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Hallmarks of a UNF Education

Academically Gifted Students

The high-achieving freshman students who started at UNF in fall 2019 had an average high school GPA of 4.3.

Small Classes and Individualized Attention

UNF’s average student-to-faculty ratio of 19-to-1 and class size of 30 allow professors to work closely with students to ensure success.

Internships and other Real-World Experiences

Approximately 90% of seniors take part in internships and other real-world experiences before they graduate.

Employment after Graduation

UNF is No. 1 in the State University System in the percentage of graduates employed in Florida.

Transformational Learning Opportunities

From undergraduate research projects to community initiatives, UNF students are offered abundant life-changing experiences outside the classroom.

Environmentally Friendly Campus

UNF’s beautiful campus of nearly 1,400 acres includes a nature preserve and 11 LEED certified green buildings. Another 1,050 acres of wetlands along the Intracoastal Waterway are used by students and faculty for research and exploration.

Global Perspective

UNF students study abroad at twice the national average through 70 programs in 47 countries and numerous scholarships are available. Graduates in the U.S. who study abroad earn higher starting salaries than the average for college graduates.

Community Engagement

UNF holds the Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation, a designation held by only 5% of universities in the U.S. In 2018-19, students in 762 courses completed nearly 895,000 hours in the community, equating to $21.5 million in economic impact.