UM vs. UF

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UM vs. UF

Postby miamicod » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:53 pm

Hey guys,

I recently got into UF, not sure if I got any money. Also got into UM with a 27k per year scholarship with stip being that I remain in the top half of the class. I'm from Miami, so i'm extremely torn. Looking for some advice...


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Re: UM vs. UF

Postby nebula666 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:48 pm

What are your numbers?

UF at sticker is better than 27k to Miami.

UF: $128k total COA

UM: $233k - $81k = $152k total COA

I wouldn't go to UF at sticker but if you get some money there it might not be a bad choice. Don't go to UM. Even with a scholly it is more expensive than a much better school in UF and there is a chance you lose your scholarship and end up paying a ridiculous amount.

Retake for money at UF or go to UF now.

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Re: UM vs. UF

Postby cricketlove00 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:51 pm

From what I've heard (I live in Florida and work alongside lawyers for a living), UM is a travesty of a school. Their bar passage rate is abysmal.

UF is the flagship school of Florida and I think you'd find it more worthwhile. Plus, Gainesville is very inexpensive and a fun little town.
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Re: UM vs. UF

Postby rad lulz » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:54 pm

If you want to go back to South FL I'd do either Miami for free tuition or UF for $75k debt. That's it.

Edit: or an elite school

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Re: UM vs. UF

Postby miamicod » Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:31 am

I'm from Miami, so I could still live with my parents so my COL will be pretty low if I stay in Miami. I sent in a letter to UF to find out if I could receive money, since i've gotten MAJOR money from other schools.

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