At the University of Florida, we are people of purpose. 

We're committed to challenging convention & ourselves. We see things not as they are, but as they could be. And we strive for a greater impact: one measured in people helped and lives improved.

UF is ranked #5 of all public universities in the U.S. We have over 130+ programs to choose from, with a student to faculty ratio of 17:1.

Outside of the classroom, your opportunities are limitless! With an active student body, and an abundance of Florida sunshine, recreation is a big part of life on campus. UF has over 1,000+ student clubs and organizations to keep you busy.

Basic details

  • Region: South
  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 40%
  • Average ACT range: 27-31
  • Average SAT range: 1790-2030 (with writing included)
  • Test optional?: No
  • Common Application accepted?: No
  • Areas of study offered include: Anthropology; Archaeology; Architecture; Area Studies; Art History; Agriculture; Astronomy; Accounting/Finance; Arts; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Biology; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Chemistry; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Film/Cinema Studies; Fisheries; Forestry; Gender Studies; Genetics; Geography; Geology; History; Hospitality, Travel & Tourism; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Labour/Industrial Relations; Journalism; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Meteorology; Military Sciences; Museum Studies; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Oceanography; Pharmacology; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Policy; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Urban Planning; Urban Studies; Veterinary Medicine; Zoology
  • Full list of majors available:


  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $43,500


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Women's Bowling; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Gymnastics; Women's Football / Soccer; Women's Gymnastics; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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