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University of Florida

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Chris Williams

on 22 October 2012

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By: Chris Williams University of Florida Governor Thomas brown signed the bill which provided public support to higher education in 1853
The University of Florida began as East Florida Seminary in Ocala, Florida in 1853
It soon began in Gainesville in 1906 with 103 students enrolled The History of University of Florida Diversity The OAS program primarily provides services to nearly 150-400 freshmen a year
Some services include transition orientation program, academic tutoring, peer mentoring, workshops, and AIM
Available to all full-time enrolled students
Does have on campus housing and dorm based support Student social and academic support 4 types of financial aid at the University of Florida is grants, scholarships, loans, and employment
Students may receive aid for 10 full terms at Florida
Grants and scholarships do not have to be repaid
Off campus housing ranges from $365 to $3,056
My family can afford for me to attend and live on campus because they have a college savings established for me Financial situation and financial support More than 100 undergraduate majors offered
200 graduate programs
Degrees: PhD, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
Some professional degree programs are dentistry, medince, and law
No. 19 Top public universities U.S News
No. 2 Kiplinger's Best Value in Public colleges
No. 3 Graduates with top salaries Smartmoney.com Academics Ratio of men to women is 47:53.
Total enrollment is 49,693 students.
Most students come from Florida and other parts of the southeast and around the world Location University of Florida iocated in Gainesville, Florida
Two miles away from downtown Gainesville.
Summers are long, humid and heatwaves are present
Sea breezes and frequent thunderstorms
Cost $82.43 to drive home and back and 4 hours 42 minutes
Cost of plane money is $557.00 and 30 minutes
Suburban Area Urban Area Campus is modern and is nice Specialty The University of Florida has interesting areas to me such as electrical engineering, business, law, and more
Law is one of the strongest studies at Florda
If you wish to switch majors you should go to the Academic Advising Center Reputation Florida is known as one of the most prestigious colleges in the nation
Florida is also known for there athletics
Parties also affects Florida reputation Many students mentor freshmen in several programs
The students participate in so many social and extra activities
The students are a mixture of laid back and competitive
Students study a lot but still have a good time Academic Atmospehere Florida was ranked No. 6 in party schools in the United States
There are so many social/extra activies both on and off the campus
Florida has Sorority and Fraternity Affairs
It assist councils that make up the Florida greek life and promote leadership service and more
A lot of students participate in programs mentoring freshman
There are many clubs and oppurtunities at Florida
One that interest me is IDEAL
15% of students are in fraternities Social Atmosphere Because of the high enrollment 1 on 1 assistance wont be as easy to get
You can still go the services on the campus to get help and be mentored
Books will be checked out quickly
Gym and facilities are all over the campus and will crowd quickly
Over 2,000 acres School Size Networking Alumni Robert Cade, scientist who ivented Gatorade Tim Tebow, NFL quaterback Bradley Beal, NBA player Robert B. Carter, CIO and excutive Cice Present of FedEx Erin Andrews, Sportscaster Bob Graham, United States senator Marshall Nirenberg, Noble Peace Prize winner Emmitt Smith, NFL hall of famer Carol Browning, administrator of United States Environmental Protection Agency Sports offered are
swimming & diving
track & field
gymnastics cross country
tennis Athletics 202 SEC conference titles
230 national titles
In 2006 the Gators won mens basketball anfd football national titles Works Cited http://wallpaperswide.com/pool_party_florida-wallpapers.html http://www.arts.ufl.edu/images/welcome/history/peabody.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/76/Historic_University_of_Florida_Campus.jpg http://www.case.org/Images/Site/ASAP/uf_students_asap.jpg http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/msl/LW6.jpg http://www.athleticbusiness.com/galleries/images/large/65-Florida-Night-B-3.jpg http://virtualtour.ufl.edu/images/map.gif http://www.ufl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/map.gif http://www.gatorzone.com/guides/soccer/images/sections/uf/osl/OSL-Farrior-Hall-July08_001.jpg http://www.gatorzone.com/guides/lacrosse/images/sections/uf/university/students_walking.jpg http://www.top-law-schools.com/uploads/images/medium/uf02.jpg http://nephrology.medicine.ufl.edu/files/2011/12/jrcade.jpg http://astounde.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/tebow-rain.jpg http://content.draftexpress.com/gallery/BradleyBeal/1331765094.jpg http://images.tmcnet.com/expo/images/headshots/carter-robert.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6d/ErinAndrews.jpg/220px-ErinAndrews.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ee/Bob_Graham,_official_Senate_photo_portrait,_color.jpg/220px-Bob_Graham,_official_Senate_photo_portrait,_color.jpg http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1968/nirenberg.jpg http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/sports_college_uf/files/2010/07/Emmitt-Smith-Florida-Gators-RB.jpg http://dancingczars.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/obamaspeaksmembersbusinessroundtablewashington7_8s8v97cmnl.jpg http://gatorsportsnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/gogators.jpg http://www.mvpgalleries.com/contactcommerce/images/items/RH37.jpg
Black : 8.8
White: 68.2
Hispanic: 12.6 Men: 46.1
Women: 53.9 http://steelerstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/percy-harvin.jpg Florida has Sorority and Fraternity Affairs
It assist councils that make up the Florida greek life and promote leadership service and more
No specific GPA to get in
SAT 1650 or higher
ACT 22 or over
Classes are very challenging
must overall have 30 credits
3000 level electives Requriements Undergrad On/Off Campus: 20,580
Undergrad living at home: 12,270
Grad Off-Campus: 28,280
Undergrad sum. On/Off Campus: 7,090 University of Florida has a Alumni Association that supports students scholarships
Interact with other alumni for networking and career advancement http://www.ufl.edu/ http://collegeprowler.com/university-of-florida/diversity/ http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-florida-1535 http://collegeapps.about.com/od/GPA-SAT-ACT-Graphs/ss/university-of-florida-admission-gpa-sat-act.htm Has many faciliates and labs
FloridaLambdaRail (acess to internet)
Virtual Private network
Walkup Internet Port Authentication
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