Facilities and Resources
The University of Florida (UF) is a major public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research, and service. It is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities.
UF has a 2,000-acre campus and more than 900 buildings (including 170 with classrooms and laboratories). UF’s extensive capital improvement program has resulted in facilities ideal for 21st century research including the McKnight Brain Institute; the new Health Professions, Nursing and Pharmacy Building; the Genetics and Cancer Research Center now being built; and the Proton-beam Therapy Center that will be located in Jacksonville. Overall, the university’s current facilities have a book value of more than $1 billion and a replacement value of $2 billion.