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About UWF

Helping the next generation of voyagers find their way.

At the University of West Florida, we believe in the power of higher education to drive change. We see that impact on campus, in our region, across the state and around the world.

Our students confront challenges head-on, working collaboratively to solve them. Our faculty give them the tools to navigate choppy waters and the courage to seek new horizons.

Based in Pensacola, we have additional locations in the region and an ever-growing global online presence. We've awarded more than 100,000 degrees from 110+ undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.

Our alumni network is more than 90,000 Argos strong. We lead the Gulf South Conference in all-time championships and all-sports trophies. We're a major driver of economic impact in Northwest Florida and beyond, generating approximately $1 billion in total annual sales across the Florida economy.

UWF is more than a university. It’s a symbol of success, commitment to lifelong learning and boundless potential.

At UWF, we are launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world. Expect big things from us. We will deliver.

>13,000

students

 

1,900

Faculty and Staff


$1.1B

Annual Economic Impact on Northwest Florida

 

>90,000

Alumni Around the World

 

40

Average Class Size

UWF News

UWF Department of Theatre presents Disney’s “Shakespeare in Love”

The University of West Florida Department of Theatre presents Shakespeare in Love based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall with music by Paddy Cunneen. Performances will be held Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 5-7 with shows at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. All performances will take place in the Mainstage Theatre of the Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82, on the UWF Pensacola Campus.

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents John O’Conor, piano in concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music invite you to join us for a special concert by John O’Conor, piano on Friday, October 15 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Rolfs Music Hall at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus.

Dr. Grier Williams School of Music presents the Symphonic Band in concert

The University of West Florida and the Dr. Grier Williams School of Music will present the Symphonic Band in concert on Thursday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Mainstage Theatre at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Pensacola campus.

Where to Find UWF

UWF Events

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:00:00 -0500
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:00:00 -0500

International Student Information Session

To provide prospective international students an opportunity to learn more about UWF via a virtual platform. Admissions requirements, academic programs, residence life and student life will be discussed.

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:00:00 -0500

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:00:00 -0500
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:00:00 -0500

Think Ahead: Time Management and Study Skills Workshop

Join us live through Zoom to learn how to Think Ahead. This interactive workshop will help you beat procrastination, plan your weeks better, and build study strategies that give you the results you want. We combine time management and study strategies to help you become a more efficient learner. Visit https://bit.ly/TLRworkshops for information about each workshop, event dates, and registration instructions.

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:00:00 -0500

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 17:30:00 -0500
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 17:30:00 -0500

UWF Night of Cyber 2021

Please join the UWF Center for Cybersecurity team and cybersecurity industry leaders for the 2021 UWF Night of Cyber on October 21st, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm CST.In recognition of Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week, this virtual event will include information on cybersecurity careers, UWF cybersecurity programs and activities, and the 2022 UWF Summer GenCyber camps for students and teachers. The UWF Cybersecurity Ambassadors will also share a presentation.Night of Cyber will also feature a career panel of industry leaders to offer insights and answer questions on how to get into and succeed in a cybersecurity career, and the evolving cybersecurity field. Students, teachers, parents, and anyone else who is interested in a cybersecurity career are welcome to attend!The event is free to attend, but registration is required.If you have any questions, please contact us at cybersecurity@uwf.edu or call 850.474.3076.

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 17:30:00 -0500