Points of Pride

  • Florida's online graduate education program was No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 ranking of "Best Online Programs."
  • More than half of Florida students who start at UF graduate with no student loan debt. For those who do graduate with debt, the average amount is $21,028, compared with the national average of $28,950.
  • Florida was sixth among public institutions and 15th overall in Money magazine’s 2016 ranking of "Best Colleges for Your Money."
  • Florida’s freshman retention rate of 96 percent is among the highest in the nation.
  • Florida received a record $724.3 million in sponsored research funding in the 2015-16 fiscal year.