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Sorilis
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is great! Some classes are hard, but not impossible if you put in the work. Most professors are wil...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is great! Some classes are hard, but not impossible if you put in the work. Most professors are willing to help if you ask. Campus is beautiful, Gainesville has nice weather. Sports are really important, even if it's not football season. On-campus housing is not bad, depending on which hall you're in, and the food is not the worst. Go Gators!

Amanda
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Even though Gainesville is a small town, UF is big and there are a lot of things to do. Tailgating is practically a sport on ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Even though Gainesville is a small town, UF is big and there are a lot of things to do. Tailgating is practically a sport on game days. It's always sunny and warm. Some intro class sizes are a bit too big for my liking, but more advanced classes have appropriate numbers of students. Overall, I'm happy here

Megan
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I love UF. It is a great place to have that "college experience" everyone talks about getting. This is because the academics ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love UF. It is a great place to have that "college experience" everyone talks about getting. This is because the academics are great, and students are very focused on grades and studying. The libraries are always crowded and its very competitive academically. Yet, there is also a large party scene where students can go have fun when they are done studying. On game days the Frats are a sea of orange and blue, and theres always a party going on in Midtown. UF is really the perfect balance of "work hard, play hard." This balance is so important because it gives students a chance to learn how to balance work and play in the real world, while being protected by the campus environment, but also having the freedom to make their own decisions.

Kelly
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is truly great to be a Florida Gator! The coursework is challenging, but it's why UF is ranked so highly nationally. It wi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is truly great to be a Florida Gator! The coursework is challenging, but it's why UF is ranked so highly nationally. It will push you to your academic limits and prepare you for the professional world. The campus is diverse, and it's filled with opportunities to become involved and meet lifelong friends. I've seen a few reviews which say that Gainesville has nothing to do - totally not true! In addition to joining one of the hundreds of organization on campus, including club and professional sports teams, Greek life, honor societies, and clubs for hobbies, Gainesville has a strong nightlife scene, as well as a location near beautiful wildlife areas such as Paynes Prairie and Devil's Den. I would highly recommend UF to students who want to challenge themselves academically while still having the time of their lives.

Describe the dorms.

The dorm experience at UF completely depends on which one you live in. It’s hit or miss. In a lot of the dorms like Broward and Jennings, you share a bathroom with 40 other people. Some of the dorms like Lakeside are really far from where classes are and you have to take a bus to get to class or to go to a dining hall. I would definitely only recommend dorms walking distance from Turlington Hall, Norman Hall, and Library West since that’s where you spend most of your time as a freshman. I lived in Windsor Hall in a double room and had my own bathroom. My room was bigger than my friends’ rooms in Broward and Hume, and it was very social. The location was good for me personally since it was walking distance to classes and Sorority Row and my dues included meals so I skipped the UF meal plan, since Windsor Hall is right next to Theta. I would definitely recommend a dorm over an apartment for freshmen. It's the best way to meet other freshmen and it’s hard to get to class unless you live within walking distance since freshmen aren’t eligible for parking anywhere near classes if they live off campus. I definitely made more friends in my dorm than I did in my classes.

Mckayla
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a nice college. As a person who focuses on academics, that is all it really offers to me. The r...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a nice college. As a person who focuses on academics, that is all it really offers to me. The research aspect can seem very pressuring but also helpful. As a social science major I feel a bit inferior. Engineering and other STEM students seem to have the most advantages.

Katherine
What is your overall opinion of this school?

UF is amazing and a perfect fit for me. The school strives to give students international opportunities on and off campus. St...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UF is amazing and a perfect fit for me. The school strives to give students international opportunities on and off campus. Students have to push to create their own path and involvement which is not for everyone. UF has many major, minor, and certificate options that lets students explore their interests and increases their employability.

Marisa
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy being a student here at the University of Florida. There are so many clubs and activities to get involved in, you mee...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy being a student here at the University of Florida. There are so many clubs and activities to get involved in, you meet new people all the time around campus, and you learn many things from the professors, TA's, and other students. The food options are tolerable, along with the housing, but it;s very easy to find things to your liking in these categories.

Payton
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida has given me insight on what I want to do with my life. I enjoy going to the university and workin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida has given me insight on what I want to do with my life. I enjoy going to the university and working towards my goals. The University of Florida has so many events going on and activities that you become busy. The professors have our best interest in hand. They have so many opportunities to help you. However, I wish there were more opportunities for scholarships. I am already drowning in debt.

Anna
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a great school to express ones creative and academic ideas and personality. There is truly somet...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a great school to express ones creative and academic ideas and personality. There is truly something for everyone. Whether it is sports, clubs, academic teams, organizations, Greek life, etc; there is always something for everyone to be a part of.

Daniel
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a great school. Its academics is a high priority and everyone is looking to do the best that the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Florida is a great school. Its academics is a high priority and everyone is looking to do the best that they can at school. There are numerous resources that exist to ensure everyone is able to do their best. Sports is a large priority as well, since Florida is in the most dominanat conference in college sports. There are always events to watch, and Florida is usually ranked in the top -25 of any sport they play. Finally, extracurriculars exist and are everpresent. From gym life to political rallies, people can find whatever they want and partake in it. Florida is an amazing school.

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  • 33,168
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $6,263
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  • 44%

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