University of North Florida (UNF)

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UNF can be found in Jacksonville, FL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 18,000 students enrolled each year at UNF.

Many of the students getting into UNF had an SAT score within the range of 1580 to 1820, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 23 to 26. We were able to estimate the UNF average GPA (3.28 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. An estimated 50 percent of all students which applied were accepted at University of North Florida, and from those that were granted acceptance about 28 percent continued on to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UNF acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 53%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UNF Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of North Florida was reported as 53.4% in Fall 2013 with over 10,600 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

  • UNF SAT Scores: 1580 - 1820
  • UNF ACT Scores: 23 - 26
  • UNF Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.45

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UNF 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of North Florida has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 63.6%
  • 2010-2011: 50.8%
  • 2011-2012: 49.5%
  • 2012-2013: 52.0%
  • 2013-2014: 53.4%
  • Projected UNF Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 52.8%

How Does UNF Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of North Florida is four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide99.4%
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach74.1%
Valdosta State University55.2%
Armstrong Atlantic State University70.0%
Savannah College of Art and Design65.5%

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 Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UNF (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 620
Math540 - 610
Writing500 - 590
Total Score1580 - 1820
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 26
Math22 - 26
Composite Score23 - 26
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