University of Florida Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.03 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 368 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 5 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 16 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 50,645 (33,402 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 28% part-time, 72% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $12,737 in-state; $30,130 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Fine Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

The graduate program in historic preservation at the University of Florida is a wonderfully diverse program. The program unifies professionals from diverse professions to expose students to many different aspects and career paths of the profession, through speakers and field trips. Additionally, professors and instructors are often available and willing to meet with with students. One con of the program is that though there is an enormous sharing of ideas between students and professors, there is often a lack of feedback to students during the semester on class assignments. Because of this expectations can be misunderstood, or unnecessary stress is felt by the students.
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2014

I felt very welcomed here and have enjoyed my peers immensely. Classes have been hit or miss, but overall, I think the quality of this program is worth attending. Companies in my field do not recruit here, which is unfortunate, but other proactive students have still been able to get competitive jobs at desirable industry locations.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

As a graduate student in the distance learning program (online), University of Florida offers me a top-of-the-line education with the ability to complete my work whenever I want. I can sign on to my courses from the comfort of my own home at any hour and I don't have to worry about attending lectures at specific times. There is no way to miss anything from the instructor because it's all right there saved on the course website. The only thing you might miss out on with the online program is a certain level of human interaction, but this program is geared towards students who must maintain their current jobs in the current location.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros of Uf's graduate program is that the opportunities it consists of are limitless. In knowing the completion of a degree will follow through with a career is satisfying. The cons of the program have not yet been realized due to not having started the program yet.
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

UF's College of Education is very focused on the individual and provides a very personable experience. However,financial aid is not easy to come by.
3.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Fine Arts
Graduation Year: 2015

As a design student (landscape architecture), you'll have to be prepared for extra fees for lab and studio use, but overall the tuition is very affordable compared to other schools. During the first year, the tuition is around $4000 per semester, and then for the next two years of the program it jumps up to $6000-8000 per semester, accounting for an increase in graduate credits. The studios are very spacious and airy with an outdoor, sunny patio included. My studiomates, especially , are every helpful and social, but how each studio course interacts varies widely on the dynamics of the group as a whole. The professors are very knowledgeable but again, there are wide variations in personalities and teaching skill.
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

The program is great, however half the classes were not taught by Doctors in the field. This bothered me.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The biggest pro about this program is that it is all online which allows me to continue teaching while I attend school. I take my classes at night and on weekends. Another pro is that the classes are 8 weeks long and you take only one at a time. So each semester you take 2 classes but you are taking just one at a time. The biggest con is there school email and student login. It is very confusing and not user friendly at all!
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine offers the best clinical and medical research programs in the state of Florida and has a very competitive tuition in comparison to the majority of mid-tier medical programs.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Extremely supportive faculty, however Gainesville is in the middle of nowhere.
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