University of Florida Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University of Florida is 21:1, and the school has 48.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Florida include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 95.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities
Mathematics
English (including composition)
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 21:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 13%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12%
Engineering 12%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9%
Health Professions and Related Programs 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs Materials Science and Engineering
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 96%
4-year graduation rate 64%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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