University of Florida

The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belongs to the Association of American Universities.

The University of Florida is a flagship university of the State University System of Florida and one of the largest universities in the United States, with 51,413 students as of fall 2008. It is the largest comprehensive university in the state of Florida and has one of the largest budgets in the United States at nearly $4.377 billion per year. UF is home to 17 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. As of the 2007-2008 academic year, UF ranked twelfth among all institutions in the number of new National Merit Scholar students enrolled. Researchers at the University of Florida developed the famous sports drink Gatorade.


UF has a 2,000-acre campus and more than 900 buildings (including 170 with classrooms and laboratories). The northeast corner of campus is listed as a Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. The UF residence halls have a total capacity of some 7,500 students and the five family housing villages house more than 1,000 married and graduate students.

Application Requirements (Undergraduate Only)

Application Fee - $ 30.00
Formal Demonstration of Competencies - Not Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent – Required
High School GPA - Required
High School Rank - Recommended
High School Record - Required
Recommendations – Not Required
TOEFL – Not Required
Test Scores – Required

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees (undergraduate)

Published Tuition and Fees
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergrads
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergrads


$ 3,257
$ 2,211
$ 1,045


$ 17,841
$ 16,101
$ 1,740

Contact info:

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611
Ph: 352.392.3261

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