University of West Florida: Statistics

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#418 of 2,597 In North America
#375 of 2,496 In the United States
#13 of 109 In Florida
#1 of 2 In Pensacola
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
9,637
Graduates
3,424
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uwf.edu

University of West Florida Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 58% 57% 58%
Applicants 7,232 3,034 4,198
Admissions 4,163 1,716 2,447
Freshmen enrolled full time 993 455 538
Freshmen enrolled part time 216 110 106

4,314 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,399 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
783 or 65%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of West Florida are 1060-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
842 or 70%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of West Florida are 21-27 (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

White 8400 (64%)
Black or African American 1519 (12%)
Hispanic 1370 (11%)
Two or more races 648 (5%)
Asian 491 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 271 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 271 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 38 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 24 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,652
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $4,319$7,088
Tuition in-state $4,319$7,088
Tuition out-of-state $16,587$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 capacity 1,483
Combined charge for room and board $10,378
Room charge $5,900
Meal charge $4,478

University of West Florida Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 870
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 470 49
Special Education and Teaching, General 51 137
Business Administration and Management, General 50 126
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 143
Psychology, General 116 25
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 136
Accounting 79 33
Mass Communication & Media Studies 104
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 79 17
Mathematics, General 19 76
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 78 12
Social Work 73
Biomedical Sciences, General 73
Computer and Information Sciences, General 42 19
Information Technology 51 6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 41 13
History, General 40 13
English Language and Literature, General 37 13
Environmental Science 34 15
Mechanical Engineering 49
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 48
Public Health, General 46
Curriculum and Instruction 36 9
Finance, General 44
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 43
Fine & Studio Arts, General 42
Social Sciences, General 42
Clinical & Medical Social Work 41
Business & Commerce, General 39
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 36
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 34
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 33
Educational & Instructional Technology 33
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 32
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 32
Anthropology, General 24 7
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 30
Political Science and Government, General 20 8
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 26
Elementary Education and Teaching 25
International Relations and Affairs 24
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 24
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 23
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 21
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 21
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 20
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 19
Chemistry, General 15
Art & Art Studies, General 14
Social Sciences, Other 14
Reading Teacher Education 14
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 13
Management Information Systems, General 12
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 12
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 11
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 10
Computer Science 10
Physics, General 8
Music Performance, General 8
Philosophy 8
Athletic Training & Trainer 8
Computer Engineering, General 8
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration 8
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling 5
Biological and Physical Sciences 5
Economics, General 5
Music Teacher Education 4
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 4
Business & Managerial Economics 3
Engineering, General 1
Grand Total 870 2,415 997 9
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 48% 41% 53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,447
Citations
88,690

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
896 / 18,715
Computer Science
641 / 19,386
Medicine
631 / 18,083
Psychology
584 / 22,366
Business
461 / 7,338
Environmental Science
406 / 13,015
Engineering
397 / 4,633
Biology
316 / 8,696
Mathematics
295 / 5,333
Chemistry
191 / 4,252
Social Psychology
187 / 12,473
Political Science
173 / 968
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
169 / 9,816
Economics
169 / 2,152
Art & Design
160 / 1,086
Demography
159 / 8,000
Ecology
147 / 7,220
Sociology
142 / 3,577
Math Teachers
132 / 1,448
Health Science
115 / 2,055
Geography and Cartography
114 / 1,947
Education Majors
112 / 2,121
Clinical Psychology
111 / 3,647
Physics
94 / 1,080
Communications and Public Relations
91 / 1,087
Child Psychology
89 / 4,272
Physical Therapy
83 / 2,218
Management Information Systems
77 / 2,046
Marketing
65 / 1,355
Multimedia
61 / 401
Software Engineering
61 / 1,917
History
60 / 195
Public Health
55 / 709
Cognitive Science
54 / 1,544
Materials Science
53 / 501
Automation and Control engineering
52 / 530
Environmental Chemistry
51 / 2,080
Criminology and Criminal Justice
51 / 944
Statistics
51 / 1,634
Psychiatry
51 / 1,666

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 52 249
1992 65 349
1993 59 516
1994 71 681
1995 48 887
1996 71 1117
1997 72 1133
1998 76 1396
1999 70 1616
2000 70 1687
2001 95 1836
2002 111 2256
2003 111 2455
2004 91 2719
2005 91 3286
2006 102 3865
2007 116 4081
2008 124 4323
2009 127 4917
2010 117 5015
2011 135 5262
2012 136 5684
2013 158 6226
2014 127 6629
2015 172 6491
2016 164 6003
2017 193 6512
2018 215 6723
2019 228 7838
2020 231 8608
2021 245 9873

University of West Florida alumni

  1. Jan Hooks

    Jan Hooks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-2014 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorvoice actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Janet Vivian Hooks was an American actress and comedian, best known for her work on Saturday Night Live, where she was a repertory player from 1986 to 1991, and continued making cameo appearances until 1994. Her subsequent work included a regular role on the final two seasons of Designing Women, a recurring role on 3rd Rock from the Sun, and a number of other film and television roles, including on Tina Fey’s NBC show 30 Rock and The Simpsons.

  2. Jack Bergman

    Jack Bergman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in the University of West Florida
    In 1975 graduated with Master of Arts
    Occupations
    military officerpoliticianaircraft pilotbusiness executive
    Biography

    John Warren "Jack" Bergman is a retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant general and the U.S. representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. He served as commanding general of the Marine Forces Reserve and the Marine Forces North. He also served as a naval aviator, flying rotary-winged aircraft such as the CH-46 and UH-1, as well as fixed-wing aircraft such as the T-28 and KC-130. A Republican, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2016.

  3. Namrata Singh Gujral

    Namrata Singh Gujral
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorfilm director
    Biography

    Namrata Singh Gujral is an American filmmaker, motivational speaker and actor.

  4. Moochie Norris

    Moochie Norris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Martyn Bernard "Moochie" Norris is an American former professional basketball player who played several seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as well as other leagues. He is the head coach of the Houston Push of The Basketball League (TBL).

General info

Alternative names University of West Florida
UWF
Founded 1963
Colors blue, green
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff 1,440
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida, 32514-5750
United States
City population 54,000
Phone 8504742000
Fax +1 (850) 474 3360

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