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University of North Florida

Seal of the University of North Florida
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Motto "No one like you. No place like this."
Established 1969
School type Public
President John Delaney
Location Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Enrollment 11,120 undergraduate,
1,672 graduate
Faculty 465
Endowment US$43+ million
Campus 1,300 acres (5.26 kmĀ²)
Nickname Ospreys
Mascot Ozzie and Harriet Osprey
Colors navy blue and gray
Website www.unf.edu


State University System of Florida
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The University of North Florida (UNF) is a public university located in eastern Jacksonville, Florida. Jump to: navigation, search A professor giving a lecture at the Helsinki University of Technology A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Senators Bill Nelson (D) Mel Martinez (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Jump to: navigation, search A professor giving a lecture at the Helsinki University of Technology A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... The Jacksonville skyline and the Acosta Bridge. ...


The university was formed rather quickly. It was first founded in 1969, construction on classrooms and buildings began in 1971, and classes were first held on its brand new campus in 1972. Initial enrollment was 2,027 students, and UNF graduated a scant 35 students in 1973. However, the school was quick to expand, and was given accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1974. Jump to: navigation, search 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is a regional accreditor for over 12,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southeastern United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ...


UNF's campus is a state-protected bird sanctuary featuring miles of nature trails and numerous lakes and ponds. UNF currently enrolls over 14,000 students. The current president is former Jacksonville mayor John Delaney. John Adrian Delaney is an American politician of the Republican Party. ...

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Academics

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In 2003, the average incoming freshman had a weighted GPA of 3.5, and an SAT score of 1140. Undergraduate tuition is around $100 per credit for Florida residents, and $500 per credit for out-of-state students, with a typical load of 30 credits per year. Jump to: navigation, search 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... The initials GPA can refer, among other things, to Grade Point Average; see Grade (education) Guinness Peat Aviation General Practice Australia, a private, independent medical accreditation society Greyhound Pets of America This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The SATs (pronounced S-A-T not sat), formerly called the Scholastic Aptitude Tests and Scholastic Assessment Tests, are standardized tests frequently used by colleges and universities in the United States to aid in the selection of incoming students. ... Tuition means instruction, teaching or a fee charged for educational instruction especially at a formal institution of learning. ...


Organization

UNF is organized into the following schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Coggin College of Business
  • College of Computing, Engineering and Construction
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • College of Health

Athletics

The school's sports teams are known as the Ospreys. They have competed at the NCAA Division II level, and are in the transition process to Division I. The Ospreys are a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. UNF competes in 17 sports and has won the Sunshine State Conference's all-sports title four times. UNF has captured the Peach Belt Conference Commissioner's Cup three times. The Ospreys have brought home four national titles - men's golf in 1991 and 1993, and women's tennis in 1986 and 1994. In 2004, UNF announced its move to NCAA Division I for all sports. The move started in Fall of 2005 and will be complete in the Fall of 2010. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The Atlantic Sun Conference is a college athletic conference which operates primarily on the east coast of the United States. ... The Sunshine State Conference was formed in 1975 as a Division II basketball conference. ... Jump to: navigation, search Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


Presidents

The University of North Florida has had nine presidents:

  • Dr. Thomas G. Carpenter (1969 - 1980)
  • Dr. Andrew A. Robinson (1980 - 1982) [interim]
  • Dr. Curtis L. McCray (1982 - 1988)
  • Dr. Roy E. McTarnaghan (1988 - 1989) [interim]
  • Dr. Adam W. Herbert (1989 - 1998)
  • Dr. E. K. Fretwell (1998) [interim]
  • Dr. Anne H. Hopkins (1998 - 2002)
  • Dr. A. David Kline (2002 - 2003) [interim]
  • Mr. John Delaney (2003 - present)

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External links

  • University of North Florida Official Website
  • UNF Athletics Official Website
  • The Spinnaker - UNF's student newspaper
  • WOSP - UNF's student radio station


Atlantic Sun Conference:
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Kennesaw State | Lipscomb | Mercer | North Florida | Stetson
Atlantic Sun Conference


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State University System of Florida:

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