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University of West Florida

University of West Florida

Location: Pensacola, Florida

Founded: 1967

Contact: (850) 474-2000

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The University of West Florida began September 1967 as upper-level institution enrolling juniors, seniors, and graduate students. With an initial enrollment of 1,422 students and only a handful of buildings, UWF graduated its first 58 students in June 1968.

The move toward a traditional college structure started in 1979 with the establishment of three colleges, and the approval for a lower division was received, UWF admitted freshmen students in 1983.

Today, enrollment exceeds 12,000 and UWF’s campus is the second-largest main campus in the state university system. In addition to the main campus, UWF has locations in downtown Pensacola and in Fort Walton beach. Nationally recognized research centers include the Archaeology Institute, Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation, the Haas Center and the Florida Small Business Development Center.

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees
University of West Florida
Building 10 Room 102
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514

President

Dr. Martha Saunders

President’s Office
University of West Florida
Building 10
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Florida 32514

Ombudsman Office

Randolph Scott

Interim Student Ombudsman

Student Ombudsperson
University of West Florida
Building 11
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514