Rank: 18

University of Florida

Gainesville, FLwww.ufl.edu/
Median SAT/ACT
1270/29
Enrollment
36,045
The University of Florida is one of the best bargains in higher education. Tuition is about $6,300 a year for Floridians, and 88% of undergraduates get state or other grants. Those numbers pay real dividends, as well: About 32% of students come from low-income families, but 87%of freshman graduate within six years, nearly 20% higher than is typical for schools...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$21,800
% of students who get any grants
88%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,800
Average price for low-income students
$7,000
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
65%
% of need met
94%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$2,500
student success
Graduation rate
87%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Average student debt
$14,000
Average salary within 5 years
$49,800
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
43%
admissions
Acceptance rate
48%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1270/29
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-Nov

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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The University of Florida combines a classic collegiate campus with a modern and innovative spirit. First, the UF campus is absolutely beautiful with historical brick education halls and centuries old Oak trees. New buildings on campus are built with unique and complimentary architecture and consider environmental impacts to the campus....
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The University of Florida is by far one of the best universities in the country. From being in one of the biggest football divisions in the country, SEC, and watching games in the Swamp nothing can compare to Saturday nights in Gainesville. The academics are wonderful but demanding being we...
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The University of Florida is great! I had a rough start because I began with a major that I wasn't passionate about and struggled with the classes. In the lower level lecture classes, it is hard to get proper tutoring, even with the services at UF. I ended up failing...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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