The University of West Florida has nearly 67,000 graduates, with 39,610 residing in the state of Florida. UWF provides more than 2,500 talented professional workforce members each year.
The greatest contribution of the University to the region is the education of the community.
By adding value to the human capital of the regional community, more productive contributions to economic growth and development are achieved and a higher skilled work force is available to existing and potential businesses at a lower cost.
The higher education level results in enhanced productivity and increased earnings. Associated with higher income is increased spending on goods and services and increased investment in the region.