Why Recruit at the University of Florida?

Why UF, you ask? With over 52,000 students enrolled in 16 different colleges and more than 350,000 alumni worldwide, the University of Florida (UF) offers a diverse group of candidates for your recruiting needs.

The Career Connections Center will help you create the connections you need for a successful recruiting experience. With over 15,000 employment connections facilitated by our team in the 2014-2015 academic year we’re ready to help you build your connections, too!

Did You Know UF Is?:                         

  • 14th in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Top Public Universities” (2015)
  • 3rd in Kiplinger’s “Best Public College Values” (2015)
  • 14th on Forbes’ list of “The Best Public Colleges” (2015)
  • 9th on Wall Street Journal’s “Top 25 Rated Schools by Recruiters” (2015)

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Student Profile


retention rate for first-year students


of freshmen were in the top 10% of their HS graduating class


of UF students identify with having a diverse background


of UF students are enrolled in graduate or professional programs


of UF graduates seek employment opportunities outside of Florida

Our staff is ready to assist with your recruiting and employment needs at UF. We would be glad to schedule a customized consultation for you and your recruitment team to discuss your hiring needs, ideas for your UF employment branding strategy, and Career Connections Center services. Recruit with us and learn for yourself why UF is highly ranked!

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UF Snapshot

Admission Stats
The fall 2015 freshman class had an average GPA of 4.3 and SAT score of 1918
Where Students Are From
Gators represent every Florida county, all 50 states and 131 countries
Where Students Go
UF graduates can be found in all 50 states and over 135 countries
Popular States for Gators
UF alumni are most present in FL (236,000), GA (19,000), CA (15,000), TX (11,500), and NC (11,000)
Advanced Degrees
Nearly 40% of UF graduates in 2014 were awarded Master’s or Doctorate degrees

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Employer Testimonials

We have been recruiting at the University of Florida for over 40 years. The staff at the career center is always helpful and most importantly accessible. We have hired many Gators over the years that work at all levels of our company across the country and are very successful thanks to the strong leadership of the UF Career Resource Center.
Lisa Metheny - Sales Recruiting - E&J Gallo Winery
Enterprise Rent-A-Car has a history of hiring UF students from all different majors. We look for candidates who have been exposed to leadership opportunities, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are motivated to jumpstart their careers. We have been lucky to find those types of candidates at UF.
Jessenia Morales - Group Talent Acquisition Manager - Enterprise Holdings
The University of Florida’s Career Services has provided me with excellent services over the years at multiple firms. The staff members are always willing to help and are reliable. UF continues to provide a wide range of diverse students who are personable, knowledgeable in multiple fields and are extremely professional. I am very impressed with their dedication to ensure employers’ needs are met. Thank you for all that you do!
Lan Nguyen - Lead Campus Recruiting Specialist - Deloitte

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