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University of Florida Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,185 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 52 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Southeastern Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $1,804,662)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $232,779)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 115 97 Yes Yes
Baseball 34 - Yes -
Basketball 14 14 - Yes
Football 119 - - -
Golf 9 7 - Yes
Gymnastics - 15 - -
Lacrosse - 27 Yes -
Soccer - 40 Yes Yes
Softball - 18 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 48 39 Yes Yes
Tennis 9 11 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 15 Yes Yes
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Synchronized Swimming - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 8.3%
Hispanic 12.6%
Non-resident alien 8.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 59.1%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 38
Liquor Law Violation 164
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 3
Property Crime 52

Notable Alumni

  • Bob Vila, Home improvement guru
  • Danny Wuerffel, 1996 Heisman winner, NFL player
  • Darrell Hammond, "Saturday Night Live" cast member
  • David Finkel, journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner in 2006
  • Emmitt Smith, Hall of Fame running back and all-time leading rusher
  • Faye Dunaway, Academy Award-winning actress
  • Forrest Sawyer, ABC News anchor
  • John Atanasoff, inventor of digital electronic computer
  • Stephen Stills, member of CSNY and Buffalo Springfield
  • Tim Tebow, NFL quarterback, Heisman winner
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Shawna from Gainesville, FL
  • 5
  • Dorms are what you make of them. Living in a dormitory can open your college life up to a world of new friends, social events, and even study groups. It's…

  • Jan-04-2013 Read More
  • Cristina from Miami, FL
  • 4
  • i never lived in a dorm, but that's primarily because i came to uf as a transfer student. however, i would 100% recommend it to anyone. i wish i had…

  • Feb-22-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Tobi from Miami, FL
  • Aug-05-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of meal and dining options at the university. You can but meals for 7 days a week, 5 or get a declining balance. UF is also one of the best universities for catering to vegan and vegetarian students.

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  • 5
  • Gatorgal
  • Jul-30-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    As a vegetarian, I love the dining hall options. They always have vegan/vegetarian options and they're always delicious. There are also lots of restaurants near campus that are vegetarian friendly like Clippers or Chipotle.

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  • 4
  • Teresa from Gainesville, FL
  • Jul-30-2014 I am a current student here

    A lot of non-school food on campus like Subway. I recommend getting as many flexbucks as possible, but the dining halls are unlimited food, it's just not as good.

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  • 3
  • Abigail from Naples, FL
  • Jul-06-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    From the campus tour, I saw many places to eat all around campus. I have not experienced the dining hall food.

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  • 4
  • Tori from Jacksonville, FL
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Although the meal plans are expensive, (maybe overpriced...), having one is so, so, so convenient. Unlimited dining is a dream, at least for me. The food isn't your typical five star restaurant, but it's more tasty than fast food and there are tons of options. Also, there's food court style places at the Reitz and near Student Rec, along with other fast food restaurants and P. O. D.s (Products On Demand, similar to a gas station without the gas) all over campus.

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  • 5
  • MIARose
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a lot of variations in terms of food, so you won't starve lol.

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  • 3
  • Danielle from Douglasville, GA
  • Jun-02-2014 I am a current student here

    The food and dining is okay for a first year student when trying to balance your time to eat with your new busy schedule of classes and involvement. There is a variety to choose from and depending on your meal plan the student is not limited.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tobi from Miami, FL
  • Aug-05-2014 I am a current student here

    There are over 60 fraternities and sororities at UF, so Greek life is a huge part of the university.

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  • 0
  • Logan from Palm Bay, FL
  • Jun-17-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have no idea, except the sorority houses are grouped together and are mainly composed of typical rich white kids.

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  • 0
  • Danielle from Douglasville, GA
  • Jun-02-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many fraternities and sororities for students to get involved in. Many that people are familiar with and others for people to familiarize themselves with.

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  • 0
  • Jaime from Winter Haven, FL
  • May-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely something you want to be a part of it is very strong at this University. Your new brother or sisters will be your new family. And the house will be your new home. As well as all the fun things you will be able to do.

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  • 0
  • Justin from Odessa, FL
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life plays a huge role on campus however if you are not in Greek life you can still be very successful. A huge variety of fraternities, and sororities.

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  • 0
  • Hannah from Ocala, FL
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a ton of sororities and fraternities at the University of Florida. I am not part of the greek life (yet) so I am not very familiar with it. I do know that they volunteer at many events around Gainesville.

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