The University of Florida has a long history of delivering excellence in established on site programs in education, research, and service as well as in international education. It is located in Gainesville (GNV), a college town of approximately 125,000 in north central Florida midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Changes in season are marked, but winters are mild and permit year-around participation in outdoor activities.
Gainesville has been ranked as one of the best college towns in the country. You can find activities like rowing, scuba diving, bicycling along natural trails and so much more. Gainesville has also been ranked as one of the best cities to live in and grow a private-owned business. Also, there are over 500 restaurants to choose from!