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University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida
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Overview
Public
9,702 Undergraduates
65% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Public
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of North Florida
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, Florida
32224-7699
(904) 620-1000
www.unf.edu

The University of North Florida, a public university in Jacksonville, Florida, is one of the top 140 institutions of higher education in the United States. The Skinner family, who lived in Jacksonville, donated the land to start the school in 1969. Initially, the campus was 1,000 acres in size, and today, it has grown to 1,300 acres. There are 28 buildings on campus, including the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, a 199,000-square foot library that contains more than 840,000 volumes, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, which features student art shows. Its motto is “No one like you. No place like this.” Notable alumni include football coach Todd Haley, writer Will Ludwigsen, fashion model Yoanna House, businesswoman Anita Zucker, sportscaster Sara Walsh, politician Patrick Faber, member of the House of Representatives Janet H. Adkins, jazz guitarist Doug Wamble and politician Reggie Fullwood. The school’s colors are blue and gray, its mascot is Ozzie Osprey and its teams are called the Ospreys. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – A-Sun, and the men’s and women’s teams compete in 17 different sports. Varsity sports offered by UNF include men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, golf and tennis.

Location

Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. It is the seat of Duval County, with which the city government consolidated in 1968. Consolidation gave Jacksonville its great size and placed most of its metropolitan population within the city limits. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

72

restaurants score

Students
44%

Men

56%

Women

23

Average Age of Entering Students

1251

New Transfer Students

Admissions
65%

Acceptance Rate

25%

Enrollment Yield

1040-1220

SAT Range

11,346

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$13,484

Typical Cost

$20,798

Out-Of-State (published)

$6,394

In-State (published)

79%

Recieve Financial Aid

78%

Have Loans

$12,000

Median Debt

Academics
19.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Psychology

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 200 on campus

Greek Life:

None

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Atlantic Sun Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Atlantic Sun Conference

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

Social
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