Why Attend UF

Strong academics. Top research programs. World-recognized faculty.

More than 950 student organizations and one of the most involved student campuses in the country. Mind-expanding mentoring. Advanced equipment and facilities. UF offers its students all this and more in an environment dedicated to helping all students
achieve their goals.

The Details

Great things happen inside our walls so that greater things can happen outside them.

Competitive Student Body

The success of the University of Florida depends on the success of our students, which is why we are committed to enrolling a community of learners, leaders and thinkers. UF attracts the best students from throughout Florida and from every state and many foreign countries. They represent global diversity and are equally divided between men and women. They are among the nation's best by any measure.

Distinguished Faculty

Throughout your academic career, you will find faculty members who excel at teaching and research. The university has more than 4,000 distinguished faculty members, 54 eminent scholars, nearly 100 Fulbright scholars and numerous other faculty who are nationally and internationally recognized in their disciplines.

Top-Ranked Academics

UF is currently ranked in the top 20 of U.S. public universities and is a leading research institution. UF offers more than 100 undergraduate degree programs in 21 colleges and schools, as well as 200 graduate degree programs.

Strong Academic Support

UF is committed to providing students with the personal and thorough academic advisement students need to achieve their college goals. UF advisers help to keep students on track with requirements for their major by developing an academic plan that results in students' success.

High Value, Low Cost

A university education is one of the most significant investments a family makes. It is also one of the most important choices a student makes, for it will affect the rest of his/her life. Kiplinger Report ranks Florida's tuition and fees as the number 3 best value in a college education.

Study Abroad

UF students are encouraged to take advantage of the nearly 140 UF-affiliated off-campus study abroad programs in the United States and abroad. During any given year, more than 2,000 UF students study abroad.


UF Online

Be Greater. Be a Gator. Learn more about the top-tier degrees now available 100% online from the University of Florida,ranked No. 2 in the nation for "Best Online Bachelor's Programs."

Innovation Academy

As one of the nation's leading research institutions, UF has long been the home to innovation. We now are the first university in the country to offer an Academy to students who share in that creative spirit.

PaCE Program

Explore PaCE, a new University of Florida program providing expanded opportunities for talented students to join the Gator Nation. PaCE provides a combination of online and residential learning with more than 60 majors.