University of North Florida


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Florida


Founded in 1969, the University of North Florida is a public university located in Jacksonville, Florida. UNF is part of the State University System of Florida. The University of North Florida's low tuition and quality academics have earned it a place among the Princeton Review's "Best Value Colleges." The school also wins high marks for the number of students who study abroad. Undergraduates can choose from 53 degree programs among UNF's five colleges. The colleges of Business and Arts and Sciences have the highest enrollments. In athletics, the UNF Ospreys recently began competing in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Criminal Justice Studies, Elementary Education, English, Finance, Health Services, Mass Communication Studies, Nursing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 15280
Total Grad Students: 1022
Undergraduate Students: 14258
Faculty: 481

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 32:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 30:1

Percent Male: 44%
Percent Female: 56%

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Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 23%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

4567 St Johns Bluff Rd S
Jacksonville Florida 32224


Main Email:

Main Phone: 904-620-1000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Elizabeth McNamara
Admissions Coordinator , Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Bethany Smithers
Admissions Coordinator , Office of Admissions

International Admissions Contact:
Timothy H. Robinson
Director of International Students, International Center

Athletics Contact:
Richard Gropper
Director of Athletics, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum high school and college grade point average of 2.00 is required of transfer applicants.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
the lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a D or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
A transfer applicant have a minimum number of 60 credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year or four year institution is 72.

Test Scores for Applying:
Standardized test scores are required of some applicants and will be notified if needed.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) is required of some applicants and will be notified if needed.

Essay(s) required:
Essay or personal statement is required of some applicants and will be notified if needed.

Application Fee:
A non-refundable $30 application fee is required of all degree-seeking students.

Other Requirements:
Transfer students with over 60 hours must have a 2.0 GPA with the exception of limited access programs. Student must submit financial aid transcripts from previous institutions attended

Fall Deadline:
June 27

Spring Deadline:
November 1 Rolling Admission

Summer Deadline:
March 2 Rolling Admission

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 23 26
English 22 26
Math 22 26
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 530 620
Math 530 620
Writing 500 590

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 3465

Transfers Accepted: 2197

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 63%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 49%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 14%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2007


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 3978

Room and Board: 8680

Tuition and Fees: 9015

Total Cost: 32445

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 5627

Total Cost – In-State: 19057

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5440

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 91%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 88%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 32%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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