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This information is designed to help family and friends of future Argos support their student throughout the admissions process.


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UWF is one of the 12 public state universities in the #1 state for higher education (U.S. News & World Report).

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Small class sizes and hands-on learning provide personalized attention from faculty.

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The Freshman Application Process

  • Summer/Fall applications for freshman admissions open in August of your student's senior year of high school. They can apply directly or via the Common App.
  • After submitting their application, your student will be assigned a UWF Student ID number and will then be able to access their MyUWF account. MyUWF allows the student to check their application status and any outstanding materials required to complete their application. The application will remain incomplete until we receive all required materials.
  • Once all application materials are received, the applicant’s information will be marked as complete and ready for review.
  • If the application is marked completed by Dec. 1, then the student will automatically be reviewed for an admissions academic merit-based scholarship.
  • Decisions will be released beginning Oct. 15. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and students should receive an admissions decision within two to four weeks.

Action Items

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • August: Application opens
  • December: FAFSA opens
  • Dec. 1: Scholarship Priority Consideration Deadline
  • April 15: Argo Spirit Scholarship Deadline

Dates and Deadlines