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University of North Florida Data & Information Overview

420 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
77% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is University of North Florida Ranked?

#606 Best Colleges in Nation
#15 Best Colleges in FL
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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University of North Florida was awarded 420 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general health services/allied health/health sciences.

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Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, UNF is ranked #606 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

UNF is also ranked #15 out of 77 schools in Florida.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNF?

77% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
74% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of North Florida is 77%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UNF is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 74% 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 510 and 620. Math scores were between 490 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Florida  ( 510 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for University of North Florida  ( 490 to 590 )
UNF received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for University of North Florida  ( 19 to 26 )

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University of North Florida Faculty

19 to 1 Student to Faculty
96% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of North Florida is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of North Florida is 96%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  96 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of North Florida

79% Freshmen Retention
35% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 79% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of North Florida enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from UNF have a four-year graduation rate of 35%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  35 out of 100

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University of North Florida Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,817 Full-Time Undergraduates
35.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
57.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,550 undergraduates at UNF with 10,817 being full-time and 3,733 being part-time.

How Much Does University of North Florida Cost?

$8,865 Net Price
25% Take Out Loans
$20,792 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of UNF is $8,865. 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 +
$4,367 $6,074 $10,194 $14,635 $15,287

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UNF, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNF, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $5,198 a year. That adds up to $20,792 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNF is 3.4%. 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.

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How Much Money Do UNF Graduates Make?

$49,338 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UNF with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $49,338 in their early years. This is good news for future UNF graduates since it is 16% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at University of North Florida make the most money.

Location of University of North Florida

Florida State
10,817 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
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.

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Contact details for UNF are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Unf Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699
Phone: 904-620-1000

University of North Florida Majors

58 Majors With Completions
4,314 Undergraduate Degrees
842 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 58 majors graduated from University of North Florida. Of these students, 4,314 received undergraduate degrees and 842 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Medical Administrative Services 366 $34,861
Child Development & Psychology 366 $25,924
Criminal Justice & Corrections 344 $31,663
Health Sciences & Services 257 $27,063
Nursing 226 $59,266
Communication & Media Studies 221 $32,712
Business Administration & Management 216 $44,777
Finance & Financial Management 173 $48,026
General Biology 166 $27,679
Marketing 125 $41,976

Learn more about the majors offered at University of North Florida along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UNF

77% Take At Least One Class Online
19% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 12,728 students took at least one online class at University of North Florida. This is a decrease from the 16,551 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 12,728 3,203
2019-2020 16,551 9,488
2018-2019 9,793 1,735
2017-2018 8,854 1,425
2016-2017 7,117 1,048

Learn more about online learning at University of North Florida.

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Notes and 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.


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