Tool | December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 81%
Applicants who took ACT: 79%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 16%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 64%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 51%
SAT I Math score 700+: 20%
SAT I Math score 600+: 71%
ACT score 24-29: 51%
ACT score 30-36: 40%
ACT score 24+: 91%
Students applied: 29,837
Students admitted: 14,237
Admission rate: 48%
Students per faculty: 21
4-year graduation rate: 66%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 35,043
Full-time enrolled men: 13,519
Full-time enrolled women: 17,388
Part-time enrolled men: 2,169
Part-time enrolled women: 1,967
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $4,477
Fees (in state): $1,904
Tuition (out of state): $25,694
Fees (out of state): $2,965
Room and board: $9,910
Est. book expense: $1,210
Total cost (in state): $17,501
Total cost (out of state): $39,779
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,526
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,033
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,804
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,311
Average debt at graduation: $21,028

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 94%
Average need-based aid: $6,975
Average non-need-based aid: $2,468

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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