The UNF Advantage 

A 21st-Century Education for 21st-Century Students

A “Cutting-Edge” General Education Program. We are the first and only state university to offer a general education curriculum based on key intellectual competencies: writing effectively, thinking critically, and analyzing and reasoning quantitatively and using scientific method to solve
Transformational Learning Beyond the Classroom. Study Abroad, Honors Program, Internships, Service Learning Opportunities, Opportunities for Undergraduates to Conduct Research with Faculty, and Graduate Research with Faculty.   
Partnerships with Community, National, and International Businesses, Industries. We offer students an expanding range of on-the-job educational opportunities through our multiple partnerships and collaborations outside the university (including, for example, the Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies, Mayo Clinic)  
The Third Highest Student Profile in the State.
A Comprehensive Range of Majors. We offer 117 Undergraduate Majors in the Arts and Humanities, the Sciences, Health and Nutrition, Business, Education, Computer Science, Engineering, and Construction. 
An Innovative Interdisciplinary Studies Major and Minor. We offer students the choice of designing an individualized program of study in the major or minor focusing on a set of cross-disciplinary questions, issues, problems, challenges, and methodologies or focusing on key intellectual competencies, such as advanced writing and critical thinking skills.  
Advanced Degree Programs with a Focus on the Economic Needs of our Region and State. We offer 70 Graduate Programs in the Arts and Humanities, the Sciences, Health and Nutrition, Business, Education, and Computer Science and Engineering.   
A Faculty of Scholar-Teachers Committed to Our Students. We are particularly proud of our university-wide commitment to providing our students with the highest quality teaching possible. We provide all our students opportunities to engage with our faculty in scholarship that promotes independent and collaborative critical thinking.  
A Close-Knit University Community.  UNF offers a traditional college experience, complete with a state of the art residential living environment, rich extracurricular activities, and extensive support services, all designed to maximize student success now and after graduation. 
One of the Most Beautiful Campuses in the Nation.  Ten miles to the St. Johns River and downtown Jacksonville, ten miles to the exquisite beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, the campus is comprised of almost 1400 pristine acres – designated as a Wildlife Sanctuary – with 300 acres set aside as the Sawmill Slough Natural Preserve and five miles of highly-diverse, nationally-recognized nature trails.