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 1740 (25th percentile) - 2040 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 26 (25th percentile) - 31 (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 (3.48 - 3.71) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. University of Florida accepts about 50 percent of applicants. Of those that are admitted, roughly 51 percent of students registered for enrollment. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected University of Florida (UF) acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 45%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Florida (UF) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Florida was reported as 46.5% in Fall 2013 with over 27,100 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 SAT Scores: 1740 - 2040
  • UF ACT Scores: 26 - 31
  • UF Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Florida?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to UF 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Florida has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 42.7%
  • 2010-2011: 43.2%
  • 2011-2012: 43.2%
  • 2012-2013: 44.1%
  • 2013-2014: 46.5%
  • Projected UF Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 44.6%

How Does University of Florida (UF) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UF is nineteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of North Florida53.4%
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide99.4%
Saint Leo University76.6%
University of Central Florida48.9%
Valdosta State University55.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Florida (UF) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 670
Math590 - 690
Writing570 - 680
Total Score1740 - 2040
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 32
Math25 - 30
Composite Score26 - 31
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