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University of Florida Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
32,043
Total Undergrads
Including 2,185 Part-time
6,384
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 52 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Southeastern Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

7
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $1,804,662)
10
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 -

Diversity

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%
Disabilities
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
Living
  • 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
Other
  • 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
  • Olivia from South Florida
  • 3
  • It really depends on where you are staying. Some dorms are older and have not been renovated yet, but there is two new halls currently being built and most other…

  • Apr-26-2015 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Mark from Miami, FL
  • Oct-21-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I haven't looked into their dining options, but there is a variety of supermarkets around the community.

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  • 2
  • camila from weston, fl
  • Jun-14-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    the food at orientation is said to be a lot better than the one that is normally at the dining hall but honestly it wasn't that good. you're better off eating off campus or cooking for yourself. it's not that it's totally awful but it's just not the best. think: a few tiers up from typical high school cafeteria food

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  • 4
  • samuel - kissimmee, fl
  • Jun-07-2016 I am a current student here

    although the restaurants on campus are fairly average, gainesville is home to many amazing local restaurants. just the other night i ate at satchels and i had a great time! after dinner we went through the museum/gift store that was connected to the restaurant. another personal favorite is sandwich inn, i can't leave gainesville without stopping there.

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  • 3
  • sarah from punta gorda, fl
  • Jun-03-2016 I am a current student here

    there are two dining halls. brossard is much better than gator dining. there were always a lot of options and the food wasn't terrible at all. there is always dessert and the broward cookies were always amazing.

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  • 3
  • Philip from Jacksonville, FL
  • Mar-18-2016 I am a current student here

    Off campus food is WAY better than the dinning hall food on campus. There are a lot of great places to go in Mid-town, right across the north side of campus. FAIR WARNING. The meal plan, which ever one you consider, is over priced and the food is not that good. Getting declining balance on your Gator1 card is the way to go.

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  • 4
  • Kayla from Coral Springs, FL
  • Mar-04-2016 I am a current student here

    There are plenty of options for on campus eating, but I do not recommend the meal plan. My friends who live on campus and have the meal plan often do not use it as much as intended and waste money. You're better off learning to budget food, and it will help in the long run. The campus has a couple Chickfilas, many Starbucks, Moes, Chomp It, Jamba Juice, Subway, Wendys, Pollo Tropical, Panda Express, Croutons, Einstein's Bagels, etc.

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  • 5
  • Jessica from PEMBROKE PINES, FL
  • Feb-29-2016 I am a current student here

    There are numerous food places on campus and you are close to one no matter where you are on campus. There's also a great range of food categories. It's dining hall food but it's pretty good considering it is dining hall food. It is good some days and not the best on other days

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  • 5
  • anonymous
  • Feb-25-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    They have a great buffet line

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  • 3
  • Lubert from Lauderhill, FL
  • Jan-20-2016 I am a current student here

    If cooking is not your strong points, don't fret, UF has your back! The Fresh Food Company and says its quality in it name. Dishes accommodate meat eaters and vegans! Amtrak Company provides the campus with Chic-Fil-A, Subways, Pollo Tropical, Wendys, Pizza Hut, Freshies, Croutons, Panda Express, and the list goes on and on. For the late night munchies, the campus provides small markets near dorms to benefit students. And yes, you can call Papa Johns or Jimmy Johns is you do get tired of campus food, they don't mind delivering to dorms :)

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-14-2016 I am a current student here

    Personally I do not have a meal plan. I have eaten at the dining hall and it isn't terrible, but I can see how it would get old after a while. I have declining balance where there is money preloaded onto my card and I can use it at the dining halls or any of the restaurants on campus. I find this works better for me because I like to cook my meals more using the floor kitchen.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • camila from weston, fl
  • Jun-14-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    super expensive but it seems really fun and the networking connections seem awesome.

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  • 0
  • sarah from punta gorda, fl
  • Jun-03-2016 I am a current student here

    greek life runs uf, even though there is such a small percentage in greek life. you are able to get involved in so much more, plus it is your best bet at getting involved in student government. you get to participate in tons of philanthropy events, and go to lots of parties. plus you meet so many more people than you would not being in greek life (trust me, i didn't join a sorority until i was a sophomore). plus there isn't only ifc and panhellenic sororities and fraternities. there are academic based, cultural, and religious ones you can also join.

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  • 0
  • Philip from Jacksonville, FL
  • Mar-18-2016 I am a current student here

    Greek life runs deep within campus. Not a day will go by that you don't see at least 30 people wearing their letters. Rushing is something that I would consider for everyone to do, just for the experience. Even if you don't plan on joining. It's a great way to meet new people and test your small talk skills. Which surprisingly becomes a pretty good tool to have in college.

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  • 0
  • Olivia from South Florida
  • Apr-26-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I do not plan on rushing, but for someone who does, there is plenty of sororities and fraternities to choose from.

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  • 0
  • Emily from Jacksonville Beach, FL
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is fairly prominent on campus. I personally am not involved in Greek Life, but many of my friends are. They are not the typical snobby sorority girls you expect, but instead, sweet friendly people. The sororities and fraternities are welcoming and their members are just like everyone else.

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  • 0
  • Daniel from Gainesville, FL
  • Dec-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Very greek life active, it's not something I'm interested in, but if that's your thing then this school will embrace you with open arms.

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