General Information

UF Facts and Rankings

How many students are in fraternities or sororities?

A total of 4,266 students were members of Greek organizations at UF as of fall 2000:

* 1,700 were in fraternities
* 2,337 in sororities
* 85 were in the Multicultural Greek Council
* 144 were in the National Pan-Hellenic Council

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How many students live on campus?

For Fall 2008, 7,553 single students lived on campus (4,346 female, 3,205 male.)

Does UF have any Pulitzer prize winners on faculty?

UF has one Pulitzer Prize winner. John Kaplan, an associate professor in the College of Journalism and Communications, won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 1992.

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I am interested in availability of any Florida prepaid tuition program available for my children or grandchildren. Where can I get information?

The Florida Prepaid College Board offers two programs that assist with Florida tuition costs. The Florida Prepaid College Plan locks in the cost of college tuition, local fees, and dormitory housing at today’s prices. The Florida College Investment Plan provides an affordable way to save for college with a wide range of investment options and tax benefits. For more information, call 1-800-552-GRAD; or visit Florida Prepaid College Plans.

How much money has UF made in royalties from Gatorade?

As of February 2000, the university had received $61.5 million since it began collecting Gatorade royalties in 1973.

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When was UF integrated and who was the first black student?

The first black student admitted to the University of Florida was law student George Stark in September of 1958. The first black graduate from UF was another law student, Willie George Allen in 1963.

How big is your largest class?

The class with the largest number of students taught by one instructor in a single classroom is Theater Appreciation, which for fall 2000 had an enrollment of 654 students.

How many faculty members does UF have?

Current and historical figures are available from the Office of Institutional Research.

When did UF go coed?

UF began accepting women in 1947.

What is the total student enrollment at UF?

Current student enrollment figures are available from the Office of Institutional Research.

What is your tuition this year?

University Financial Services keeps a current listing of cost per credit hour for both Florida residents and Non-Florida residents.

Undergraduate students normally take 12-15 credit hours per term, with two terms per year.

UF Student Financial Affairs keeps a listing of average cost of attendance.

How does UF rank nationwide?

For current UF rankings visit the Office of Institutional Research.

What is the average SAT/ACT score for incoming freshmen?

Current average SAT/ACT scores for incoming freshman are available on the First-Time, First-Year Admission Data Set from the UF Office of Institutional Research.

Who do I contact to get items with UF logos, including athletic “Gator” souvenirs?

Many UF items are available on campus at book stores and gift shops. To ensure you have received officially licensed products, check for verification on the labels of the item at purchase.

Contact the University Athletic Department regarding athletic items and policies.

For rare and specific occasions, contact the Office of the Presidentregarding university-related items not available elsewhere.

What percentage of total enrollment are graduate students?

Student enrollment figures are available from the Office of Institutional Research

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Are freshmen allowed to have cars on campus? If so, is there substantial parking?

Freshmen have some parking alotted. To determine to what extent, please access UF’s Transportation & Parking Services website.

How tall is UF’s Century Tower?

UF’s Century Tower is 157 feet tall.

Where can I find the hours and other information on the Baughman Center?

For information regarding the Baughman Center, please call (352) 294-0049 or visit

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