University of North Florida Overview
Located in Jacksonville, Florida, University of North Florida is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Jacksonville makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is University of North Florida Known For?
- The 1% student loan default rate at UNF is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UNF.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UNF with a bachelor's degree make about $43,200 a year. That's 6% more than those who graduate from other schools.
University of North Florida Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
UNF has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#43||Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#162||Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNF.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UNF has earned from around the web.
|#3||Best Value Colleges for Computer Information Systems||College Factual|
|#19||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#32||Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems||College Factual|
|#54||Best Value Colleges for Health Professions||College Factual|
|#56||Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific||College Factual|
|#62||Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections||College Factual|
Where Is University of North Florida?
Contact details for UNF are given below.
|Address:||1 Unf Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699|
How Do I Get Into UNF?
You can apply to UNF online at: https://www.unf.edu/admissions/applynow/
Admission Requirements for UNF
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UNF?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 58%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.
Average Test Scores
About 53% of students accepted to UNF submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 650. Math scores were between 530 and 630.
Can I Afford University of North Florida?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UNF, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $6,072 a year. That adds up to $24,288 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UNF is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of North Florida Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,383 graduate students at the school.
Of the 10,757 full-time undergraduates at UNF, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of North Florida students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||937|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,501|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at University of North Florida. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 78 countries are represented at UNF. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Brazil.
Online Learning at University of North Florida
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNF has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 47th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UNF
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Florida was 27.9%. This is the #735 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNF regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UNF majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||9%|
|Teaching English or French||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNF ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNF.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|American Sign Language||#1|
|Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services||#5|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||#9|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of North Florida Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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