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University of Florida

University of Florida

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The top university in the ‘Sunshine State’, the University of Florida (UF) is a new exchange partner that can offer many Reading students a wonderful American campus experience. Part of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), UF is one of the USA’s largest universities, but is also consistently ranked as one of the best.

Situated on a 2,000-acre campus in Gainesville, Florida, UF has everything you would expect from a major US institution. With over 50,000 students, it can offer an experience very different to many of our existing exchange partners across the world. UF offers numerous top quality academic and support services, as well as a broad range of modules across a wide selection of subject areas.

With local transport links enabling travel within Florida and beyond, Gainesville has a thriving music and arts scene, as well as historic architecture, pristine parks and numerous places to socialise.

With an excellent all-year round climate, see if you can be part of the ‘Gator Nation’…

Further information
Who can participate? Most Reading disciplines that allow Study Abroad that are taught at UoF (except HBS).
NB: Limited places available.
Entry requirements: Minimum 60% average.
Semester dates: Semester 1: August – December
Semester 2: January – May
Cost of living:  Suggested €5-6k per semester (students need to prove minimum €1500 per month of stay for visa purposes).
Additional costs: Visa is required to study in the US.
Will need to take out compulsory insurance – either from UoF or alternative (see insurance section on costs page).
NB – Eligible students can recoup funds through Student Finance.
Further information: University of Florida Study Abroad website
University of Florida introduction (video)
Student activities and involvement
Information about Gainesville (video)   
When can you study abroad?

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