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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.

The Innovation Academy (IA) is one of the nation's most forward-looking undergraduate programs, providing students with a small-cohort experience focused on innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, ethics and leadership. Students are enrolled during the spring-summer academic year and have the fall semester to explore off-campus experiential pursuits, such as study abroad, internships, research or online courses.

IA students should have an interest in developing new knowledge to grow new business opportunities, services or products through an innovative spirit.

For more information about this unique academic experience for beginning freshmen, visit the Innovation Academy website.