University of Florida

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,477

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,761

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.93%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

45.9%

30,118 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

52,367

83.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

87.2%

5,531 Graduates

About

University of Florida is a higher education institution located in Alachua County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Florida were General Psychology (481 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (449 degrees), and General Finance (394 degrees).

In 2016, 14,667 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Florida. 54.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (8,086 degrees), 3.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2323 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Florida is $4,477, which is $-21,379 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Florida is $4,477, which is $-21,379 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,761.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,477

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Florida was $4,477. The cost of tuition at University of Florida is $-21,379 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$14,761

2016 Value

1.03%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Florida had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,761. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Florida grew by 1.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,650

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Florida was of $9,650 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 0.208% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.775% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

29%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at University of Florida received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 3.41% with respect to 2015, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.93%

2015 Default Rate

139

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Florida was 1.93%, which represents 139 out of the 7184 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Florida received 30,118 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.07% annual growth. Out of those 30,118 applicants, 13,836 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.9% acceptance rate.

There were 52,367 students enrolled at University of Florida in 2016, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Florida has an overall enrollment yield of 49.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

13,836

Accepted Out of 30,118

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Florida was 45.9% (13,836 admissions from 30,118 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 47.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 3.07%, while admissions declined by -0.403%.

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SAT Scores

78%

Submission Percentage

5,553

Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at University of Florida in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Florida has a total enrollment of 52,367 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Florida is 43,825 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,542. This means that 83.7% of students enrolled at University of Florida are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Florida, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.1% White, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.39% Asian, 5.87% Black or African American, 2.52% Two or More Races, 0.462% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Florida in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.4%), followed by White Male (19.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Florida, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52,367 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Florida is 43,825 and the part-time enrollment is 8,542. This means that 83.7% of students enrolled at University of Florida are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Florida was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Florida had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    27,827

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9,102

  3. Asian

    3,871

The enrolled student population at University of Florida is 53.1% White, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.39% Asian, 5.87% Black or African American, 2.52% Two or More Races, 0.462% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.246% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,605 students (3.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1449 more women than men received degrees from University of Florida. The majority of degree recipients at University of Florida are white (8,086 degrees awarded). There were 3.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2323 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Florida is General Psychology (481 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (449 degrees) and General Finance (394 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Florida, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (570 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (217 degrees), and Engineering (2,013 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Florida are Miscellaneous managers (533,065 people), Physicians & surgeons (420,445 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (361,643 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (306,083 people), and Civil engineers (236,220 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Florida are Agriculture (570 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (217 degrees), Engineering (2,013 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (196 degrees), and Biology (1,118 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Florida are Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Florida are Agriculture (570 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (217 degrees), Engineering (2,013 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (196 degrees), and Biology (1,118 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Florida are Architectural, engineering & related services (558,255 people), Hospitals (529,691 people), Computer Systems Design (415,116 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (410,046 people), and Construction (305,021 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Florida are Agriculture (570 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (217 degrees), Engineering (2,013 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (196 degrees), and Biology (1,118 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Florida.

Most Common

  1. 481 degrees awarded

  2. 449 degrees awarded

  3. 394 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Florida was General Psychology with 481 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 6,609

  2. 8,058

In 2016, 6,609 degrees were awarded to men at University of Florida, which is 0.82 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,058).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 506 degrees were awarded to men at University of Florida in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.36 times more than the 371 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 400 degrees were awarded to women at University of Florida in General Psychology, which is 3.17 times more than the 126 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

67%

100% Completion Time

87%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 67% of students graduating from University of Florida completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 87% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (96.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Florida is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (96.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.6% of graduates (144 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,086 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,323 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    933 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Florida is white (8,086 degrees awarded). There were 3.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2323 degrees).

3.16% of degree recipients (464 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    4,433 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    3,653 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,379 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Florida is white female (4,433 degrees awarded). There were 1.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3,653 degrees).

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Operations

University of Florida has an endowment valued at nearly $1.56B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $29.3M (1.89%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Florida had a total expenditure of $2.6B. Of that $2.6B, they spent $1.49B on salaries and $2.6B on benefits.

University of Florida employs 823 Professors, 540 Associate professors, and 320 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Florida are Male Professors (631), Male Associate professors(347), and Female Associate professors (193).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Florida are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1511 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 1484 employees, and Service with 827 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.56B

2015 Endowment

2.38%

growth from 2014

University of Florida has an endowment valued at about $1.56B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Florida grew 2.38% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.29B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $387M - Federal

  2. $40.1M - State

  3. $4.49M - Local

As of 2015, University of Florida received $387M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $40.1M from state grants and contracts, and $4.49M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$1.49B

Salary Expenditure

$2.6B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Florida had a total expenditure of $2.6B. Of that $2.6B, they spent $1.49B on salaries and $2.6B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Florida as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.49B

2015 Salaries

6.06%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Florida paid a median of $1.49B in salaries, which represents 57.4% of their overall expenditure ($2.6B) and a 6.06% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.79% growth from 2013 and a 9.94% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$231M

Instructional Salaries

2,071

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Florida paid a total of $231M to 2,071 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

823 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1511 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Florida were Professor with 823 employees; Associate professor with 540 employees; and Associate professor with 320 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Florida were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,511 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 1,484 employees; and Service with 827 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Florida was Male Professor with 631 employees, Male Associate professor with 347 employees, and Female Associate professor with 193 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Florida.

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