University Of North Florida

University Of North Florida

The University of North Florida, or UNF, is a public university located in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. It was founded in 1969. UNF is a member institution of the State University System of Florida. The university enrolls more than 15,000 students and employs over 500 full-time faculty. The Princeton Review of 2006 ranked UNF the 5th position in their list of "America's Best Value Colleges'. In 2008, The Princeton Review ranked UNF as the "Best Value College". The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Brooks College of Health
  • Coggin College of Business
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Computing, Engineering and Construction (CCEC)
  • College of Education and Human Services

UNF's sports teams are nicknamed the Ospreys. They compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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University of North Florida
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Jacksonville , FL 32224-2645
General Phone: (904) 620-1000

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University of North Florida Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts816Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, international studies, anthropology, economics, political science, sociology, history ...
Business and Management796business management, transportation management, accounting, managerial economics, finance, banking, international business, marketing
Education and Teaching558educational administration, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, art education, math teaching, ...
Therapy and Counseling260psychology, counseling psychology
Media249mass communication
Nursing and Emergency Medicine198registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology155health service and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement129criminal justice and safety
Science105biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Engineering82civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering
Engineering Technician80construction engineering tech
Computer Science and Engineering71computer and info science
Fine Arts67fine arts
Medical Administration46health care administration, community health
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy35sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, vocational counseling
Family and Social Work33public administration
Religion and Philosophy19philosophy, ethics
Music19music, music performance, jazz
Mathematics19mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics
Art Studies15art studies

Number of programs and degrees for University of North Florida in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree2,75752
Master's degree57523
Doctor's degree101
Associate's degree4101

University of North Florida Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of North Florida had a total enrollment of 16,406 students (14,189 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 11%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 23%
20-21 25%
22-24 24%
25-29 14%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%

University of North Florida Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %
Part-Time 69 %

University of North Florida Room and Board (2007)

University of North Florida offers campus housing for 2,144 of its 14,189 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Jacksonville, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

University of North Florida Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal550630
SAT Math560640
SAT Writing510610
ACT Verbal2126
ACT Math2125
ACT Composite2225

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT52%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT48%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of North Florida Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,020
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,334
Room and board $ 8,043
Room charge $ 4,273
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,093
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 4,153

Financial Aid:
University of North Florida participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 984100)

University of North Florida Faculty

University of North Florida has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track8080
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5977

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year3$98,3043$107,624
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year2*9$62,802
Lecturercalendar year13$45,7749$42,919
All faculty totalcalendar year19$60,83823$63,809

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year48$93,47521$82,946
Associate professoracademic year73$67,10441$65,596
Assistant professoracademic year89$56,99689$53,825
Instructoracademic year29$43,60748$42,906
Lectureracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year240$65,699199$56,689

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of North Florida Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Atlantic Sun Conference
Baseball Atlantic Sun Conference
Track Atlantic Sun Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports3171102

University of North Florida Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Transportation/Transportation Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Administration
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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