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University of Florida Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Florida? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 13,892 out of 29,220 applicants or 48% were admitted making University of Florida a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. University of Florida typically accepts and attracts A average high school students. Only 50% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 16,603 12,617 29,220
Accepted 8,294 5,598 13,892
Acceptance Rate 50% 44% 48%
Enrolled 4,045 2,842 6,887
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 49% 51% 50%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Florida and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of Florida regularly accepts students with ACTs of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Florida.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1165. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1335 out of 1600. 57 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1250 1420
SAT Reading 630 710
SAT Math 610 710
ACT Composite 27 31
ACT English 25 32
ACT Math 26 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >61%
29 to 31 Avg + 48%-61%
27 to 29 Avg - 35%-48%
25 to 27 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 25 Low <24%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >61%
1335 to 1420 Avg + 48%-61%
1250 to 1335 Avg - 35%-48%
1165 to 1250 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 1165 Low <24%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Florida was 4.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to University of Florida will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 94% Good
3.50 to 3.75 4% Reach
3.25 to 3.50 1% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 0% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 0% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Reach

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Nov 1, 2016.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134130 IPEDS survey data for University of Florida.