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Lower-level transfer students

Lower-level students are defined as those with fewer than 60 transferable semester hours, but at least 12 transferable credit hours after high school graduation from a regionally accredited institution. Students who apply with a minimum of 30, but less than 60, transferable semester hours may be considered for admission without high school credentials. Learn more about transfer student requirements.

Application requirements

Please submit the following materials to the Office of Admissions in order to be considered for admission to UNF.

Application

The Office of Admissions must receive all application materials by 5 p.m. on the posted deadline date. We encourage you to apply early because admission decisions are made on a space-available basis. Please note that some limited access programs have different deadlines and additional requirements, please see chart below for upcoming deadlines.

 

 

General Admission Deadlines

Student Type Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019
Domestic Students Dec. 15, 2018 June 1, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019
International Students Oct. 1, 2018 Feb. 1, 2019 Aug. 1, 2019

Transfer student application deadlines are subject to change.



Program Specific Deadlines
Program

Spring 2019 

Summer 2019    Fall 2019  
Graphic Design and Digital Media (BFA) Oct. 5, 2018 N/A Feb. 22, 2019
Pre-licensure Nursing (BSN) N/A Jan. 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Accelerated Pre-licensure Nursing (BSN)    N/A Jan. 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
On-campus Cohort (RN-BSN)  N/A N/A July 15, 2019
Exercise Science (BSH)  N/A N/A May 1, 2019
Social Work (BSW) N/A Feb. 1, 2019 April 18, 2019
ASL/English Interpreting N/A N/A March 31, 2019
Online Cohort RN-BSN (BSN)* 
1H: Nov. 19, 2018
2H: Jan. 28, 2019  
1H: April 4, 2019
2H: May 20, 2019
1H: July 15, 2019
2H: Sept. 9, 2019

Transfer student application deadlines are subject to change.


Transfer students may apply for entrance into the spring (January), summer (May or June) or fall (August) semesters. Students may apply for admission up to one year in advance of their intended enrollment term. Students are encouraged to submit an online application; however, the paper version may be printed and submitted via mail or in person. 

Application fee

A $30 non-refundable application fee is required for any application for admission. 


Acceptable payment methods:

  • Online: Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express
  • In-person: Personal check or money order made payable to UNF

College transcripts

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that final, official transcripts have been received by the Office of Admissions prior to the posted deadline. Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended are required, regardless of number of credit hours earned or if transfer credit appears on another transcript (including institutions attended through Dual Enrollment). All transcripts must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the originating school. Unofficial documents will not be accepted. Florida public schools should send transcripts electronically, while private and non-Florida schools may mail transcripts to the Office of Admissions at 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699.


College-earning mechanisms:

Students are required to submit official transcripts/score reports from coursework completed through any credit-earning mechanism. Credit-earning mechanisms include, but are not limited to IB, AP, AICE, Dual Enrollment, CLEP or DANTES. 

 

Military credit:

Applicants who have earned college credits through the military must also provide a SMART or AARTS transcript. All transcripts and test scores must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the originating school or testing agency. Unofficial documents will not be accepted.

High school transcripts

The Office of Admissions will recalculate a grade point average (GPA) based on the following 18 academic units in college preparatory courses. Additional weight is given to grades of "C" or higher earned in honors, Dual Enrollment, Advanced Placement, IB or AICE courses.

  • Four units of English

  • Four units of math (Algebra 1 or higher)

  • Three units of natural science

  • Three units of social science

  • Two units of (the same) foreign language

  • Two units of academic electives

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that final official high school transcripts have been received by the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline. Transcripts must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the originating school. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Florida public schools should send transcripts electronically, while private and non-Florida schools may mail transcripts to the Office of Admissions at 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699.


Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR)

UNF now allows students to submit high school grades for admission purposes via the SSAR. For more information, visit our FAQ page

SAT and/or ACT score reports

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that official SAT and/or ACT scores have been received by the Office of Admissions prior to the deadline. Multiple scores are accepted and the best subsection scores will be considered. Writing portions of both tests are required. UNF's SAT code is 5490 and ACT code is 0711. Test scores must be official, arriving to the Office of Admissions directly from the testing agency. Unofficial documents will not be accepted.