Location
Gainesville, FL
Undergrads
30,241
Tuition (in-state)
$28,420 ($6,143)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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1 College Junior

Campus Housing: Horrible. I doing worst than planned living on campus. It's expensive, staff members (Resident Assistants and Graduate Hall Directors) are mostly rude and talked bad about residents, and you are stuck on campus for the entire year and can't leave even you are on the verge of eviction.

6 people found this useful Report
2 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Varies from person to person. I feel like those who are in fraternities and sororities can be pretty rude sometimes.

6 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Facilities: Very beautiful campus on the outside

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Facilities: Some things are decent and then some could use renovations

4 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There is a lot of cultural diversity here- but I sometimes feel like the majority of the school is white frat guys.

4 people found this useful Report
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Chris Kirschner
Hometown
Bronx, NY
Major
Journalism
Grad Year
2014
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Some schools have certain advantages over others. Small schools give a feeling of community; large schools have lots of resources; private schools are ripe for close academic relationships with faculty; and state schools offer a good value. Well, UF is not your typical state school, and Gainesville is certainly not your stereotypical small town. Because this place is so big, it has all of the libraries, dorms, athletics, courses, clubs, and services you could want at a good price. But if you put forth just a little effort, you’ll find that the University also has more compassionate, down-to-earth professors, locals, and students that any small, private school could ever dream of having.

The best thing about going to a school like UF is that whatever you want to accomplish in life, it is probably obtainable through going to this school. You will never have to worry about not fitting in with anyone because the campus is a huge melting pot. Students are never bored on campus because there is literally always something to do with friends both on or off campus. And who wouldn't want to go to a school where the immense amount of school pride is literally unexplainable? It sure is great to be a Florida Gator.

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