University of Florida Profile


The University of Florida, founded in 1853, is a public, comprehensive university. The 2,000-acre suburban campus is located in Gainesville, 70 miles from Jacksonville.


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 44% of 27,419 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: November 1

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Considered
Extracurricular: Considered

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 4.00
SAT Math: 621 average  590-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 570-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 26-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance: In-state: $20,843  Out-of-state: $43,120
Tuition and Fees: In-state: $6,143 Out-of-state: $28,420
Room and Board: $9,370
Average Percent of Need Met: 82%
Average Freshman Award:  $13,705
Average Indebtedness of 2010 Graduates: $16,841


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 3,472
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-59 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification: On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001535: Free

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