Top 10 Marks of Excellence

  •  The University ranked No. 10 nationally for short-term study-abroad programs and No. 19 nationwide for international student mobility.


  • U.S. News & World Report named UNF a Best Regional College for the third consecutive year. U.S. News & World Report also named UNF on its 2013 list of Best Graduate Schools.


  • For the second consecutive year, Kiplinger Personal Finance named UNF a best value public college, emphasizing the value of an investment in an undergraduate education at UNF.


  • The Princeton Review again named UNF a best value college for 2013, making it the third appearance for UNF on that list. Additionally, The Princeton Review named UNF a Best College in the Southeast for the fifth straight year and honored the Coggin College of Business as a Best Business School for the seventh consecutive year. 


  • 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.


  • The College Database, the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data, named UNF to its top colleges for highest financial return on investment in Florida. UNF is ranked No. 5 on the list for providing a high-quality education at an affordable price.


  •  Due to the outstanding Military and Veterans Resource Center on campus, G.I. Jobs Magazine named UNF a Military Friendly School for the fifth consecutive year.


  • For the second consecutive year, The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll named UNF as a leader for its work in community settings, student volunteerism and philanthropic efforts, as well as academic programs that include forms of community-based learning.


  • UNF’s academic profile continues to grow. Incoming freshmen in Fall 2013 boasted weighted grade point averages of 3.94 and average SAT scores of 1215 (reading and math), the highest in UNF’s history.


  • UNF was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education as a STARS Bronze Institution based on the University’s accomplishments in campus sustainability.