President's Message


At the University of North Florida, one of our greatest points of pride will always be our students. UNF is increasingly becoming the institution of choice for bright and talented young men and women, as evidenced by the record-breaking group of freshman in this year’s entering class. They come to UNF with an average high school GPA of 4.02 and an average quantitative and verbal SAT score of 1218.


These are elite figures that put us toward the top of the Florida State University System in terms of academic profile. Our outstanding students have also propelled UNF into the spotlight and onto many prestigious collegiate rankings. We’ve been honored as one of the best colleges in the southeast, celebrated for our work as a military friendly school, ranked highly for offering an abundance of study aboard opportunities and praised for promoting diversity and inclusion on campus.


At the same time, our athletics programs have helped elevate UNF into the national conversation, and our alumni have also benefited from UNF’s upward trajectory. We rank at the top when it comes to preparing our students to be successful after they receive their bachelor’s degree. Our graduates currently have the second highest rate of first-year employment or graduate school attendance across the State University System. That speaks volumes about who we are, what we do and how well we do it.


As you read about what we have accomplished in the past year, we hope that UNF is a part of your life.



President Signature

John A. Delaney