University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Gainesville, USA

  • 1853

    Established
  • 6000

    International Students
  • 19

    No. of Programs
  • 167

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Beginning its journey over 160 years ago, the University of Florida has been an epitome of knowledge and education in different sections. Over the years of its existence, the University of Florida has been growing with a purpose - a purpose for the betterment of Florida and the world. And its dedication in being the best is seen through the rankings and awards received in the last few decades. US News & World Report ranks the University of Florida as the 6th Best University among the Public Universities, among many other accolades and recognitions.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Offered under a public land-grant, the University of Florida has been spread over 2,000 acres with over 900 buildings including the state’s first Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Platinum-certified building. Through these green buildings, the University offers its rich and globally-renowned programmes, i.e. certificate, undergrad and graduate programmes. Aspirants can choose to continue their higher education studies in the field of Arts, Agriculture & Life Sciences, Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Journalism and Mass Communication, Design Medicine, Law, Nursing and many more variety of programmes at the University of Florida.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The efforts and dedication in offering the best possible education and academic experience to aspirants from across the world have been recognised and appreciated by many. Among its accomplishments, the University of Florida has assisted in the launch of over 190 startups based on the technologies studied by researchers within a span of 15 years. The faculty recruited at the UF has also been recognised for their work and research. Two faculty members who have been Pulitzer-Prize winners also call UF their home, while many out of the 5,000 faculty members have distinguished research and teaching records.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

With students from across different parts of the world, culture and beliefs, joining into the further their right to education in the country, student diversity at the University of Florida has become one of the important priorities. With thousands of organisations and clubs to join, students have the opportunity to not only feel at home on the other side of the globe but also learn about the different cultures, races, religions and beliefs of people around them. Through various events and activities, students, staff and faculty together build an environment Equity and Diversity.

COVID-19 Response

As vaccination programmes successfully roll out across the globe, the University of Florida will be slowly transitioning to pre-COVID operating norms, which include in-person, online and hybrid classes. Here is the University of Florida’s COVID-19 Response.

  • For the 2021-22 academic year, University of Florida will be returning to the pre-pandemic classroom capacity while also resuming in-person participation in different athletic and other activities, scheduled to be conducted on campus.

  • The University of Florida has also removed the mandatory use of masks within the campus. However, masks will be mandatory in UF Hospitals and other patient-facing facilities. Masks will be required for dentistry and veterinary practices as well.

  • Students, staff and faculty are required to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 with one of the WHO approved vaccines.

  • The University of Florida has lifted most of its COVID-19 restrictions on travel and visitors as well.

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University of Florida

Gainesville, FL 32611, USA

http://www.admissions.ufl.edu/staff | 352-392-1365 | fwong@admissions.ufl.edu

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