Pensacola, FL
The University of West Florida


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Recent Reviews

Alex
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of West Florida is a beautiful school with lots of activities happening on campus at all times. The community...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of West Florida is a beautiful school with lots of activities happening on campus at all times. The community is very diverse and there is always somewhere to fit in and feel comfortable. Also the facility is very helpful and the classes are great.

Jacob
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The most underrated college in the entire country. It stands out above every other college I know of where the student to tea...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The most underrated college in the entire country. It stands out above every other college I know of where the student to teacher ratio is small, but the opportunities and things students take part in are huge. This is definitely the place to make a splash!

Dawson
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It's the perfect school for somebody not looking for a huge party scene. It is in Pensacola, which is deceptively boring, but...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's the perfect school for somebody not looking for a huge party scene. It is in Pensacola, which is deceptively boring, but that gives it a great atmosphere as a quieter alternative to a huge "Brand Name" college. There are quite a bit of opportunities as well and it's not hard to get into the groove of things. Overall UWF is a great school.

Taylor
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The University of West Florida is a really diverse campus. The classes I've taken so far have been academically challenging ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of West Florida is a really diverse campus. The classes I've taken so far have been academically challenging but manageable because the professor's here work with you. I'm entering my second semester here and I really feel that there are a lot of opportunities for me to get involved. The University pushes for student involvement which is a great way to meet new people and connections. I love this school, class sizes aren't too big and the campus is easy to navigate after a few tries.

Cristina
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of West Florida is the perfect college for any and everyone. There is something for everyone here. The nursing...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of West Florida is the perfect college for any and everyone. There is something for everyone here. The nursing program here is amazing one of the best in Florida for graduation rates. Our class sizes are hand picked to have a reasonable professor to student ratio. The professors are usually always available and if not, make time for their students. A ll my professors know my name Im not just a number here.

Dante
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The University of West Florida is up and coming. We will be the next big University in Florida and that will put Pensacola on...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of West Florida is up and coming. We will be the next big University in Florida and that will put Pensacola on the map. Pensacola is very underrated, so the expansion of the university will help. I encourage any and everyone to attend.

Jaylen
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I am very fond of the University of West Florida. I came here for the renowned Marine Biology department which is one of the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am very fond of the University of West Florida. I came here for the renowned Marine Biology department which is one of the best in the state of Florida. I find UWF as a perfect match for me as it is a comforting campus with smaller class sizes and easy accessibility to professors. The diversity on campus is very noticeable as students come from all over to receive a quality education. I appreciate the city of Pensacola too as it is not a huge city so it I do not get lost or get into trouble which I might have anticipated if I would have gone to a university in a bigger city.

Alexis
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I have never a apart of a more close-knit community than that of UWF. Not only are the students here very friendly and eager ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have never a apart of a more close-knit community than that of UWF. Not only are the students here very friendly and eager to help, UWF offers programs such as Argo Camp, a three-day summer camp for incoming freshmen, to help make first time in college students feel welcome and at home here at UWF. We all support each other and want each other to succeed. It's great to be an Argo.

Thalia
What is your overall opinion of this school?

UWF is a school that really cares about you, there are plenty of things available for you to create the best experience for y...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UWF is a school that really cares about you, there are plenty of things available for you to create the best experience for yourself. Class sizes aren't too big which makes things less overwhelming and you feel connected to what's happening. Lots of opportunities here.

Dalena
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have only been on the campus for the summer semester, so I have not experienced the busy fall and spring semesters. I trans...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have only been on the campus for the summer semester, so I have not experienced the busy fall and spring semesters. I transferred in from a small state college. UWF is a good school. On campus housing is extremely expensive but there are tons of apartments near by the school that is much cheaper rent wise. The food that I have had from their all you can eat buffet (not on food plan) is meh, besides the salad bar because that is awesome. The bookstore is pricey and we got uniforms late and everything is very last minute (I recommend getting things elsewhere for prices). There is an undergraduate building that can help with advising and financial things, all in one place, which is nice. You can always email or call different people for anything you need. You have to speak to an adviser (either over phone or in person) before each semester to get a registration pin which can be a pain but at the same time it is good to make sure you are taking the right classes, if you arent sure. There are tons of buildings throughout the campus and the map is horrible, if you are actually trying to use it. There is a ton of walking to each building and the parking permits are pricey. You can use the map thing on the school site to get directions to places through your phone. So far the teachers I have had have been great but I am in the nursing program and only did one class before the program (but online) at this school. The campus is very nice though. They have trails, you can rent kayaks and canoes to go on the river or lake (have not been so not sure). The library is like six floors which is awesome and you can rent smartboards, laptops, ipads, and go pros. If you have the funding to go here, I think its a great school but pros and cons. The cost of classes here compared to the state college I went to before is at least 3x the cost.

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  • Enrollment
  • 10,078
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $5,776
  • Acceptance rate
  • 41%

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