The University of West Florida
is a four-year public college, located in
Pensacola, Florida. Along with Florida A&M University and Florida State University, UWF helps make up the trifecta in
tertiary education in northwest Florida. The mascot is an Argonaut.Founded in 1963 with classes first commencing in 1967, UWF currently boasts an enrollment of over 9,500 (2003 count).Students can attend classes in any of the three colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business, and Professional Studies.