University of West Florida designated Purple Star Campus

The University of West Florida has been named a Florida Collegiate Purple Star Campus for its commitment to supporting military students and families as they transition to college. UWF was one of the first three universities in the Florida State University System to earn the designation. “UWF prides itself on its distinguished outreach to members […]

UWF online programs continue to rank among best in U.S. News and World Report

The University of West Florida once again ranked among the best in the nation in the 2024 U.S. News and World Report Best Online College rankings. UWF ranked 45th among 348 institutions for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and 30th for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans in the rankings released on Feb. 7. “The national […]

UWF team places in top 5 in national data science competition

A University of West Florida team placed fifth against teams including Yale University, Dartmouth College and others at a national competition held by the University of South Carolina. The USC National Big Data Health Science Student Case Competition was held Jan. 26-28. UWF graduate students Gail Han and Jason Gerstenberger and UWF undergraduate student Dylan […]

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UWF receives prestigious community engagement reclassification from Carnegie Foundation

The University of West Florida has been selected to receive the 2024 Community Engagement Classification, an honor designated to 368 institutions nationwide by the American Council on Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. This is the second time UWF has received this prestigious classification, with the first being in 2015. With […]

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