Diversity and Inclusion
We understand you might be nervous about fitting in when you attend college. We want you to know that Warrington takes diversity and inclusion seriously, and we prioritize making you feel at home.
Diversity is a strength of our campus, which is made up of students, faculty and staff from many backgrounds with unique perspectives. We want to make sure you are welcomed and feel a part of a close community.
Warrington By The Numbers
Student population: 7,463
- Male 56%
- Female 44%
Percent by Program
Defined by students who self-report as African American, Asian, Hispanic, International or Other.
- Caucasian 56%
- Other Ethnicities 44%
Percent by Program
Delaina Parrish felt at home from the moment she entered Warrington. A trendsetter, entrepreneur and marketing graduate, Delaina is a fearless advocate for accessibility and inclusion everywhere.
Thanks to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program, first-generation college student Brito was able to find her passion for finance at the Warrington College of Business.
A diversity-centered internship in New York City led Dohse to realize her dream career in finance, an industry where she’s never felt out of place.
The former UF student body vice president found a community in the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program.
While the China native initially struggled with communicating, through practice and the support of her classmates, Stroud is now ready to drive change in BASF’s Diversity Leadership Program.
After a testicular cancer diagnosis ended his service in the Navy, O’Connor is exploring his passion for real estate.
View the complete list of the 900+ student organizations at the University of Florida.
- African Student Union
Founded to support and unite African students and to promote awareness of African issues and culture to all students and the Gainesville community.
- Chinese Student Association
To serve both students and faculties with Chinese ethnics and UF students who are interested in Chinese language and culture
- Indian Students Association
We are an organization that focuses on raising awareness of the Indian culture and providing a community for individuals to discover their identity.
- Pride Student Union
A cultural organization for the LGBTQ+ community at UF and in Gainesville.
- QTPOC Collective
A collaborative group of LGBTQ/Two Spirit/Gender Nonconforming POC throughout the black, indigenous, desi, Asian, and Latin diasporas. Our goal is to facilitate educational discussions on healing and thriving in a predominantly white system with an emphasis on building solidarity, de-centering whiteness, and resurfacing our deeply interconnected and complicated histories.
First-Generation College Students
- Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program
This program helps ensure a vibrant future for the state by enabling qualified Florida high school graduates to attend the state’s flagship university.
- Disability Resource Center
The Center celebrates disability identity as a valued aspect of diversity. We champion a universally accessible community that supports the holistic advancement of individuals with disabilities.
- Asian American Student Union
Seeks to promote Asian and Asian American Awareness at the University of Florida.
- Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
A national professional organization dedicated to develop better opportunities in business professions such as accounting and finance.
- Black Graduate Student Organization
An interdisciplinary, multi-ethnic organization that is dedicated to identifying and addressing the needs of graduate and professional students of African, African American, or Afro Caribbean descent at the University of Florida.
- Black Students in Business
Founded on the principle that in order to truly encourage diversity, we must encourage inclusivity. Dedicated to providing professional development and networking services to the community of future black business professionals. Hosts a wide range of guest speakers, workshops, and socials to foster a unique cultural perspective and offers a diverse experience.
- Black Student Union
Aims to promote, educate and exemplify the rich cultural heritage and unique diversity of the people of the African Diaspora.
- Hispanic Student Association
Serves as the go-to organization for Hispanic and non-Hispanic students wishing to learn more about Hispanic-Latino culture and connect with the Hispanic-Latino community at UF, as well as throughout Gainesville.
- UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs
Through transformative educational experiences and developmental opportunities, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs celebrates and empowers diverse communities and advocates for an inclusive campus for all students across identities.
- Collegiate Veterans Society
Dedicated to helping fellow veterans in the transition from military to college life and to enriching the community and the campus with veteran sponsored and patriotic events.
- UF MBA Veterans Association
Providing the best MBA experience for veterans. It is a community for students who have served in the armed forces as they transition into business roles.
- Navy-Marine Student Association
Created to enhance the knowledge of students about Navy and Marine Corps customs and traditions. NMSA values leadership and instilling leadership qualities.
- Florida Women in Business
A professional development organization that gives women the tools to succeed and break down barriers in college and beyond. Our vision is to empower women in a supportive environment and provide each member a unique experience.
- National Association of Women MBAs
Supporting women MBAs and promoting diversity of the workforce by creating an environment that brings together all UF MBA students, both women and men, through engagement opportunities, educational events, networking, and community service.
- Latin American Women in Business
To empower Latin American women business students across the University.
- Women in Business Association
Focused on empowering female MBA students and providing them with the resources and training to become the next generation of business leaders.
- Women’s Student Association
A diverse group of student leaders at the University of Florida whose mission is to empower women with the resources, encouragement, and skills they need to become leaders on campus, in the community, and in the world.
- Christian Business Leaders
To love people and to revolutionize the way students connect faith with business.
- Gainesville Hillel
An organization that inspires future leaders to positively impact the world through a Jewish lens by connecting them with Israel, travel experiences, spirituality, doing good, career advancement opportunities, and entrepreneurial endeavors.
- Islam on Campus
An organization devoted to strengthening the Muslim community as well as to educating Muslims and non-Muslims alike about the religion of Islam.
- Jewish Student Union
Represents and serves the Jewish students at the University of Florida while providing Jewish and other students opportunities to explore the cultural and ethnic experiences of Judaism.