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The University of Florida is a top-10 public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. UF traces its beginnings to a small seminary in 1853. It opened its doors in Gainesville in 1906 with 102 students. Today, it is one of the most comprehensive and academically diverse universities in the nation, with an enrollment of some 54,000 students annually. UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 170 research centers and institutes and UF offers nearly 300 graduate degree programs. Only five other universities nationwide have as many programs of study on one campus as the University of Florida.
UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research, and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities, the higher-education organization comprising the top 62 public and private institutions in North America. UF is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities: No. 7 in U.S. News & World Report’s “Top Public Schools” (2020); No. 2 in Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges” (2017); and No. 3 on the Forbes list of best-value public universities (2019). Additionally, UF ranked No. 6 in the New York Times list of universities that do the most to help low-income students (2015) and No. 3 in the Milken Institute’s ranking of Best Universities for Technology Transfer.
UF has more than 6,000 faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research, and service, including 37 Eminent Scholar chairs and 45 faculty elections to the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, or the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Awards include a Fields Medal, three Pulitzer Prizes, NASA’s top award for research, and Smithsonian Institution’s conservation award. Learn More.
About UF Health:
UF Health is the Southeast’s most comprehensive academic health center and part of one of the nation’s top public universities, unique for our diverse constellation of health colleges, centers, and institutes, and our hospitals, faculty practices, and patient care programs. UF Health encompasses the Gainesville-based colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine; the UF Health Shands family of hospitals; UF Health Jacksonville medical center; UF Health North; and an academic campus in Jacksonville that offers graduate education programs in medicine, nursing and pharmacy. It also includes primary care and specialty practices throughout north central and northeast Florida. The UF Health network of hospitals and physician practices manages more than 3 million inpatient and outpatient visits each year, and serves patients from all 67 Florida counties, from around the nation, and from more than 30 countries. More than 26,500 faculty, staff, and residents are employed at UF Health’s Gainesville and Jacksonville locations.
University of Florida Health’s academic colleges teach the full continuum of higher education and are preparing students to be tomorrow’s health care leaders. UF is home to nine research centers and institutes as well as the Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona, where world-class scientists collaborate on studies ranging from genetic dysfunction at the molecular level through nationwide health information programs aimed at advancing precision health for the world’s population. Each institute serves as an umbrella under which hundreds of researchers and faculty members from across UF and other institutions share their knowledge and expertise. This system allows fresh ideas to flourish and creates combined energy that advances science in new ways. Fueled by a combined total of more than $410 million in research funding, experienced scientists at UF Health’s research centers and institutes guide newly minted Ph.D’s to ensure that tomorrow’s health leaders learn from and build on today’s successes.