Peer Institutions are defined as universities or higher educational units that are comparable with the University of West Florida. These peer institutions share commonalities with UWF in size, enrollment, and program offerings.
Peer Aspirant Institutions are defined as a group of universities or higher educational units that UWF aspires to become by comparing those institutions key performance indicators which may be higher than UWF's and might be reached within a given time frame of the current strategic plan.
Board of Trustees 9-23-2011
In 2004 the UWF Japan House and International Center officially opened marking 15 years of university involvement in Japanese programs and partnerships.