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The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida

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Overview

Student Population
12,847
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Location Pensacola, Florida
Online uwf.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Pensacola, Florida, The University of West Florida is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,194 prospective students applied, and 2,230 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,163 enrolled in the school.  7,182 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,665 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,319 plus fees of $2,041. The University of West Florida is ranked 597 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

The University of West Florida is rated within the lower 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for The University of West Florida within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1080/1260
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.43
Applications Accepted
31% 
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Applications Due May 15, 2022
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Florida Resident Tuition
$4,319
In State Costs for The University of West Florida
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,041
Room and Board $10,062
Budget for Other Expenses$2,300
Total One Year Cost$20,322
Out of State Resident Tuition
$16,587
Out of State Costs for The University of West Florida
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$2,041
Room and Board $10,062
Budget for Other Expenses$2,300
Total One Year Cost$32,590

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by The University of West Florida students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 16%
Education 13%
Health Professions 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138354 IPEDS survey data for The University of West Florida.

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