|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UNF and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #43 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 13,228 out of 16,551 applicants were admitted making University of North Florida an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. University of North Florida typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of North Florida is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of North Florida?
University of North Florida typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>87%|
|1135 to 1230||Avg +||80%-87%|
|1040 to 1135||Avg -||70%-80%|
|945 to 1040||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 945||Low||<58%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNF?
Admission data indicates that UNF regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of North Florida.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>88%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||80%-88%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||72%-80%|
|17 to 20||Reach||62%-72%|
|Less than 17||Low||<62%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of North Florida?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into UNF. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of North Florida was 3.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.89 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNF accepts 80% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||17.0%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||17.0%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||14.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||8.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||2.0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
73% of University of North Florida freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||38%|
|Top 50% of class||73%|
|Lower 50% of class||27%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||23%||21%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of North Florida is $30.
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Florida and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
54% of students submit their SAT scores to UNF. 46% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to UNF. Admission competition is 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 1040 and 1230. 54% 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 20 and 27. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.