Economic Impact: Alachua County

Alachua County Number of county students attending UF:
4,101 (Fall 2009)
UF Alumni Residing in County:
29,708
Donor Giving:
$285,035,417
UF Employees by County of Residence:
10,156
IFAS Extension:
View Alachua County IFAS Report (PDF)
UF/SHANDS Facilities:
Lastinger Center for Learning, UF College of Education
  • A partnership with school districts to offer free advanced degrees in school leadership to teachers, to hire and train master-teachers as on-site "professors in residence" and to mobilize community and business for child wellness and school improvement programs.
  • Impact: $6.78 million in private gifts, grants and contracts since 2002 in this county
Suwannee River AHEC (SRAHEC):
Non-profit organization that conducts a wide range of programs designed to address the health professions shortages and needs of the medically underserved populations.
UF College of Dentistry: Statewide Network for Community Oral Health:
  • UF College of Dentistry
    • 94,636 patient visits last year
    • A UF-owned clinic, part of the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health
  • Eastside Family Dental Center
    • A partner clinic of the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health
    • DMD students from the College of Dentistry perform rotations to provide oral health care to patients
  • Gainesville Community Ministries Dental Clinic
    • A partner clinic of the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health
    • DMD students from the College of Dentistry perform rotations to provide oral health care to patients
  • Tacachale Dental Clinic
    • A partner clinic of the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health
    • DMD students from the College of Dentistry perform rotations to provide oral health care to patients supervised by UF faculty
UF PHHP Research & Services:
  • SafeandMobileSeniors.org
    Transportation resources for seniors
  • Florida Office on Disability & Health
    State's first centralized program to coordinate Florida's disability programs & services.
  • AlzOnline
    National program for caregivers of people with dementia, also offers information on local resources in Florida.