UNF Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of North Florida
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
Applicants Submitting SAT53%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1160|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||650|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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.
|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%|
UNF ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT47%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.73
Typical High School GradesA-
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
56% of University of North Florida freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||31%||27%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of North Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.