University of West Florida Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at University of West Florida is 23:1, and the school has 37.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of West Florida include: Mass Communication/Media Studies; Psychology, General; Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; and Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 23:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Mass Communication/Media Studies 9%
Psychology, General 7%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 6%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 5%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 4%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Diploma, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - other
Combined-degree programs Biological Chemistry - Fast Track Master's
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 74%
4-year graduation rate 24%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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