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University of Florida Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

45.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Florida
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into University of Florida? The school has a 46% acceptance rate. Last year, 13,836 out of 30,118 applicants were admitted making University of Florida a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 16 percent. University of Florida typically accepts and attracts "A" average high school students. Only 49% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1250-1420
Applicants Submitting SAT
78%
SAT Scores for University of Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 620
SAT Composite 25th 1250
SAT Scores for University of Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 720
SAT Composite 75th 1420
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Florida?

University of Florida typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1165. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1335 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Florida admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >59%
1335 to 1420 Avg + 46%-59%
1250 to 1335 Avg - 33%-46%
1165 to 1250 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 1165 Low <23%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
27-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
77%
ACT Scores for University of Florida
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for University of Florida
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 31
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Florida?

Admission data indicates that University of Florida regularly accepts students with ACT's of 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Florida.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Florida admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >59%
29 to 31 Avg + 46%-59%
27 to 29 Avg - 33%-46%
25 to 27 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 25 Low <23%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
4.1
Typical High School Grades
A

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Florida was 4.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of Florida will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Florida students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 94% Good
3.50 to 3.75 4% Reach
3.25 to 3.50 1% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 N/A% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 N/A% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

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Admission Statistics

University of Florida admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 17,057 13,061 30,118
Accepted 8,302 5,533 13,836
Acceptance Rate 49% 42% 46%
Enrolled 3,984 2,858 6,842
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 48% 52% 49%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Nov 1, 2017
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Nov 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Florida Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Florida
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134130 IPEDS survey data for University of Florida.