Top 10 Marks of Excellence

  • Forbes Magazine named UNF the No. 19 Best College Buy, a Best College in America and a Best College in the South for the second year in a row.
     
  • U.S. News & World Report named UNF a Best Regional College for the second consecutive year. 
     
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance listed UNF as one if its Best Values in Public Colleges.
     
  • The Princeton Review names UNF a Best College in the Southeast, a Top Green College and one of the Best 294 Business Schools in the country.
     
  • Due in part to our outstanding Military and Veterans Resource Center, G.I. Jobs Magazine named UNF a Military Friendly School for the fourth consecutive year.
     
  • UNF was names to the 2012 President's higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes colleges and universities that are addressing our nation's most pressing civic and social needs.
     
  • The Student Union was recognized by the Florida Chapter of The American Institute of Architects as the best educational building in the state and was voted by the public as the No. 4 building in the state. It is the only local building to make it into the top five.

     
  • The University remains committed to begin environmentally friendly with 1,381 acres - more than 300 which are natural preserves - and seven certified buildings that meet "green" standards.

  • UNF's academic profile continues to gain strength, as the University has grown more competitive. Incoming freshmen in Fall 2012 had a weighted grade point average of 3.9 and a SAT score of 1212 (reading and math), the highest in UNF's history.
     
  • The new 75,000-square-foot, $20 millions Student Wellness Center is up and running to rave reviews. The multi-faceted facility us a state-of-the-art wellness, fitness and sports learning complex offering the largest, most comprehensive, wellness center in Northeast Florida with a 32-foot rock climbing wall, an 1/8-mile track and nearly $1 million in fitness equipment.