THEY ARE AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE FOR THE GATOR GOOD
At the University of Florida, they are a people of purpose. They're committed to challenging convention and themselves. They see things not as they are, but as they could be. And they strive for a greater impact: one measured in people helped and lives improved.
Academics: AT UF, THEY HELP GREAT STUDENTS BECOME EVEN GREATER.
With an average 4.3 G.P.A. and an average S.A.T. score of 1918, their fall 2015 freshman class is anything but average. And while those numbers are impressive, for them, they’re just the beginning. It’s not about the accomplishments of an individual; it’s what they can accomplish together.
Impact: TOGETHER, THEY'RE GENERATING OVER 100,000 JOBS IN FLORIDA EVERY YEAR
Together, they're able to contribute over $8 billion to help stimulate one of the strongest state economies in the nation. And through their combined efforts as Gators, they’re able to take every dollar invested in UF by the state of Florida and turn it into $15.
Gator Good: A GREATER COMMITMENT FOR A GREATER STATE
With their land, sea and space grants, they have been entrusted with a responsibility to educate, research and serve. These grants fuel their commitment to making a greater difference. One felt not only by the citizens of Florida, but around the world. Below, you'll find just a few of the ways they're working for a greater impact through research.
Together, they're tackling some of the toughest problems in search of even tougher ones. They have facilities in all 67 counties in Florida, working together to help local farmers and economies grow and thrive. Their Emerging Pathogens Institute is a national model, charged with protecting the nation from a whole host of diseases and pathogens. Their ocean research helps protect the coasts responsible for 75 percent of Florida's G.D.P. at home and the homes of 3.5 billion people worldwide.
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