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Upper-level transfer students

Upper-level students are defined as those with more than 60 transferable semester hours, with 12 or more of those 60 credits earned after high school graduation. 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.


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. 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 and are encouraged to submit an online application

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 Joint Services Transcript (JST). 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.