Chances of getting into University of North Florida

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.7%
Admission Difficulty for University of North Florida
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into UNF and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,399 out of 14,305 applicants were admitted making UNF a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 37 percent. University of North Florida typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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UNF SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1160-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for University of North Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1160
SAT Scores for University of North Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1340
Average SAT Score 1250

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Florida?

University of North Florida typically requires applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of North Florida admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >71%
1250 to 1340 Avg + 59%-71%
1160 to 1250 Avg - 46%-59%
1070 to 1160 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 1070 Low <33%
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UNF ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
47%
ACT Scores for University of North Florida
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of North Florida
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNF?

Admission data indicates that UNF regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #20 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Florida.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of North Florida admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >73%
23 to 26 Avg + 59%-73%
21 to 23 Avg - 48%-59%
19 to 21 Reach 38%-48%
Less than 19 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.73
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of North Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Florida was 3.73 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UNF accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of North Florida students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 4% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

56% of University of North Florida freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of North Florida students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 56%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

University of North Florida admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,945 5,360 14,305
Accepted 5,272 3,127 8,399
Acceptance Rate 59% 58% 59%
Enrolled 1,339 954 2,293
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 31% 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of North Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of North Florida Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of North Florida
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136172 IPEDS survey data for University of North Florida.

Frequently Asked Questions

53% of students submit their SAT scores to UNF. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

59% of those who apply are granted admission to UNF. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1160 and 1340. 53% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.