University of West Florida

Quick Facts:
Address 11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
Metropolitan Area Pensacola
Yearly Tuition In/Out-of-State $6,357/$18,625
School Type Public
Year Founded 1963
School Website

The University of West Florida (UWF) is rather small by Florida university standards in terms of enrollment. However, it is located on the third larges campus in the state. That campus is located just north of Pensacola on Escambia Bay.

2013 Admissions Data

Fall Application Deadline June 30
Acceptance Rate 61%
Average High School GPA 3.33
Average SAT Scores Critical Reading: 450-550
Math: 450-540
Writing: 430-530
Average ACT Scores Math: 19-24
English: 20-25
Application Fee $30
Financial Aid Deadline Rolling Basis

At 70%, UWF has the highest acceptance rate of the Florida public universities.


Number of Majors Offered 66
Most Popular Majors Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences
Student to Faculty Ratio 24:1
Four Year Graduation Rate 24%

The programs at UWF that the university is particularly proud of are in engineering and the humanities.

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Student Body

Enrolled Students 9,554
Male to Female Ratio 41:59
Percent Out-of-State 11%
Student Heritage

Student Life

UWF is located on a wilderness preserve and students there can take advantage of the many outdoor pursuits provided there. UWF also owns land in Pensacola Beach that students can visit.

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