University of West Florida
Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida is a vibrant, distinctive institute of higher learning with undergraduate, graduate and targeted research programs. It is a public university based in Northwest Florida with multiple instructional sites and a strong virtual presence. UWF's mission is to provide students with access to high quality, relevant, and affordable undergraduate and graduate learning experiences, to transmit, apply, and discover knowledge through teaching, scholarship, research, and public service and to engage in community partnerships that respond to mutual concerns and opportunities and that advance the economy and quality of life in the region.
The University offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration and is focused on student success. It is committed to planning and investing strategically to enhance student access and educational attainment, to build on existing strengths and develop distinctive academic and research programs and services that respond to identified regional and state needs and to support highly qualified faculty and staff who engage students in rigorous, high impact, student oriented learning experiences that enhance personal and professional development and empower alumni to contribute responsibly and creatively to a complex 21st Century global society.
With multiple locations in Northwest Florida, the University serves a student population of more than 12,000.Dedicated to helping students realize their full potential it favours small class sizes with quality teacher scholars who deliver personalized, hands on learning and leadership opportunities.
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