Welcome to UWF!

你好, ¡Hola!, مرحبا, Olá!, नमस्ते!, we have a wonderful international community at UWF, and we are always ready to welcome more international students!

International, Engineering, STEM, Students
Engineering students from Brazil

Discover UWF

Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. Dedicated to helping a student population of more than 12,000 realize their full potential, UWF favors small class sizes with quality teacher-scholars who deliver personalized, hands-on learning and leadership opportunities. The University offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration and is focused on student success.

UWF Rankings and Accredidations

  • UWF offers Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. certified degrees in Computer Science and Engineering
  • The College of Business is Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited
  • UWF has been designated as a “Best Southeastern College” by the Princeton Review (2003–2015) 
  • Listed in Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” (2011, 2012, 2014)

Why UWF Angie?

Student, International, Testimonial
Angie Pinglo, Peru, Pre-Professional Biology

"UWF has given me the chance to develop my professional potential and leadership skills on campus. It is a pleasure for me to be an Argonaut. Being part of the UWF community as an international student has been the most exciting journey I have ever had in my life." 

Why UWF Kei?

Student, International, Testimonial
Kei Iino, Japan, Education

“UWF has a Japan Center that has given me many opportunities to meet with Japanese people and to learn about the Japanese culture from the perspective of Americans. I am teaching Japanese language to local children through a program run by the UWF Japan House. I am glad to study in UWF because of its great faculty members and professors, and staff.” 

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