Lower-level transfer students*

Application deadline


Transfer student application deadlines are subject to change. Students are admitted on a space available basis, so plan to apply early and check the deadlines website regularly. Note that some limited access programs have different deadlines and supplemental applications that must be submitted to the respective department. All application materials must be official and received by the Office of Admissions no later than 5 p.m. on the posted deadline date. Items simply post-marked by the application deadline will not be considered.
 
 
 

Application

 
Transfer students may apply for entrance into the spring (January), summer (May or June) or fall (August) semesters. Students may apply for admission up to one year in advance of their intended enrollment term. Students are encouraged to submit an online application; however the paper version may be printed and submitted via mail or in person. 
 

 

Application fee

 
A $30 non-refundable application fee is required for any application for admission. Acceptable payment methods include Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express at the time the online application is submitted, personal check or money order made payable to UNF.
 

 

College transcripts

 
It is the student's responsibility to ensure that final, official transcripts have been received by the Office of Admissions prior to the posted deadline. Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended are required, regardless of number of credit hours earned or if transfer credit appears on another transcript (including institutions attended through Dual Enrollment). All transcripts must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the originating school. Unofficial documents will not be accepted. Florida public schools should send transcripts electronically, while private and non-Florida schools may mail transcripts to the Office of Admissions
 

Transcripts from credit-earning mechanisms including military credits 
 
Students are required to submit official transcripts/score reports from coursework completed through any credit-earning mechanism. Credit-earning mechanisms include, but are not limited to IB, AP, AICE, Dural Enrollment, CLEP or DANTES. Applicants who have earned college credits through the military must also provide a SMART or AARTS transcript. All transcripts and test scores must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the originating school or testing agency. Unofficial documents will not be accepted.

 

 

High school transcripts

 
The Office of Admissions will recalculate a grade point average (GPA) based on the following 18 academic units in college preparatory courses. Additional weight is given to grades of "C" or higher earned in honors, Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, IB or AICE courses.
 
  • Four units of English
  • Four units of math (Algebra 1 or higher)
  • Three units of natural science
  • Three units of social science
  • Two units of (the same) foreign language
  • Two units of academic electives
 

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that final official high school transcripts have been received by the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline. Transcripts must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the originating school. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Florida public schools should send transcripts electronically, while private and non-Florida schools may mail transcripts to the Office of Admissions at 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699.

 

 
 

SAT and/or ACT score reports

 

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that official SAT and/or ACT scores have been received by the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline. Multiple scores are accepted and the best subsection scores will be considered. Writing portions of both tests are required. UNF's SAT code is 5490 and ACT code is 0711. Test scores must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the testing agency. Unofficial documents will not be accepted.

 

 

 

 

*Students who apply with more than 30, but less than 60, transferable semester hours may be considered for admission without meeting some incoming freshman requirements. Learn more about transfer student requirements.