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Points of Pride

Among the Best in the Southeast — The Princeton Review

For the 10th consecutive year, The Princeton Review named the University to its Best in the Southeast list for 2019, a prestigious ranking based on excellence of academic programs.

A Best Regional University — U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recognized UNF as a Best Regional University for the eighth consecutive year. In addition, UNF was named a Top Public School, among the Best Colleges for Veterans and as a Best Value School.

A Best Value College — Forbes

Forbes named UNF to its Best Value College list, one of only 300 schools nationwide selected based on price, alumni earnings, timely graduation and quality.

Ranked Among the Top Universities — The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education

Based on individual performance metrics that focus on student success and learning, UNF has been ranked among the nation’s top universities in The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

The Engaged Campus of the Year — Florida Campus Compact

For the second time, UNF was recognized as the top community engaged campus in the state of Florida, recognizing public service as well as educating students for civil and social responsibility.

Diversity Champion — INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine

UNF was once again named a Diversity Champion and recipient of the HEED, Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, recognizing the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

A Best Online Bachelor’s Program — U.S. News & World Report

UNF is ranked among the Top 40 colleges and universities in the country for the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The University also landed on the Best Online Education Programs list, a graduate-level ranking.

Among Top and Most Affordable/Military-Friendly Online Colleges — SR Education Group

Of 500 colleges nationwide reviewed by SR Education Group, UNF was one of 60 to make the Top Military-Friendly Online Colleges list. UNF also ranked No. 6 in the country on the Most Affordable Military-Friendly Online Colleges list.


Among Most Affordable LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges — SR Education Group and Affordable Colleges Online  

SR Education Group ranked UNF No. 5 in the nation for its commitment to affordable online degree programs and included the University on the Best LGBTQ-Friendly list of accredited institutions with policies committed to inclusivity for LGBTQ students. also recognized UNF as one of the most inclusive campuses in the country.

A Leading Institution for Study Abroad — Institute of International Education Open Doors Report

Ranked No. 8 and 12 in the nation on two separate lists, UNF was recognized for its global focus and short-term study abroad programs according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report.