2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,809

Net Price

30%

Admitted

44%

Enrolled

91%

Graduation Rate

17/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Florida

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 55,781. In 2021, there were 752 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #1 in Florida and ranks #20 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Postgraduate Certificate, Master, Post Master Certificate, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

752

Total Enrollment

55,781

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for University of Florida

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#1

Florida Rank

Combining ranking factors for 47 schools that offer psychology degrees in Florida, University of Florida ranks #1.

#20

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of Florida ranks #20.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Florida offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the postgraduate certificate level, the university offers General Psychology. At the master level Counseling and Applied Psychology, General Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling and School Psychology are offered. At the post master certificate level Counseling and Applied Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling and School Psychology are offered. At the doctorate level Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology, General Psychology and School Psychology are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSPG CERTMAPMCPhD
Counseling and Applied Psychology3419
Counseling Psychology7
General Psychology58112729
Marriage and Family Therapy1010
Mental Health Counseling2121
School Psychology3412
Total Graduates5811643967
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center Psychology Internship
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs University of Florida Health Science Center Psychology Internship
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 51,207 students applied to the University of Florida. The university admitted 30% and 44% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Florida universities is 12,348. On average, all Florida institutions admit 67% and 32% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Florida students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 97%. Compared to all Florida four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Florida is 91%, compared to 53% for all Florida universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 6%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UF to Florida Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Florida to the average of all Florida four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UF

51,207

Applicants

30%

Percent Admitted

44%

Percent Enrolled

97%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

91%

Graduation Rate

FL Colleges

12,348

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 5,287 or 88% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 742 or 12% part-time faculty members employed at University of Florida. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 2,903 or 48%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UF

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

88%

Percent Full-Time

12%

Percent Part-Time

48%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

FL Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Florida the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,477, and the average cost for books and supplies is $810.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $10,770 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,967.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Florida in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Florida2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$10,400
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,840
Total Living Expenses$14,240
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,477
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$810
Total Undergraduate Expenses$19,527
In-State, Graduate Tuition$10,770
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,967
Total Graduate Expenses$12,737
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Florida is $9,809. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Florida presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$65$-208
$30,001 – $48,000$2,857$1,385
$48,001 – $75,000$8,394$5,590
$75,001 – $110,000$12,874$11,831
$110,001 and more$13,561$13,836
US Department of Education

Compare University of Florida to all Florida universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UF

$19,527

Cost to Attend

$10,640

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,809

Net Price

FL Colleges

$37,581

Cost to Attend

$13,656

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,213

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 5,905 or 94%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 29,266 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $10,640.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid29,266$10,640
Pell Grants8,189$5,403
Federal Student Loans5,060$6,020
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Florida to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UF

29,266

Grant or Scholarship Aid

69%

Grants or Scholarships

8,189

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

5,060

Federal Student Loans

12%

Federal Student Loans

FL Colleges

6,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,974

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

2,772

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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