The University of West Florida


The University of West Florida

The career and life you’ve always dreamed of starts with a UWF education. UWF is ranked first among Florida public universities for alumni employed or continuing their education a year after graduation. Gain access to the resources and opportunities of a large university, with small class sizes and personalized attention from world-renowned professors. With 13,000 students, 70+ undergraduate programs, and 130+ student organizations, you’ll find an experience designed to propel you forward.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Important Deadlines: Fall 2023

Oct. 1: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.

Oct. 15: Admissions decisions begin. Decisions will typically take two weeks after this date.

Dec. 1: The Scholarship Priority Consideration Deadline. Your application, application fee, and all required documents must be received by Dec. 1 to be considered.

Feb. 15: Complete the FAFSA and all financial aid requirements by this date for the strongest financial aid consideration.

For more information, check out our Freshman Admission Requirements and Completing Your Application.


Additional Information

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Your future starts today. UWF’s beautiful campus is filled with endless ways to create an unforgettable college experience. Schedule your in-person tour, or visit virtually.

Every single professor I've had has been willing to bend over backward to help me out. It really means a lot, especially in classes where the material is tough.

William Philips, Student
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School location

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750, United States of America

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