University of Florida (UF)

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UF can be found in Gainesville, FL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Florida enrolls about fifty thousand students each year.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1310 (25th percentile) - 1470 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 28 (25th percentile) - 33 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into UF. We were able to estimate the University of Florida (UF) average GPA (3.62 - 3.89) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. University of Florida accepts about 40 percent of applicants. Of those that are admitted, roughly 47 percent of students registered for enrollment. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected University of Florida (UF) acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 37%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Florida (UF) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Florida was reported as 36.6% in Fall 2020 with over 38,100 applications submitted to UF. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UF ACT Scores: 28 - 33
  • UF Average GPA: 3.62 - 3.89

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Florida?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to University of Florida is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Florida has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 45.9%
  • 2017-2018: 42.0%
  • 2018-2019: 38.8%
  • 2019-2020: 36.6%
  • Projected UF Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 36.7%

How Does University of Florida (UF) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UF is fifty-five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of North Florida72.3%
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide62.0%
Saint Leo University72.1%
University of Central Florida44.4%
Valdosta State University57.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Florida (UF) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading650 - 720
Math660 - 750
Total Score1310 - 1470
ACT®Score Range
English27 - 35
Math26 - 31
Composite Score28 - 33
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