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Colleges / University of North Florida

UNF Academics

University of North Florida requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. UNF accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UNF has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 61% of students who start college at UNF finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

UNF offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: UNF may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At UNF?

UNF has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for UNF.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with UNF directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at UNF

When choosing a major, UNF students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UNF.

Student Designed Majors

UNF allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

UNF does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at UNF

UNF offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About University of North Florida


Does UNF Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ UNF does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UNF Offer Online Classes?

✅ UNF has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UNF Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ UNF offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UNF Have An Honors Program?

✅ UNF offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UNF Require Internships?

✅ UNF does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About University of North Florida


University of North Florida Library

The main library on campus is the Thomas G. Carpenter Library.

Dual Degree Programs at UNF

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UNF offers these dual degree programs:

  • Computer science

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does UNF have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UNF has an Army ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UNF include:

  • an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
  • a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

17,117

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,075

Out-of-State

$20,793

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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