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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
  • K from Gainesville, FL
  • 3
  • I only lived in the expensive dorms so I had a good experience in that sense (Hume, Lakeside, Infinity) but I did not like any of my roommates and if…

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  • Kevyn Xiong
  • 4
  • Dorm life is awesome as long as you get along with your roommate. The bathrooms gets cleaned once a week on Thursday. …

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Michal from Palm Bay, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Their meal plan is a little expensive, but it is understandable. I love the different varieties of food on campus and off.

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  • 3
  • Peyton from Jacksonville, FL
  • I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I keep seeing everyone say to avoid the meal plan. Are some dorms better equipped than others to cook in?

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  • 1
  • K from Gainesville, FL
  • I am a past student here

    Do not buy a meal-plan!! If you must eat at the dining hall or on campus at all put that money into declining balance instead and try to eat as healthy as possible to keep the pounds off. It is better to save that money for groceries or bills if you have it though (if you ever plan to move off campus).

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  • 3
  • Danielle from Rockledge, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Food around campus is varied, and even the dining hall has a good variety. The only downside is that it can be a hit or miss at times and is definitely overpriced in my belief. On weekends, the food is also limited at the dining halls and they essentially just serve breakfast all day, so have an alternative.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Emily from Fleming Island, FL
  • I am a current student here

    There are plenty of sororities and fraternities to choose from; Panhellenic and non-Panhellenic. I am part of a Christian sorority (non-PanHellenic) and I love it!

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  • 0
  • sarah from punta gorda, fl
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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