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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 60%
Applicants who took ACT: 40%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 52%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 16%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 68%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 52%
SAT I Math score 700+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600+: 74%
ACT score 24-29: 52%
ACT score 30-36: 38%
ACT score 24+: 90%
Students applied: 27,852
Students admitted: 13,111
Admission rate: 47%
Students per faculty: 21
4-year graduation rate: 67%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 33,720
Full-time enrolled men: 13,373
Full-time enrolled women: 16,875
Part-time enrolled men: 1,811
Part-time enrolled women: 1,661
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: $9,650
Est. book expense: $1,300
Total cost (in state): $17,331
Total cost (out of state): $39,609
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$10,553
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,894
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,831
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,172
Average debt at graduation: $20,642

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 96%
Average need-based aid: $6,778
Average non-need-based aid: $2,437

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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