University of North Florida (UNF) Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

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Carpenter Library at UNF (Explore the campus in this UNF photo tour). Photo Credit: Allen Grove

The University of North Florida (UNF) is a moderately selective school with an acceptance rate of 59 percent. Learn more about this school's admissions data and calculate your chances of getting in with this free tool from Cappex.

University of North Florida Description

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, with popular majors including criminal justice, education, business administration, and communication studies. In athletics, the UNF Ospreys recently began competing in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Conference. Popular sports include basketball, golf, swimming, and track and field.

Admissions Data (2017)

Enrollment (2017)

  • Total Enrollment: 16,309 (14,255 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44 percent male / 56 percent female
  • 72 percent full-time

Costs (2017-18)

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,394 (in-state); $20,798 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,772
  • Other Expenses: $3,844
  • Total Cost: $21,210 (in-state); $35,614 (out-of-state)

University of North Florida Financial Aid (2016-17)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 80 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 68 percent
    • Loans: 44 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,267
    • Loans: $6,488

Academic Programs

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81 percent
  • Transfer Out Rate: 9 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 30 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 57 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Baseball, Track and Field, Golf
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Softball, Swimming, Basketball, Tennis, Soccer, Golf

Admissions Information for Other Florida Colleges and Universities

University of North Florida Mission Statement

"The University of North Florida fosters the intellectual and cultural growth and civic awareness of its students, preparing them to make significant contributions to their communities in the region and beyond. At UNF, students and faculty engage together and individually in the discovery and application of knowledge. UNF faculty and staff maintain an unreserved commitment to student success within a diverse, supportive campus culture."

Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics