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UNF Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto UNF, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is June 1 and the fee for the application is $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to UNF?

University of North Florida does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into University of North Florida

UNF is aslightly difficult school to get into. UNF evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UNF **accepted 80% of students, around 13,228 of the 16,551 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like UNF, MIN

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What's Most Important to Get In to UNF?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at UNF

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

UNF Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UNF must submit the following items. Double check with UNF's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5 3
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What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UNF?

Students admitted to UNF have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At UNF 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of North Florida, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 70%
3.75 and 3.99 17%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 8%
2.50 and 2.9 2%
2.00 and 2.49 0%
UNF does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

UNF is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 75% of UNF's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 25% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for UNF?

To be competitive with other UNF applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UNF 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UNF student is 1137.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UNF students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UNF students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for UNF?

To be most competitive at UNF, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UNF's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UNF students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

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Transferring to University of North Florida

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to UNF.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.

Transfer students can enroll in UNF during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

UNF Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UNF?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UNF.

Does UNF accept transfer credits?

UNF accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. UNF accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does UNF accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

UNF accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UNF?

UNF. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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UNF Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

80%

How hard is it to get into UNF? UNF is a less selective institution. The UNF acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.

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UNF Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNF is Jun 1.

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

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

UNF ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

20 to 27

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UNF is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into UNF. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 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

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Composite SAT Range

1050 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

510 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

530 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1210 and Above

Good

1050 to 1210

Avg

1050 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UNF students is 1137. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UNF, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1050 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UNF.

UNF GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.89

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UNF, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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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

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Application Deadline

Jun 1
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