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University of West Florida
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  • 4 Year
  • PENSACOLA, FL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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West Florida is an above-average public university located in Ferry Pass, Florida in the Pensacola Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,559 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the West Florida acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 48% of students, West Florida alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,500.

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11000 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
PENSACOLA, FL 32514
About West Florida...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference

University of West Florida Rankings

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West Florida Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1060-1230
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$8,452 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,652 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 119 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 134 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 134 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    43%
  • On Campus
    2%
  • Online
    55%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,559 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,078
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 86 responses
  • Average
    52%
  • Smart students that want more out of class session
    24%
  • Intelectual
    17%
  • Not studious
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 150 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 168 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • Diverse
    28%
  • Opportunities
    14%
  • Adventurous
    12%
  • Average
    10%
  • Interesting
    10%
  • Different
    7%
  • Boring
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 87 responses

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