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UWF has become a far-left liberal school. Critical thinking is not taught. Would not recommend.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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The staff is just adjunct, not professors.Art & Design Department
The staff is just adjunct, not professors. The staff are not good artists at all and do not care to teach. Out of 6 classes in fine art, I have only 1 teacher who has ever shown up for class. There is no direction at all and no one cares to do anything other than sleep and party with students. The teachers are also very racist, so if you are a minority, do not go here. I heard all of these things before I started, but thought they were rumors. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Male -- Class 2000
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Departmental and Academic Advisors not helpful, want toQuite BrightUndecided
Departmental and Academic Advisors not helpful, want to get you processed and gone. Campus dining is worst I've ever seen: extremely limited choices poorly prepared. Juices are watered down. Was advised they were not purchasing ANY fresh eggs this semester to save money. Salad bar menu still shows hardboiled eggs. Scrambled eggs are powdered. Waffle mix is nasty using the same powdered mix. Chicken fried steak is processed and formed beef (the Moo version of old McNuggets.) Little tinpot emperors running the sport clubs (badly) and graduate student liaisons worse with no accountability for equipment or maintenance. Anything new comes in, it's stolen. Summer dorm life is nightmare of underage drinking and fighting with RAs getting booze bribes to keep things quiet. Summer dorms filthy inside and out; RAs can't be bothered to handle paperwork so it's a massive SNAFU all semester. Required Eng Comp courses don't teach Eng. Comp: sell 'special UWF' versions of off-topic texts that are never used. Attendance 'clickers' used are a joke: students around me have between four and ten they are activating for friends and payment. Stay away from Engineering majors: not much resources. As a matter of fact, avoid this school at all costs. All funding is going into their new football team/stadium. What a money pit that's going to be. And all team members are attending the same (easy) courses, sitting in the first two rows the first week and being introduced to the instructors by their handlers. Making sure they get the grades they deserve? Yeah, right. If you're thinking they pay any attention to the rudimentary 'What kind of campus room mate is best for you?' questionnaire; don't bother. The RAs and even the campus police don't know about the weeknight noise curfews or the 'quiet after request' rules. So the drunks keep their doors open and nobody cleans the puke off the sidewalks. I wish I was kidding. Take a look at the attrition rates for the school and don't believe the 'it's because of all the active military students' excuse. Locals bail after a semester to Pensacola State College where the funding levels are higher and so is the quality of the academic resources.
1st Year Male -- Class 2016
Faculty Accessibility: A-, Campus Maintenance: F
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