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

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
18:1
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.159 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.159 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,562Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 98 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.212 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.257 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 108 responses
Report
  • Beautiful
    19%
  • Academically Challenging
    18%
  • Close Atmosphere
    14%
  • Community
    13%
  • Awesome
    10%
  • Quiet
    6%
  • Comfortable
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.104 responses
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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!
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Although UNF is not as known as other schools in Florida, it sure is on the rise. UNF has a great education system with excellent professors paired. They offer a wide variety of majors as well as minors. Gen Ed classes have the highest capacity ranging from 50-200. But the upper division classes range from 20-50 which is great! Student life is also on the rise as well as athletes and diversity. The housing is definitely at the top if I must say. What school do you know has a pool and a lazy river pool at its dorm? I cannot think of any others either, besides UNF.
I must say that when I graduated from Bartram Trail High School, I only applied to one college. That college was the University of North Florida. I am now a sophomore and I can honestly say that I really have not been disappointed with my experience here. The only complaint I have is that some of the professors seem to not give it their all while teaching their students. It seems that every semester there is at least one professor that does not seem to enjoy their job. Other than that, I highly recommend it to everybody!