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University of North Florida Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how University of North Florida ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is University of North Florida Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of North Florida was awarded 109 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education grade specific.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked UNF as #501 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

UNF also holds the #15 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

See all of the rankings for University of North Florida.

Is It Hard to Get Into UNF?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of North Florida is a competitive 59%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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 )

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

ACT Composite Scores for University of North Florida  ( 21 to 26 )

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University of North Florida Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, University of North Florida is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of North Florida has a freshmen retention rate of 81%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 26% for first-time, full-time students at UNF, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  26 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at UNF

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,734 undergraduates at UNF with 10,757 being full-time and 3,977 being part-time.

UNF Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for UNF is 72.42 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  72.42 out of 100
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How Much Does University of North Florida Cost?

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.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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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.

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How Much Money Do UNF Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UNF make around $43,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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

Location of University of North Florida

University of North Florida is a public institution located in Jacksonville, Florida. 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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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

University of North Florida Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 56 majors graduated from University of North Florida. Of these students, 3,745 received undergraduate degrees and 776 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
Child Development & Psychology 304 NA
Communication & Media Studies 257 $31,900
Business Administration & Management 243 $40,400
Nursing 231 $57,400
Health Sciences & Services 194 $31,200
Finance & Financial Management 157 $44,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 150 $34,400
Computer Information Systems 140 $54,800
General Biology 140 $29,200
Teacher Education Grade Specific 117 $39,500

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

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 8,854 students took at least one online class at University of North Florida. This is an increase from the 7,117 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 8,854 1,425
2016-2017 7,117 1,048
2015-2016 6,148 658
2014-2015 4,942 554
2013-2014 4,959 567

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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