The University of West Florida, also known as UWF, is a public university located on a 1,600 acre campus in Pensacola, Florida, and was founded in 1967. UWF is Northwest Florida’s only regional comprehensive four year university, and is a research university that specializes in the humanities and engineering. UWF is a member of the State University System of Florida, and is the State University System’s third largest campus. The mission of UWF is to "provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, conduct teaching and research that services the body of knowledge, and contribute to the needs of professions and society”.
UWF offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the following academic units:
• College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
• College of Education and Professional Studies
• College of Business
• College of Health
• College of Science and Engineering
UWF also has an online campus that offers undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs that are offered entirely online.
Accreditation & Licensing
The University of West Florida is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)