international students must submit their mandatory Program admission documents
by the dates listed on the GraduateProgram Deadlines Website. Required admission
documents can be found by clicking on the specific Program on the
Graduates Programs at UNF Website
For international students pursuing an F-1/J-1
visa: According to U.S. immigration regulations, F-1/J-1 students cannot
pursue online degree programs, part-time, or certificate* programs (*Music
Certificate is the only exception). Therefore, the University of North
Florida is not allowed to issue F-1/J-1 student immigration documents for
online, part-time, or certificate* programs. Immigration documents can only
be issued for students who are fully admitted to a full-time, on-campus,
in-person, degree-seeking program.
immigration processing deadline is for international students who need to
submit documents for immigration processing. We encourage you to submit all
documents for immigration by the dates below. If you have any questions please
contact the International Center with questions regarding the immigration
University of North Florida
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville , FL 32224-2659
Telephone: (904) 620-2657
The Application for Admission must be accompanied by a US $30.00 non-refundable fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars only) payable to the University of North Florida (UNF). Do not send cash. Applications cannot be processed without this fee.
The deadlines repeat each year, and if the date falls on a weekend or holiday, the next following business day shall be the effective deadline.
All applicants that have earned a baccalaureate degree outside of the United States must provide evidence that the degree is equivalent to a US baccalaureate. Evaluations stating other degree equivalencies will not be accepted as proof of a baccalaureate.
Students with coursework earned from institutions outside the United States are required to provide a course-by-course transcript evaluation of all attended non-US institutions. The evaluation must be from a NACES accredited evaluation service. To determine academic eligibility for admissions, academic credentials must be (a) translated into English and (b) evaluated course-by-course. A list of acceptable evaluators can be found at NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services).
All applicants, except those from countries where English is the only official language, are required to show proof of satisfactory evidence that the applicant's competency in English is adequate. Students whose native language is not English must meet one of the following requirements of English Language Proficiency:Hold one of the following credentials:
Or, achieve one of the following test scores:
Minimum scores requirements vary per department with scores over 500 (combined verbal and quantative components) being the most competitive. Please see your intended program profile for more information regarding the required aptitude test.
Minimum scores requirements vary per department. Please see your intended program profile for more information regarding the required aptitude test.
The Affidavit is a legal document that is signed by the sponsor (the person who will be providing the funds) stating the amount of funds that she/he will provide for the educational expenses of the student applicant and then certified by a bank official that the sponsor does have that amount of funds in his/her account. This form represents an obligation on the part of the sponsor to provide the required amount of funds as indicated on the form. Please review the Estimated Costs of Attendance for International Students to determine the amount of funds needed to be written on the Affidavit.
Please send all materials or direct immigration inquiries to: International CenterUniversity of North Florida 1 UNF Drive Jacksonville , FL 32224-2659 telephone: (904) 620-2657 fax: (904) 620-3925 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
The State of Florida requires proof of medical insurance that meets a minimum standard as a prerequisite to registration. Health insurance coverage can be purchased through the UNF Student Health Services upon arrival. If a student would want to request UNF to accept a different insurance policy, the insurance company must fax a completed, signed, and stamped UNF Student Health Services International Student Health Insurance Evaluation Form indicating that the alternate insurance policy meets all minimal requirements as outlined. Students may not register for classes until the health insurance requirement is met.
Please send all materials or direct health inquiries to: Medical Compliance OfficeUniversity of North Florida 1 UNF DriveJacksonville , FL 32224-2659 Telephone: (904) 620-2175 Fax: (904) 620-2901
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