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Enrollment - Fall 2015

  • Undergraduate Headcount: 10,200
  • Graduate Headcount: 2,598
  • Total Headcount: 12,798

Enrollment data are preliminary and based on IPEDS definition as reported on or before October 15 of each year. These data are used for comparison data to other IPEDS submitters. Exclusions to the IPEDS enrollment data are those students who are dual enrolled, auditing, unclassified under the age of 18, and those students who are enrolled but for no credit.


Student Body Profile – Fall 2015

UWF General Population

  • Age Range – 14-90
  • Median Age – 23
  • Males – 5,287
  • Females – 7,511
  • Part-time % – 40%
  • Full-time % – 60% 

Student Diversity Distribution

  • African American – 12.75%
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native – 0.46%
  • Asian – 2.91%
  • Hispanic – 8.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander – .29%
  • Non-Resident Alien – 2.89%
  • Non-Reported – 1.77%
  • Two or More – 4.27%
  • White – 65.79%

Student Origin – Fall 2015

Leading Florida Counties

  • Escambia
  • Santa Rosa
  • Okaloosa
  • Duval
  • Bay
  • Broward
  • Orange
  • Hillsborough
  • Miami-Dade
  • Leon 

Leading States

  • Florida
  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • California
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • North Carolina
  • New York
  • Illinois

Leading Countries

  • United States
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • Haiti
  • Colombia
  • United Kingdom (Great Britain)
  • India
  • Jamaica

UWF's Reputation for Providing Personal Attention

  • Freshmen (1000-level courses) Average Class Size: 34
  • Lower-Level Average Class Size: 39
  • Upper-Level Average Class Size: 23

Class sizes are based on the Pensacola campus. Freshman-level courses are those that are identified as 1000-level courses. Lower-level courses are those that are identified as 1000- or 2000-level courses. Upper-level courses are those that are identified as 3000- or 4000-level courses. 

Pensacola Campus Classrooms

  • 87% percent hold fewer than 60 students
  • 8% percent hold between 60 and 99 students
  • 3% percent hold between 100 and 169 students
  • Average faculty-to-student ratio: 22 to 1 (based on 9,415 students and 427 faculty)

Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (Per Credit Hour)

  • Florida Resident: $211.87

  • Alabama Resident: $316.87

  • Non-Florida Resident: $641.26

Graduate Tuition & Fees (Per Credit Hour)

  • Florida Resident: $372.91

  • Alabama Resident: $477.91

  • Non-Florida Resident: $1,032.55

Differential Out-Of-State Tuition

The University of West Florida has been authorized to offer qualified residents of Alabama a special out-of-state tuition rate. Qualification is based upon documented evidence of legal residence in the State of Alabama for at least 12 months prior to the first day of classes.


Alumni

  • Total UWF Alumni: 76,877
  • Total Degrees Conferred: 85,540
  • Total Alumni in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties: 32,188
  • Alumni Living in Florida: 47,117

Economic Impact

  • UWF generates approximately $1.47 billion in total annual sales across the Florida economy.
  • For every dollar of state funding and student tuition, UWF creates $5.99 in total spending impact.
  • When factoring in UWF graduate earnings, the return on investment is $14.22 to the state economy.
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