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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?

10,223 Full-Time Undergraduates
$10,951 Avg Cost After Aid
59% Acceptance Rate
  • 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 highest degree offered at UNF is the doctor's degree.
  • 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

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, UNF is ranked #501 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. It is also ranked #15 out of 62 schools in Florida.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that UNF has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for UNF

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 53
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 122
Best Colleges for the Money 157
Best Colleges for International Students 408
Best Colleges 501
Best Colleges for Diversity 970

Where Is University of North Florida?

Location of University of North Florida

Contact details for UNF are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Unf Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699
Phone: 904-620-1000
Website: https://www.unf.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UofNorthFlorida
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UofNorthFlorida

How Do I Get Into UNF?

You can apply to UNF online at: https://www.unf.edu/admissions/applynow/

Admission Requirements for UNF

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNF?

59% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
53% Submit SAT Scores
UNF has an acceptance rate of 59%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Florida  ( 560 to 650 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of North Florida  ( 530 to 630 )
200
800
UNF received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of North Florida  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of North Florida  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of North Florida  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of North Florida?

$10,951 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNF is $10,951. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UNF

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,888 $8,042 $11,852 $15,627 $17,604

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

10,223 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,255 undergraduate students at UNF, with 10,223 being full-time and 4,032 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UNF

There are also 2,054 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,223 full-time undergraduates at UNF, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UNF

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of North Florida students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UNF Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 467
Black or African American 855
Hispanic or Latino 1,226
White 6,872
International Students 218
Other Races/Ethnicities 585

Geographic Diversity

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

1,425 Took All Classes Online
8,854 Took At Least One Class Online
27.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at UNF. In 2017-2018, 8,854 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNF has changed over the last few years.

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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
Educational Administration 6%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 9%
Health Professions 2%
Nursing 6%
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
Nursing #124
Health Professions #215

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 Majors

In 2017-2018, University of North Florida awarded 7,490 undergraduate degrees and 1,552 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 112 29 0
Allied Health Professions 0 30 0 0
American Sign Language 0 16 5 0
Anthropology 0 21 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0 8 0
Area Studies 0 4 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 243 151 0
Business/Managerial Economics 0 16 0 0
Chemistry 0 36 0 0
Child Development & Psychology 0 304 12 0
Civil Engineering 0 32 12 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 257 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 140 48 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 46 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 150 14 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 64 20 0
Economics 0 31 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 64 20
Electrical Engineering 0 37 3 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 157 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 82 0 0
General Biology 0 140 10 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 43 0
General English Literature 0 98 13 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 93 20 0
Health & Physical Education 0 76 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 194 19 0
History 0 43 11 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 106 0 0
International Business 0 43 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 6 0
International Studies 0 42 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 252 0 0 0
Marketing 0 106 0 0
Mathematics 0 23 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 70 4 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 31 0
Music 0 34 6 0
Nursing 0 231 0 109
Philosophy 0 18 1 0
Physics 0 19 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 97 0 0
Public Administration 0 0 13 0
Public Health 0 0 26 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 6 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 26
Religious Studies 0 2 0 0
Romance Languages 0 26 0 0
Social Work 0 35 0 0
Sociology 0 51 0 0
Special Education 0 22 13 0
Statistics 0 11 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 13 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 117 20 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 18 0 0
Total 504 6,986 1,242 310

References

*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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