University of West Florida

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The University of West Florida (West Florida or UWF) is a public university in Pensacola, Florida. It was opened in 1963 as a member institution of the State University System of Florida.

University of West Florida
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TypePublic
Space grant
Established1963
Endowment$79.1 million[1]
PresidentMartha Dunagin Saunders
Academic staff
374
Students12,850[2]
Undergraduates9,721[2]
Postgraduates3,129[2]
Location, ,
United States
Campus1,600 acres (6.5 km²)
ColorsBlue and Green[3]
   
AthleticsNCAA Division IIGulf South
NicknameArgonauts, Argos
AffiliationsAACSB, CCNE, SACS, SUSF, GSC
MascotArgie the Argonaut[4]
Websitewww.uwf.edu
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It is a research university without faculties of law or medicine, a space-grant institution, and the third largest campus in the State University System, at 1,600 acres (6.5 km2).

The main campus is a natural preserve that is bordered by two rivers and Escambia Bay. The university's mascot is an argonaut and its logo is the chambered nautilus.

ReferencesEdit

  1. As of June 30, 2018. "University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. Financial Statements" (PDF). Financial Statements. University of West Florida Foundation, Inc. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Facts and Figures". Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  3. "Color | University of West Florida".
  4. "Argie the Argonaut".