UWF Emerald Coast

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Emerald Coast

UWF on the Emerald Coast is a joint University of West Florida and Northwest Florida State College campus located in Fort Walton Beach. We extend a warm welcome to our students and look forward to assisting you to achieve your educational goals.


Finish Strong at UWF

Life can get in the way, but it shouldn't stop you from getting your degree. UWF Emerald Coast offers enriching and high-impact courses to help you get back on track.

The University of West Florida on the Emerald Coast accepts students who may have had to put their dream of achieving a bachelor's on hold because of family obligations or circumstance.

Our Emerald Coast faculty take a hands-on, concierge approach to teaching. With 11 undergraduate degree programs—and over 70 online and in-person at the Pensacola campus—we can help you finish strong.

Florida's 2+2 Program

The University of West Florida is partnering with Northwest Florida State College, and other Florida state colleges, to provide students a seamless path to achieving a bachelor's degree.

Students who earn an associate's degree at a state college are automatically guaranteed admission to a state university.


UWF on the Emerald Coast

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Emerald Coast Degree Programs

Emerald Coast currently offers 9 undergraduate degree programs.

Degree Programs

Student Resources & Services

Emerald Coast offers a wide variety of resources and services to students.

Student Resources & Services