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Regulations & Policies

Academic Affairs - Enrollment Services


This regulation applies to first-time, degree-seeking freshmen as defined as students who have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent and have earned less than 12 semester hours of transferable college credit after high school graduation. This excludes college credits earned during high school completion through accelerated mechanisms such as IB, AICE, AP, and dual enrollment classes.


  1. The University of North Florida's regulation is in direct alignment with the Florida Board of Governors BOG 6.002 Admission of Undergraduate First-Time-in-College, Degree-Seeking Freshman, which governs decisions regarding the admission of all first-time degree seeking students.
  2. Notwithstanding anything else contained herein to the contrary, the ultimate decision regarding the admission of any and all first-time-in-college students shall rest with the University of North Florida and the University of North Florida shall be free to use any criteria as it may deem appropriate in making such admissions decisions. Additional information regarding this policy can be directed to the Office of Admissions at the University of North Florida.

Specific Authority: Florida Board of Governors Regulation 6.002 and Section 7(d), Art. IX, Fla. Const.; Approved as amended by the BOT June 7, 2016 and the BOG September 9, 2016.

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