Florida, University of

Florida, University of, at Gainesville; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1853 at Ocala, moved to Gainesville in 1906. The Center for Latin American Studies, the Whitney Marine Laboratory, and the Florida Museum of Natural History are among its research facilities.

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