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Creating the next generation of big thinkers.

At the University of West Florida, we believe in the power of higher education to drive change—on campus, in our region, across the state and around the world. Our spirit was born from an intrepid hope and a daring sea. Like voyagers on a quest for new horizons, we break free from the status quo to charge ahead into new frontiers.


Based in Pensacola with additional locations in the region, UWF has awarded more than 100,000 degrees from over 70 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our small class sizes ensure personalized, focused attention from some of the nation’s most engaging professors.

As the home of the Argonauts, UWF builds champions for life through our intercollegiate athletics program, leading the Gulf South Conference in all-time championships and all-sports trophies.

A driver of economic impact in Northwest Florida and beyond, UWF generates 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 change.