A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
University of North Florida is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference
Address
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Website
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University of North Florida Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1040-1220
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$13,484/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,344/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,972/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,535/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,149/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,244/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.151 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.161 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.161 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,702Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 100 responses
Report
  • Osprey
    45%
  • Friendly
    28%
  • Chill
    11%
  • Genial
    6%
  • Introvert
    5%
  • Community
    4%
  • Involved
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.214 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.259 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 110 responses
Report
  • Beautiful
    18%
  • Academically Challenging
    17%
  • Close Atmosphere
    14%
  • Community
    13%
  • Awesome
    10%
  • Comfortable
    7%
  • Quiet
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.104 responses
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I am now a graduate of UNF with a B.S. in Biology. I had a great time at the school and quickly found employment as a full time biologist with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Jacksonville; though, I would consider myself the exception in the biology department. Most of my peers who are more than qualified for positions are still struggling to find jobs.

My experiences in the biology department were overall very good, though I would like to see more variety of classes offered, and more internship options. The teachers were great and some of the courses were challenging (genetics, physiology). Do not wait until your last 2 semesters to find a senior seminar project and take genetics/physiology! Make sure to work in someones lab as an undergraduate to gain research experience and increase chances of job placement after school!
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What I love about UNF is that the campus is not super big and very easy to navigate ! It makes transitioning into a University easier and more comfortable. UNF's campus is also extremely safe with police on campus and an emergency button always in view. The class sizes are petite which allows for a better education and understanding of the material. This also helps students create a personalized relationship with their professors. There is no one like you, Swoop!
I received my Bachelor's and Master's in Psychology at UNF before joining the workforce for a few years and then doing my PhD. UNF was an amazing place and gave me an excellent foundation for further graduate work and an excellent training and research experience. With the smaller class sizes, I really got to know my professors and gain opportunities I would not have at a larger university. The campus is beautiful as well and I had many extracurriculars to partake in. If they offered a PhD in Psychology I would have tried to continue my studies there. UNF is making great strides, and if I had to make a critique is that UNF is trying to shake off that commuter and small school stigma, but in the past 10 years it relly has increased it's academic profile and the new incoming students have really been top notch!