University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida


Costs to Attend University of Florida

Are you interested in applying to University of Florida yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Florida Residents: $16,593
  • Non Florida Residents: $37,809
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Florida Residents: $4,425
  • Tution for non-Florida Residents: $25,641
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $9,370
  • Books and Supplies: $1,080
  • Other Fees: $1,718

The cost per year to attend University of Florida is $16,593 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Florida have a total one year cost of $37,809. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from University of Florida

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at University of Florida is $66,372 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $66,372
  • 4 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $151,236

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Florida Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $8,296
  • Non Florida Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $18,904

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $11,579*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $46,316**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 91%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $6,616
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 30%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,741
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 30%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $6,113

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

University of Florida is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for University of Florida? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $46,316, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 91% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $11,579. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our University of Florida student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $465.85
  • Amount Borrowed: $46,316.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $9,586.18
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $55,902.18

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend University of Florida? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford University of Florida, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $55,902.18 is recommended to afford a $465.85 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to University of Florida in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $3,206 to $5,657. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 15.3%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $66,372.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for University of Florida.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $22,819, 4 Year Degree: $91,277
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $29,124, 4 Year Degree: $116,495
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $37,170, 4 Year Degree: $148,681
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $43,029, 4 Year Degree: $172,116

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at University of Florida are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Florida residents: $135
  • Cost for one class for Florida residents (3 credit hours): $405
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $843
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $2,529
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $3,372

