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 19,000 students enrolled each year at UNF.

Many of the students getting into UNF had an SAT score within the range of 1090 to 1260, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 20 to 25. We were able to estimate the UNF average GPA (3.06 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. An estimated 70 percent of all students which applied were accepted at University of North Florida, and from those that were granted acceptance about 22 percent continued on to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UNF acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 61%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UNF Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of North Florida was reported as 72.3% in Fall 2020 with over 16,300 college 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 ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • UNF Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of North Florida 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 Florida has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 64.5%
  • 2017-2018: 58.7%
  • 2018-2019: 61.1%
  • 2019-2020: 72.3%
  • Projected UNF Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 61.0%

How Does UNF Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of North Florida is twenty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach60.9%
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide62.0%
Valdosta State University57.2%
Savannah College of Art and Design95.9%
Saint Leo University72.1%

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 UNF (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading560 - 640
Math530 - 620
Total Score1090 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math17 - 24
Composite Score20 - 25
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