YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Reviews 6422 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

{{ error }}
close
5 College Freshman

Majors: The largest majors in the school happen to be the top in the country. Also a huge variety.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Majors: Internships are stressful but they pay really well and build your resume.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Party Scene: Parties happen every weekend but FSU has the lead, unfortunately.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: It's everywhere but not my thing.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Majors: Time was demanding, responsibilities many, pay was awesome, and my position was account payable/receivable. I work at my school occassionally going to classes, taking notes, helping out with the Study Edge Program.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Majors: Getting into the Graduate School of Accounting was simple. Filling out an application, having my parents fill out their section, and providing proof of Florida Residency, due to the fact, that they placed me in as an out-of-state student, which I have lived in the same area of Florida, my entire life. Small error to fix, even though somewhat inconvenient, since I just started my 4th year at UF, no big deal, except when I saw what an out-of-state student would have had to pay if in my same position. Wow! Due to the graduate school being separate from the bachelor's program, everything had to be done over again, and that error happened to 2 other friends of mine, so we had to do quite a bit of hustling to get it all in by September 5th, but all is fine now.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Administration: It evidently cares about student safety.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Good location relative to campus.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Scholarships: I have attempted to receive financial aid in the past, but was turned down, even though my Dad had just become disabled and could not work, due to a spinal condition. My Mom works and they stated that she makes too much money as a teacher. I haven't attempted since then, and that was two years ago. I need it desperately, due to being in grad school now, for accounting, so Bright Futures and Florida Prepaid are getting ready to run out.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Local Area: Always something going on either off or on campus. Athletics being the best and the biggest, plus cultural art shows, plenty of activities, especially on the weekends. Even though I work, many events don't start until late afternoon, evening.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Athletics: Love everything about the athletics at my college. There is always an event going on, and just more reasons to get out and meet people.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Security on campus is above average. I walk everywhere, except to work, and you feel safe, even if coming back from the library, yes library, not bar, at 2:00 AM. Can't study in a Fraternity House, not happening! Haven't had any problems since have been there for the last 3 years.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Party Scene: The party scene is great. You meet new people every time you go to one, and they are everywhere. Since I am in grad school now, 3/2 program, studying is a major priority, plus I work at Publix, as well, and have for 6 years. I pick and choose wisely what parties I attend, knowing where the trouble lies, and stay away from anything ruining my future.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: I lived in Beatty Towers for my first semester, then move into the Fraternity House. Convenience of having a laundry room on the bottom floor is the one thing I miss. The Fraternity House doesn't have one, so I go to friends that have one in their rental houses or apartments.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Greek Life: I have made many new friends for life by being part of the Greek Life. We do a lot of charity work, as well as athletic events, and yes, some partying. I live in the Fraternity House, and have for 3 years, and it's been great!

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live in the Fraternity House which is directly across the school campus, and my accounting classes are all within a football field range. Close and convenient to restaurants and activities.

5 College Junior

Athletics: It's great to be a Florida Gator!

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Majors: I transferred into the public relations program from FIU and it was a very easy transition. I love my counselors and professors. Everyone is very helpful and well informed.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Majors: I absolutely love my program. The facilities are great and the workload is relevant. Teachers and counselors are always trying to help students get internships or jobs.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Administration: I think the administration is doing well at being strict with alcohol, drugs and the honor code.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I love living off-campus. It's a 5 minute bus ride and I always have parking for my car.

5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Gainesville has a great variety of cuisines.

4 College Junior

Party Scene: It's great, the age limit is 18 to get in everywhere but 21 to drink. Really safe environments to have fun.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: There have been a string of assaults on campus but campus and Gainesville police have expanded their late night programs to get people home safely.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I'm personally indifferent to Greek life but the girls do tend to be cliquey.

{{review.UserDisplayString}}

{{review.SectionLabel}} at {{review.EntityName}}:

{{review.Votes}} found this useful - Did you? Was this useful? Yes Report

Sorry, there are no reviews.

  • {{settings.pageNumber}} of {{settings.maxPages}}
  • Pages:
  • ... {{page}}

Photos More photos . . .

Tigert Hall
Tigert Hall
Tigert Hall Tigert Hall The Administration Building

Overall ExperienceWhat's this?

View student contributors

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.

Admitted Students' GPA/Test Scores More on admissions . . .

Applicant Status At University of Florida

How do I stack up?

Compared against the students in the chart, you are in the:

??? Percentile
4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!