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Freshman Admissions

We don’t just break through barriers. We shatter them. And we've built the University of West Florida for you. Our 21:1 student-faculty ratio also gives you personalized attention from engaging faculty with professional and academic experience in their field. As early as your first year, you'll be encouraged to pursue high-impact practices like undergraduate research and get involved in UWF's campus community. We hope you will become part of our spirited community of learners, launching the next generation of big thinkers who will change the world.

Explore Academic Programs

Unearth sunken shipwrecks. Discover breakthroughs that change biomedical science. Bring an invention to life through 3D printing. With more than 70 undergraduate degree programs, the University of West Florida has a degree plan to help you launch your dreams.

Top 10 Majors

— Summer/Fall 2021, first-time college students at UWF


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Tuition has not increased in more than six years. Argos pay about 40% less than the national average, and more than 50% graduate with no student debt.

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UWF offers generous merit-based admissions scholarship consideration for students who apply by their Scholarship Priority Deadline.

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More than a third of new students qualify for our Argo 30 Guarantee and pay zero in tuition and mandatory fees to earn a UWF bachelor's degree.

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ZeeMee is a free, app-based university community where you can meet current and future Argos.

  • Check out student profiles and add your own.
  • Join the University of West Florida community and student group chat.
  • Ask current students or counselors your questions.
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Your admissions counselor is here to answer your questions and assist you throughout the admissions process. Don't hesitate to reach out or schedule a virtual meeting.