University of Florida

University of Florida Ranking

country rank: 27
world rank: 31

University Overview

The University of Florida ranking, established in 1853, is a non-profit public state higher-education college based in the small city of Gainesville, Florida (population range of 50,000-249,999). The University of Florida (UF) ranking is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. In a variety of fields of study, the University of Florida (UF) provides classes and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. licenses, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 167-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate for this US higher education institution is 30-40%, rendering it a very selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. A library, accommodation, recreational facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative resources are all available to students at UF.

University of Florida Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Florida
Acronym UF
Founded 1853
Motto Civium in moribus rei publicae salus The welfare of the state depends upon the morals of its citizens
Colours Blue and orange

University Location

Address 355 Tigert Hall Gainesville 32611-3115 Florida United States
Tel +1 (352) 392 3261
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 201 Criser Hall Gainesville 32611-4000 (352) 392 1365

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes University of Florida's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 5,166,684 physical volumes, 827,509 physical media, 157,019 digital/electronic medium and 1,092 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Florida's library has 8 branches.
Housing Yes University of Florida provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 10,781 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

State University System of Florida (SUSF) Association of American Universities (AAU) Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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