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Tuition History

What was tuition at University of Florida for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $4,373 In State / $23,744 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 15.7% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $3,778 In State / $20,623 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 16% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $3,256 In State / $17,841 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 1.6% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $3,206 In State / $17,791 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.6% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $3,094 In State / $17,222 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.7% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $2,955 In State / $15,827 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.3% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $2,780 In State / $13,808 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.7% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $2,581 In State / $12,046 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.6% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $2,444 In State / $10,332 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.3% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $2,256 In State / $9,594 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.5% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $2,139 In State / $9,114 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.2% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $2,052 In State / $8,708 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.5% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $1,926 In State / $7,843 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.4% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $1,793 In State / $7,038 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.2% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $1,705 In State / $6,607 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -6.3% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $1,820 In State / $7,090 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.8% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $1,770 In State / $6,890 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.3% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $1,650 In State / $6,410 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 16.2% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $1,420 In State / $5,560 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.6% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $1,320 In State / $4,630 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.9% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $1,246 In State / $4,266 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $1,154 In State / $3,706 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.2% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $1,108 In State / $3,648 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.1% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $1,054 In State / $3,053 Out of State Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at University of Florida ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $16,593. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Family and Community Services Bachelor's Degree 210 $66,372
4 year cost
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 204 $66,372
4 year cost
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor's Degree 204 $66,372
4 year cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Associate's Degree 198 $33,186
2 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 191 $66,372
4 year cost
Civil Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 171 $66,372
4 year cost
Agricultural Economics Bachelor's Degree 171 $66,372
4 year cost
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 167 $66,372
4 year cost
Advertising Bachelor's Degree 162 $66,372
4 year cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Degree 159 $66,372
4 year cost
Radio and Television Bachelor's Degree 154 $66,372
4 year cost
Community Health and Preventive Medicine Bachelor's Degree 148 $66,372
4 year cost
Public Relations/Image Management Bachelor's Degree 136 $66,372
4 year cost
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Bachelor's Degree 136 $66,372
4 year cost
Elementary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 134 $66,372
4 year cost
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Bachelor's Degree 133 $66,372
4 year cost
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Bachelor's Degree 127 $66,372
4 year cost
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Bachelor's Degree 127 $66,372
4 year cost
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Degree 119 $66,372
4 year cost
Exercise Physiology Bachelor's Degree 106 $66,372
4 year cost
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Degree 106 $66,372
4 year cost
Systems Engineering Bachelor's Degree 89 $66,372
4 year cost
Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 85 $66,372
4 year cost
Architecture Bachelor's Degree 83 $66,372
4 year cost
Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Degree 82 $66,372
4 year cost
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Degree 75 $66,372
4 year cost
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Bachelor's Degree 74 $66,372
4 year cost
Fine/Studio Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 67 $66,372
4 year cost
Agricultural Engineering Bachelor's Degree 62 $66,372
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 54 $66,372
4 year cost
Agricultural Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 52 $66,372
4 year cost
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management Bachelor's Degree 52 $66,372
4 year cost
Environmental Science Bachelor's Degree 41 $66,372
4 year cost
Zoology/Animal Biology Bachelor's Degree 39 $66,372
4 year cost
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Bachelor's Degree 39 $66,372
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 38 $66,372
4 year cost
Materials Engineering Bachelor's Degree 35 $66,372
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 31 $66,372
4 year cost
Dance, General Bachelor's Degree 29 $66,372
4 year cost
Interior Design Bachelor's Degree 29 $66,372
4 year cost
Nuclear Engineering Bachelor's Degree 26 $66,372
4 year cost
Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Degree 25 $66,372
4 year cost
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Degree 23 $66,372
4 year cost
Forestry, General Bachelor's Degree 23 $66,372
4 year cost
Landscape Architecture Bachelor's Degree 22 $66,372
4 year cost
Ornamental Horticulture Bachelor's Degree 21 $66,372
4 year cost
Graphic Design Bachelor's Degree 21 $66,372
4 year cost
Botany/Plant Biology Bachelor's Degree 18 $66,372
4 year cost
Anthropology Bachelor's Degree 17 $66,372
4 year cost
Entomology Bachelor's Degree 16 $66,372
4 year cost
Criminology Bachelor's Degree 14 $66,372
4 year cost
Surveying Technology/Surveying Bachelor's Degree 13 $66,372
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 13 $66,372
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 13 $66,372
4 year cost
Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 12 $66,372
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 12 $66,372
4 year cost
Music Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 11 $66,372
4 year cost
Agricultural and Food Products Processing Bachelor's Degree 11 $66,372
4 year cost
Jewish/Judaic Studies Bachelor's Degree 10 $66,372
4 year cost
Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Degree 10 $66,372
4 year cost
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree 10 $66,372
4 year cost
Fire Science/Fire-fighting Bachelor's Degree 9 $66,372
4 year cost
Economics, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $66,372
4 year cost
Digital Arts Bachelor's Degree 9 $66,372
4 year cost
Horticultural Science Bachelor's Degree 9 $66,372
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 8 $66,372
4 year cost
Plant Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 8 $66,372
4 year cost
Management Science Bachelor's Degree 8 $66,372
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $66,372
4 year cost
Soil Science and Agronomy, General Bachelor's Degree 7 $66,372
4 year cost
Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree 6 $66,372
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 6 $66,372
4 year cost
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Bachelor's Degree 6 $66,372
4 year cost
Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 5 $66,372
4 year cost
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 5 $66,372
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $66,372
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $66,372
4 year cost
Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 4 $66,372
4 year cost
Women's Studies Bachelor's Degree 4 $66,372
4 year cost
Statistics, General Bachelor's Degree 3 $66,372
4 year cost
Sustainability Studies Bachelor's Degree 3 $66,372
4 year cost
German Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 3 $66,372
4 year cost
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 2 $66,372
4 year cost
Geography Bachelor's Degree 2 $66,372
4 year cost
Food Science Bachelor's Degree 2 $66,372
4 year cost
Asian Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Degree 2 $66,372
4 year cost
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $66,372
4 year cost
Astronomy Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Animal Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Portuguese Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $66,372
4 year cost

About University of Florida

University of Florida is a four year public college located in Gainesville, Florida.  Full time enrollment is 42,949 and part time is 6,640.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 27,419 applicants. 12,092 were admitted and 6,289 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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  • 355 Tigert Hall
  • Gainesville, Florida
  • 32611-3115

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