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Colleges / University of North Florida

About UNF

University of North Florida is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Jacksonville, FL, less than an hour from Jacksonville, FL.

Founded in 1965, UNF currently enrolls around 17,117 students a year, including 14,734 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

UNF's endowment was valued at $116,830,075 in 2021. The school spends $6,321 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About UNF

Acceptance rate: 80%

Average GPA: 3.89

Mean ACT score: 24

Mean SAT score: 1137

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

UNF Acceptance Rate

UNF is a minimally difficult school to get accepted to. UNF accepts around 80 percent of applicants each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.89 out of 4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1137. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is UNF a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

About 83 percent of students who start at UNF come back for their second year of college. Out of the 1,794 students who started at UNF as first-time freshman, 677 graduate within four years.

UNF's six-year graduation for undergrads is 61 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $19,338 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does UNF sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is UNF a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1 UNF Drive Jacksonville, FL 32224

Campus Setting: Urban

UNF Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNF is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNF is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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UNF ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UNF is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into UNF. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UNF SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

530 - 620


Reading SAT Range

560 - 640

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UNF Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UNF is like? There are approximately 17,117 students enrolled at UNF, including 14,734 undergraduate students and 2,383 graduate students. 73% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from FL and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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