University of North Florida Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to UNF. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At UNF, 32.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

To read about regular admission requirements for University of North Florida, click here

What are the transfer requirements for UNF?

UNF requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of Some
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of Some

In addition to the above requirements, UNF also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

UNF requires a minimum of 12 credits.

What are University of North Florida’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UNF transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline May 1
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline December 1
Summer Transfer Deadline November 1

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for University of North Florida transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to UNF on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline -
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline -
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is University of North Florida’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, UNF received 3711 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 2194 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UNF is 59.12%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UNF...

Additionally, of the 2194 accepted transfer students, 1397 students enrolled - that means the yield was 63.67%.

UNF accepts 60 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the University of North Florida transfer GPA requirements?

UNF requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

In addition, UNF requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

Will you enjoy transferring to UNF?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UNF. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Jacksonville...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at UNF is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to UNF then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into UNF

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UNF website for more info.
UNF accepts 59.12% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into UNF, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.91 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 4.07. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UNF students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 520 600 560
SAT Reading 520 620 570
2018 Total SAT Score 1040 1220 1130
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 6 - 6
ACT Reading 21 26 23
2018 Total ACT Score 27 26 26

University of North Florida’s average SAT score is 1130. To be a competitive applicant for University of North Florida your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to UNF, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to Eastern Kentucky University
Transfering to University of Southern Mississippi
Transfering to Florida Gulf Coast University