University of Florida

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University of Florida
Type Public
Established 1853 (1853)
Chairman Steven M. Scott
President W. Kent Fuchs
Provost Joseph Glover
Location Gainesville, Florida, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Orange and blue
Nickname Gators

University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is a public research in Gainesville, Florida, United States and is a senior member of the State University System of Florida. The University of Florida is home to sixteen academic colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. UF is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled more than 52,000 students, and it ranked 50 among national universities and 14 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Minor in Bioinformatics
15–16 credit hours, including a capstone independent study course
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  2. "University of Florida". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 29 November 2016.