The University of West Florida Rankings

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In the World#1286 of 14178
In North America#401 of 2629
In the United States#363 of 2528
In Florida#12 of 111
In Pensacola#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
31%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
9,521
Graduates
3,036
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uwf.edu

The University of West Florida Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate31%33%29%
Applicants7,1943,0354,159
Admissions2,2301,0051,225
Freshmen enrolled full time1,016479537
Freshmen enrolled part time1477671

3,951 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,345 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
693 or 60%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1080
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in The University of West Florida are 1080-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
857 or 74%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in The University of West Florida are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White8234 (66%)
Black or African American1452 (12%)
Hispanic1228 (10%)
Two or more races636 (5%)
Asian393 (3%)
Nonresident Alien332 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown182 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander36 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native28 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,432
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$3,735$7,088
Tuition in-state$3,735$7,088
Tuition out-of-state$16,004$22,166
Fee in-district$2,041$1,974
Fee in-state$2,041$1,974
Fee out-of-state$2,654$2,728

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,436
Combined charge for room and board$10,268
Room charge$5,900
Meal charge$4,368

The University of West Florida Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies877
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse55653
Educational Leadership and Administration, General191
Special Education and Teaching, General44107
Psychology, General12520
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General12714
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General130
Business Administration and Management, General3198
Mass Communication & Media Studies1231
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies727
Computer and Information Sciences, General5024
Biology & Biological Sciences, General5615
Curriculum and Instruction4821
Mathematics, General2837
Information Technology537
Social Work52
English Language and Literature, General3513
Hospitality Administration & Management, General48
Accounting3017
Business & Commerce, General47
Marketing & Marketing Management, General46
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management46
Social Sciences, General43
History, General357
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography41
Electrical and Electronics Engineering41
Clinical & Medical Social Work40
Public Health, General39
International Relations and Affairs36
Legal Assistant & Paralegal35
Biomedical Sciences, General34
Environmental Science268
Political Science and Government, General2310
Chemistry, General29
Anthropology1811
Engineering Technology, General28
Mechanical Engineering28
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management27
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist24
Finance, General22
Fine & Studio Arts, General20
Computer Engineering, General20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General19
Educational & Instructional Technology17
Athletic Training & Trainer15
Art & Art Studies, General14
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General14
Elementary Education and Teaching12
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education12
Health & Health Care Administration & Management12
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling92
Social Sciences, Other11
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services11
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication11
Physics, General8
Biological and Physical Sciences8
Management Information Systems, General8
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7
Economics, General7
Philosophy7
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management6
Music Performance, General6
Music Teacher Education6
Humanities & Humanistic Studies5
Business & Managerial Economics5
Geographic Information Science and Cartography5
Reading Teacher Education4
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance3
Computer Science2
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1
Grand Total8772,36887521
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%42%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 71%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,880
Citations
106,575

Publication count by topic

Psychology
750
Computer science
658
Biology
339
Medicine
326
Mathematics
238
Engineering
182
Political science
175
Business
164
Sociology
149
Chemistry
134
Economics
124
Environmental science
115
Geography
106
History
60
Materials science
55
Art
34
Physics
31
Geology
29
Philosophy
23

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology68926,971
Mathematics77614,993
Sociology8173,216
History855171
Computer science88516,219
Geography10251,868
Political science1054874
Art105475
Environmental science12212,765
Engineering12243,582
Business12602,031
Economics13401,747
Medicine14698,636
Biology149712,623
Philosophy170221
Geology1826438
Physics2429512
Chemistry28201,884
Materials science3718282

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199055231
199149245
199261346
199358512
199462662
199544886
1996671054
1997631029
1998681284
1999571432
2000641483
2001861644
20021002031
20031052239
2004852406
2005832913
2006973416
20071073577
20081163846
20091204424
20101104468
20111364734
20121295082
20131515610
20141275936
20151675830
20161575301
20171845741
20182125622
20192196783
20201997077

General info

Alternative namesUniversity of West Florida
UWF
Founded1963
WikipediaUniversity of West Florida
Colorsblue, green
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff1,522
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida, 32514-5750
United States
City population52,000
Phone8504742000
Fax+1 (850) 474 3360

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