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 University of Florida stands as a state, land-grant, sea-grant university whose establishment was sketched in the year 1853. Located in Gainesville, Florida, United Sates, the university performs under the motto “The welfare of the state depends upon the morals of its citizens”. Currently functioning under an effective presidency of Bernie Machen, the prestigious and historical University of Florida holds an endowment of US$1.360 billion. Mac McGriff serves as a chairman and Joseph Glover serves as a provost of the university. A member of prestigious Association of American University (AAU), the University of Florida shelters 5,106 academic staff and 49,042 students which includes 32,776 undergraduates and 17,137 postgraduates. With the prestigious run of more than a century, the university has been serving quality education to its students from the very first day of its establishment.

University of Florida is a senior member of State University System of Florida. This prestigious educational institution is categorized as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools the University of Florida is placed in the 14th position of finest public university of United States by U.S. News and World Report in 2013. The University of Florida shelters 16 educational institution under its management holding 150 + research institutes. Varieties of graduate curriculum comprising business administration, engineering, law, dentistry, medicine, and veterinary medicine, 123 master degree programs and seventy six doctoral degree is served by the prestigious University of Florida.

The seed of the establishment of University of Florida was cultivated in 1853 when East Florida Seminary came in existence in Ocala, Florida. On January 6, 1853, a bill was passed approving the higher education in Florida by Governor Thomas Brown. East Florida Seminary functioned effectively until the Civil War of 1861. The stability of the university was sketched when James Henry Roper’s Gainesville Academy, established in 1858 was granted to State of Florida to relocate the nonfunctioning East Florida Seminary to Gainesville in 1866. After that the institution went own expanding its horizon of working challenging its own abilities and capabilities.

The university has prepared a wide range of variation in its programs and curriculum. The programs of the University of Florida touch every possible field. Curriculum focuses the taste of the students and the society which shelters them. The University of Florida believes that the quality education should be made available to everyone who wills to have it despite the various social, cultural, religious, geographical, ethnical and racial backgrounds.

Programs and Curriculum in prestigious University of Florida:

    • Agricultural and Biological Engineering

    • Agricultural Education and Communication

• Agronomy

• Animal Molecular and Cellular Biology

• Animal Sciences

• Botany

• Entomology and Nematology

• Family, Youth, and Community Sciences

• Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

• Food and Resource Economics

• Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology

• Plant Pathology

• Soil and Water Science

• Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Warrington College of Business Administration

• Accounting

• Business Administration (Accounting)

• Business Administration (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate)

• Business Administration (Information Systems and Operations Management)

• Business Administration (M.A.)

• Business Administration (M.B.A)

•Business Administration (M.S.)


• Entrepreneurship

• Finance

• Information Systems and Operations Management

• International Business

• Management

• Real Estate

College of Dentistry

• Dental Sciences

College of Design, Construction, and Planning

• Architecture

• Building Construction

• Design, Construction, and Planning (Ph.D.)

• Historic Preservation

• Interior Design

• International Construction Management

• Landscape Architecture

• Urban and Regional Planning

College of Education

• Curriculum and Instruction (ISC)

• Early Childhood Education

• Educational Leadership

• Elementary Education

• School Counseling and Guidance


College of Engineering


• Aerospace Engineering

• Agricultural and Biological Engineering

• Biomedical Engineering

• Chemical Engineering

• Civil Engineering

• Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering

• Mechanical Engineering

• Nuclear Engineering Sciences

College of Fine Arts

• Art

• Art Education

• Art History

• Digital Arts and Sciences (Fine Arts)

• Museology

• Music

• Music Education

• Theatre

College of Health and Human Performance

• Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

• Health and Human Performance

• Health Education and Behavior

• Recreation, Parks, and Tourism

• Sport Management

College of Journalism and Communications

    • Advertising

• Mass Communication

Fredric G. Levin College of Law

• Environmental and Land Use Law

• International Taxation

• Taxation

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

• Animal Molecular and Cellular Biology

• Anthropology

• Astronomy

• Botany

• Chemistry

• Classical Studies

• Computer Science

• Counseling Psychology

• Creative Writing

• Spanish

• Statistics

• Sustainable Development Practice

• Women's Studies

• Zoology

College of Medicine

• Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

• Biostatistics (Medicine)

• Epidemiology (Medicine)

• Genetics and Genomics

• Medical Sciences

• Medical Sciences (Health Outcomes and Policy)

• Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

College of Nursing

• Nursing

• Nursing Sciences

College of Pharmacy

• Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry)

• Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy)

• Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutics)

• Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacodynamics)

• Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research)

College of Public Health and Health Professions

• Audiology

• Biostatistics (PHHP)

• Communication Sciences and Disorders

• Epidemiology (PHHP)

• Public Health (Ph.D. - One Health)

• Public Health (Ph.D. - Social and Behavioral Sciences)

• Public Health (Ph.D.)

• Rehabilitation Science

College of Veterinary Medicine

• Animal Molecular and Cellular Biology

• Veterinary Medical Sciences


Interdisciplinary Concentrations

Animal Molecular and Cell Biology  
Clinical and Translational Science
Geographic Information Systems
Historic Preservation


The prestigious and historical University of Florida has sketches an irreplaceable place among the thousands of educational institutions existing all around the world. Emphasizing on quality education, the university believes that the better future is possible through better education and has been serving qualitative and effective education to its students through educated, qualified and experienced teachers. Through the dedication and effort of long years the University of Florida has defined excellence. This prestigious educational institution has not only attracted students of the United States but also from various part of the world. The University of Florida believes in qualitative education than quantitative.