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University of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL


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    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Large • Urban
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University of North Florida is a large, 4-year, public university. This coed college is located in an urban setting and is primarily a residential campus. It offers associate, bachelor's, certificate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

From the Institution

The University of North Florida is one of 12 public universities in the State University System of Florida. A comprehensive, urban university located in Jacksonville, UNF is home to more than 17,000 students and six colleges: the Brooks College of Health, the Coggin College of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, the College of Education and Human Services and the Hicks Honors College. The scenic 1,381-acre campus includes a nature preserve, lakes for kayaking and canoeing and miles of hiking trails. Another 1,050 acres of pristine wetlands on the Intracoastal Waterway are owned by UNF and used for research. Business classes are held downtown in UNF's new Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and also in the heart of the city is the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA), an institute of UNF. The University consistently ranks high for quality and value. UNF was included among nationally ranked universities on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges list - the second year UNF has achieved top-tier, national institution status on this listing. The University holds the prestigious Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation, a designation held by only 5% of universities in the U.S., and numerous other distinguished rankings. UNF is committed to student success and has launched a number of initiatives to support student health and well-being and ensure sustained academic success, timely graduation and career placement. The University is known for providing students with transformational learning experiences - conducting research with faculty, taking part in community-based learning or studying abroad, which UNF students do at twice the national average. The vibrant campus is engaging with more than 200 clubs including 26 fraternities and sororities, an active Student Government and impactful programming to promote a positive student experience. The University of North Florida is an emerging force in research in health, coastal sciences, logistics and more. UNF offers 60 bachelor's degree with 75 areas of concentration, 36 master's degrees with 72 areas of concentration, five doctoral degrees with three areas of concentration, and one specialist degree.

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June 1
Regular Application Due
April 1
Financial Aid Application Due

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