UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA - [UNF], JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - ADMISSION

Jacksonville, FloridaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1970Established Year
  16309Enrollment

University of North Florida Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

The University of North Florida (UNF) admissions are competitive as is tangible from the average incoming freshman scores. The State of Florida has implemented a new minimum admission standard for freshman applicants to all Florida public state universities. Students are required to have a minimum 2.5 recalculated GPA on a 4.0 scale as well as meet minimum test score requirements. The average rSAT is 1274, and the average incoming freshman ACT is 26.6.

  • The university provides admission through early action but due to funding changes at the State level, the University is not able to process early admission applications at this time.
  • The undergraduate applicants can apply through the Osprey Account Portal or the Common Application. However, the Common Application is not available until August 1, but the UNF application is currently open.
  • The paper version can also be printed and submitted via mail or in person.
  • Admission decision are returned within only a few weeks.
  • The university provides admission for spring, summer, or fall (August) semesters.
  • Students may apply for admission up to 1 year in advance of their intended enrollment term.

Highlights

Undergraduate
Application PortalOsprey Account Portal
Common Application
Application Fee30 USD
Payment ModeCheck or Money Order
Incoming Freshman GPA4.32
Acceptance Rate59%
Average incoming freshmen rSAT1274
Average incoming freshman ACT26.6
Tuition (Annual)16630 USD
Graduate
Application PortalApply Online
Application Fee30 USD
Payment ModeCheck or Money Order
Tuition (Annual)18803 USD

University of North Florida Admission Deadlines

DeadlinesDates
Undergraduate
EarlyOctober 31
Transfer Application DeadlinesDomestic: Spring: December 15; Summer: June 1; Fall: August 15
International: Spring: October 1; Summer: February 1; Fall: August 1
Graduate
International Application General DeadlinesFall: May 1
Spring: October 1
Summer: February 1

University of North Florida International Admissions

The International Center at University of Florida provides programs, activities, and services based on the specific needs of international students on campus. It also develops and promotes study abroad activities for domestic students who seek international learning experiences.

In addition, the International Center serves as the university’s compliance unit for federal regulations relating to international students and scholars.

International students should observe the following University of Florida admission guidelines:

  • Applicants are advised to complete their applications as far ahead of the deadline as possible as getting credentials and transcripts evaluated takes a considerable amount of time. Moreover, sending or receiving official application materials can often take a very long time.
  • All international transcripts should be evaluated by an approved third-party credential evaluation agency as they require a course-by-course evaluation (post-secondary) or a document-by-document and GPA calculation evaluation (high school).
  • Submit SAT and ACT test scores
  • In order to be issued a Form I-20 applicants have to provide Certification of Finances: To ensure that international students have sufficient financial resources all applicants must complete and submit an Affidavit of Financial Support and Bank Certification.

Language Requirements for International Students

All applicants are required to furnish satisfactory evidence of English competency. This can be done by fulfilling one of the following requirements:

TestScore
TOEFLpBT: 500
cBT: 173
iBT: 61
SATVerbal Score: 440 rSAT
Evidence-based Reading & Writing Score: 500
ACTEnglish: 17
Reading:18
College Board Advanced Placement – International English Language score3
IELTS6.5

University of North Florida Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Admissions supervises the University of North Florida admissions for Undergraduates. Contact the Admissions Office regarding any questions during the application process.

Following are the measures for undergraduate applicants:

  • An official copy of high school transcript and official rSAT/SAT/ACT score reports and self-reported student academic record (SSAR).
    • Minimum SAT score: 460 in Critical Reading and 460 in Math.
    • Minimum rSAT score: 500 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing and 500 in Math.
    • Minimum ACT score: 18 on the English subsection, 19 on the Reading subsection, and 19 on the Math subsection.
  • Course Requirements:
    • 4 years of English and math
    • 3 years of natural science and social science
    • 2 successive years of the same foreign language
    • 2 years of academic electives

Transfer Applicants admission requirements:

These applicants have to satisfy the same admission requirements as incoming freshman applicants. Students with more than 30 transferable semester hours but less than 60 transferable semester hours, may be considered for admission without meeting the incoming freshman requirements.

Following documents must be submitted before the deadline:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official rSAT/SAT/ACT test scores
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended

University of North Florida Graduate Admissions

The Graduate School oversees the admission process for graduate applicants. Applicants should direct their doubts and queries to the Graduate School regarding the admission procedure.

Following are the requirements to be eligible for University of North Florida admission consideration: &

  • Graduate students need to submit GMAT or GRE scores depending upon the graduate program they are applying to for admission.
    • GMAT: 20 on the verbal component and 22 on the quantitative component. A minimum score of 500 is required of all applicants for the Master of Accountancy and the Master of Business Administration.
    • GRE Score: Must be submitted for any graduate program other than Business or Health Administration. Scores over 1000 (combined verbal and quantitative components) are the most competitive.
  • Official transcripts from every institution previously attended.
  • International students must get their transcripts evaluated by an approved third-party accredited evaluation service. The academic credentials must be
    • Translated to English
    • Evaluated course-by-course
    • Include the overall academic GPA.

University of North Florida Graduate Courses Admissions

Application Portal: Online Application Portal common for all Graduate courses offered at University of North Florida

Application Fee: 30 USD

Minimum English Language Proficiency:

  • TOEFL pBT: 500; iBT: 61 internet-based
  • pBT: 550, iBT: 79-80 (for Coggin College of Business, graduate engineering programs, and Master of Arts in General Psychology program)
CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements
MBAFall: August 9 and Priority Deadline: June 29;
Spring: December 20 and Priority Deadline: November 1; Summer: May 3 and Priority Deadline: March 29
Bachelor's in a business discipline from an AACSB accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA (direct admission); minimum GRE: 300 or minimum GMAT: 470; Additional Requirements*
M.S. Civil EngineeringFall: August 1;
Spring: December 1;
Summer: March 15
A baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program or equivalent; GPA: 3.0 or higher; GRE: 145 verbal and 150 quantitative; Fundamentals of Engineering or Professional Engineer exam scores in place of the GRE; Additional Requirements**
M.S. Computer & Information SciencesFall: August 1;
Spring: December 1;
Summer: March 15
A baccalaureate degree or equivalent; GPA: 3.0 or higher; GRE: 144 verbal and 148 quantitative
M.S. Electrical EngineeringFall: August 1;
Spring: December 1
A baccalaureate degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program or equivalent; GPA: 3.0 or higher; GRE: 150 Verbal and 160 Quantitative; Additional Requirements**
M.S. Mechanical EngineeringFall: August 1;
Spring: December 1;
Summer: March 15
A baccalaureate degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program or equivalent; GPA: 3.0 or higher; GRE: 145 verbal and 150 quantitative; Additional Requirements***

*Resume; Interview

**3 letters of recommendation (at least 1 from a professor at the applicant's undergraduate institution)

***Letter of intent; Describe research interests; 3 letters of recommendation (At least 1 from a professor at the applicant's undergraduate institution)

Applicants can check the status of their admission decision via the myWings portal. Once the application has been submitted, a UNF ID number will be assigned which will give the applicant access to myWings portal. This is a separate account from the Osprey Account.

Check the portal often to see the status of the application. All future UNF communication will be sent via myWings. Access will be received within three days.

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