The University of West Florida

Location
Pensacola, FL
Student Size
13,061
College Type
Public University
Acceptance Rate
58%
Student To Faculty Ratio
20:1

About Our College

In 1962, the Florida Legislature authorized the State Board of Education to locate a state university in Escambia County. Harold Crosby was appointed the first president in July 1964. UWF became the sixth institution of the State University System of Florida, which today consists of twelve public universities.[5]

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