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    University of Florida

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    $21,811,
    Sticker Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $6,275
    Net Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $15,000
    Median Debt
    Cost of Attendance

    Costs

    In-State
    Tuition
    $6,381
    Books & Supplies
    $810
    Room & Board
    $10,950
    Other
    $3,670
    Total
    $21,811
    Out-of-State
    Tuition
    $28,659
    Books & Supplies
    $810
    Room & Board
    $10,950
    Other
    $3,670
    Total
    $44,089

    Since UF is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at UF is $21,811 for in-state students in FL, and $44,089 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


    It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

    Using State Grants at UF

    If you are considering UF and you are from the state of Florida, be sure to look into the Bright Futures program. This is a state-run grant for Florida high school students who will be going to school in-state. You can use the money at both public and private institutions. The grant can cover up to 100% of your educational expenses if you qualify for Florida Academic Scholars.

    University of Florida Financial Aid

    Students who are applying for financial aid at University of Florida need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


    The FAFSA code for University of Florida is 001535.


    If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

    Stamps Scholarship at UF

    UF participates in the Stamps Scholarship Program, which means that they offer recurring scholarships to select admitted students. These awards range between $6,000 to $90,000 per year. Many schools automatically consider admitted students for Stamps Scholarships. However, some schools have a separate application process; be sure to check UF's website for information on how to apply.

    No Loan Policy at UF

    UF is a no-loan school, which means that their financial aid packages offer students grants and scholarships in place of the federal loans that are typically part of a package. This means that their financial aid is more generous than most, and they help bridge the gap between cost and student need. Some no-loan schools offer this policy for all accepted students while others only extend it to students below a specific income level, or to in-state students. Be sure to check UF's website for details on their No-Loan policy.

    National Merit Scholarships

    If you scored exceptionally high on the PSAT/NMSQT, you may have been named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. Did you know that this distinction could earn you a scholarship at University of Florida? UF offers scholarship money to National Merit Scholarship Finalists, although terms may vary. Some schools require you to list them as your first choice in order to receive the benefit, and others may impose additional need-based or academic requirements. Be sure to check UF's website for more information!

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    Pell Grants at University of Florida

    21% of students at University of Florida receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to University of Florida.


    You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

    Outside Scholarships

    UF students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


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