B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B-
University of West Florida is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Gulf South Conference
Address
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
Website

University of West Florida Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

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Test Scores and GPA for University of West Florida

Cost

Net Price
$10,282/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,909/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,631/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,979/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,525/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,124/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
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.124 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.124 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,196Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 77 responses
Report
  • Average
    55%
  • Smart students that want more out of class session
    25%
  • Intelectual
    18%
  • Not studious
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.140 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.158 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 87 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    29%
  • Adventurous
    14%
  • Opportunities
    13%
  • Interesting
    11%
  • Average
    10%
  • Boring
    7%
  • Different
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.87 responses
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In my humble opinion based upon my experience, the University of West Florida may not be the best school to attend, but it is one of the best schools to attend within the state of Florida that provides enough of a return on your investment to count. Class sizes are normally small enough that professors can talk to and interact with students on a one-on-one basis to answer questions, to provide assistance, to facilitate conversation, and to even assist with opportunities. With more than seventy individual majors and the opportunities to earn multiple majors, students definitely have not only variety but choice to maximize the opportunities afforded to them to achieve their dreams. The Office of Undergraduate Research has been instrumental in allowing students to travel, to present research, and network, and students are often more than prepared to attend graduate schools and to fill the vacant job and/or leadership positions available after college. Go Argos!
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UWF is a wonderful school! The staff is helpful, class sizes are small and managable, there's a ton of useful student resources, and the spacious campus is always clean. One bone to pick; most of our learning is filtered through the website, which at times is confusing and not user friendly. Aside from that I couldn't be happier with my decision to attend UWF!
Best school ever! My experience there has been excellent so far. Everything about uwf makes the school amazing! There are a few details that can be worked on such as the lights around campus and the food cafeteria. Otherwise the faculty is awesome, classrooms are smaller so you have more opportunity to get to know people and your professor better.