The University of West Florida

Public, Four-years School Located in Pensacola, FL

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How much is the The University of West Florida tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, The University of West Florida's tuition & fees is $6,360 for Florida residents and $19,241 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $21,528 for Florida residents and $34,409 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

The University of West Florida Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$6,360
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,241
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$11,268
On-campus Expenses$2,300
Off-campus Room & Board$11,268
Off-campus Expenses$2,300
2023-2024 Projection
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$6,360
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,260

How Much Does it Cost to Go to The University of West Florida for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $83,167 at The University of West Florida. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $137,439. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $101,127.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$19,842$33,410$24,747
Sophomore (2024-25)$20,462$34,030$25,096
Junior (2025-26)$21,102$34,670$25,456
Senior (2026-27)$21,761$35,329$25,828
4 Years Total$83,167$137,439$101,127
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$20,462$34,030$25,096
Sophomore (2025-26)$21,102$34,670$25,456
Junior (2026-27)$21,761$35,329$25,828
Senior (2027-28)$22,441$36,009$26,211
4 Years Total$85,766$140,038$102,591
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$21,102$34,670$25,456
Sophomore (2026-27)$21,761$35,329$25,828
Junior (2027-28)$22,441$36,009$26,211
Senior (2028-29)$23,142$36,710$26,606
4 Years Total$88,446$142,718$104,100
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$21,761$35,329$25,828
Sophomore (2027-28)$22,441$36,009$26,211
Junior (2028-29)$23,142$36,710$26,606
Senior (2029-30)$23,865$37,433$27,013
4 Years Total$91,209$145,481$105,657
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$22,441$36,009$26,211
Sophomore (2028-29)$23,142$36,710$26,606
Junior (2029-30)$23,865$37,433$27,013
Senior (2030-31)$24,611$38,179$27,433
4 Years Total$94,059$148,331$107,263

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, The University of West Florida' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $8,844.
In-StateOut-of-State
The University of West Florida$6,360$19,241
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between The University of West Florida and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
The University of West FloridaPensacola, FL$6,360$19,241
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityTallahassee, FL$5,785$17,725
Florida International UniversityMiami, FL$6,565$18,963
University of South FloridaTampa, FL$6,410$17,324

Financial Aid and COA

At The University of West Florida, 6,744 students (72%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $8,401.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at The University of West Florida is $26,008 for students living on-campus and $26,008 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 938 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $11,515 and the average amount of student loans is $6,174.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$21,528$34,409
COA (off-campus)$21,528$34,409
Tuition & Fees$6,360$19,241
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,168$15,168
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,168$15,168
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,127$26,008
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,127$26,008
Average Financial Aid$8,401$8,401
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,74472%$8,401
Pell Grants3,12133%$5,984
Federal Student Loan2,45726%$6,701
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid93890%-
Grants or Scholarships88384%$11,515
Federal Grants56854%$6,208
Pell Grants35033%$6,256
Other Federal Grants56554%$2,365
State/Local Grants75872%$5,892
Institutional Grants60558%$3,596
Student Loan Aid27026%$6,174
Federal Student Loans26225%$5,110
Other Student Loans273%$12,151
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level430378$10,057
0-30,000155155$13,839
30,001-48,0008079$12,483
48,001-75,0008677$8,244
75,001-110,0005840$5,343
110,001 or more5127$3,175

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

The University of West Florida's acceptance rate is 52.81%. A total of 8,660 applicants applied to and 4,573 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,159 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 25.34%.
To apply to The University of West Florida, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,6603,534$5,126
Admitted4,5731,862$2,711
Enrolled1,159533$626
Acceptance Rate52.81%52.69%52.89%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.34%28.63%23.09%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to The University of West Florida. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,135 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1351,0401,230
National Average1,168
Florida Average1,154
SAT EBRW580530630
SAT Math555510600
ACT Composite242127
National Average24
Florida Average24
ACT Math221826
ACT English242027

Student Population

The University of West Florida has a total of 13,521 students including 9,291 undergraduate and 4,230 graduate students. By gender, there are 5,156 male students and 8,132 female students attending The University of West Florida. The school offers online degree programs and 5,915 students enrolled online exclusively (43.75% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total13,288 5,1568,132
Undergraduate9,319 3,8965,423
Graduate3,969 1,2602,709

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL
Phone850-474-2000
WEBuwf.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered100 Programs
Online Program Offered13 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered38 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate48.03%
Yield27.03%
Student Population13,521
Graduation Rate53%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate85% (Full-time), 58% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate22 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties339 (Full-time), 286 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,291 (Full-time), 452 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$81,900
Average Staff Salary$55,757