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About UNF

About UNF

The University of North Florida is a public university in Jacksonville, Florida. Located between Jacksonville’s beaches and downtown, UNF is set on a beautiful 1,381-acre campus surrounded by nature.

Focused on student success, UNF has an annual enrollment of about 17,000 and graduates more than 4,000 students each year. The University offers small class sizes and individualized attention, strong job placement, a welcoming environment and active student life, and is known for providing students with transformational learning experiences — research with faculty, community-based learning or studying abroad, which UNF students do at twice the national average. UNF has more than 200 student clubs and organizations as well as 19 athletic teams and participates in Division I of the NCAA. 

UNF consistently ranks high for quality and value, and is recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report as a Top Public institution. The University holds the prestigious Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, a designation held by only 5% of universities in the U.S., and numerous other distinguished rankings.

A member institution of the State University System of Florida, UNF is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees.