Economic Impact: Orange County

Orange County Number of county students attending UF:
2,746
UF Alumni Residing in County:
15,360
Donor Giving:
$93,476,506
UF Employees by County of Residence:
54
Gator Club Members:
3200
IFAS Extension:
View Orange County IFAS Report (PDF)
UF/SHANDS Facilities:
CityLab, Orlando:
An initiative of UF’s College of Design, CityLab brings UF students and faculty to the center with UCF colleagues to work on community design projects. This program will also address various design projects through grants, contract work, pro-bono projects, continuing education classes, exhibits and lectures.
UF Alliance Program, Orlando:
Launched in 2000, the mission of the UF Alliance program is to enhance college access for historically underrepresented urban youth by providing outreach and awareness, engaging parents in the educational process, offering professional leadership and more. Partner schools in Orlando are Maynard Evans High School and Johns High School.
UF PHHP Affiliations:
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.
  • Right to Know
    Education & resources on breast cancer screening for women with disabilities.
UF College of Dentistry: Statewide Network for Community Oral Health:
  • Orange Blossom Family Health 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
  • Winter Garden Family Dental Health 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.
University of Florida Academic and Research Center at Lake Nona
At the Orlando facility, the college is keeping its commitment to the state of Florida by furthering its three-prong mission of teaching, research and service. In addition to teaching pharmacy students in Orlando, the college also will advance its translational research in drug discovery and development, and its medication therapy management service to patients receiving Medicare prescription benefits, Riffee said.
The UF pharmacy programs in the UF Research and Academic Center will join an emerging biomedical research community in Lake Nona with institutions including the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, Nemours Children’s Hospital, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The Research and Academic Center also will unite researchers from the UF colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Liberal Arts and Sciences with colleagues at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona to identify, optimize and develop new therapies for the most devastating human diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, brain disorders and aging.