University of North Alabama (UNA)

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University of North Alabama can be found in Florence, AL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 8,500 students are enrolled at University of North Alabama.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 1015 - 1180 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UNA average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.38. 89% of all those who apply are accepted to UNA, from which 43 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UNA Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of North Alabama was reported as 88.8% in Fall 2020 with over 2,690 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UNA ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • UNA Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of North Alabama?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UNA is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of North Alabama has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 55.7%
  • 2017-2018: 70.2%
  • 2018-2019: 64.3%
  • 2019-2020: 88.8%
  • Projected UNA Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 68.8%

How Does UNA Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of North Alabama is fifty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Oakwood University64.7%
University of Alabama in Huntsville82.6%
Alabama A & M University91.8%
Freed-Hardeman University88.5%
Union University52.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UNA (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 610
Math495 - 570
Total Score1015 - 1180
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math17 - 24
Composite Score20 - 26
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