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Graduate from the University of North Florida
University of North Florida is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,817, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1,300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of North Florida's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities South, 52. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,394 (2016-17); out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,112 (2016-17).
The University of North Florida is located in Jacksonville, about 10 miles west of the Atlantic coastline and about 150 miles east of the state capital of Tallahassee. Students at the University of North Florida can choose from many areas of study, including graduate programs in the Coggin College of Business and in the fields of education and health. Students can get involved by joining more than 200 campus clubs, pledging with more than a dozen fraternities and sororities and by running for student government.
The university, often abbreviated to UNF, also offers many opportunities for students to explore campus media via a website, magazine, TV station and radio station. Student athletes can play at the intramural, club or varsity level. The UNF Ospreys intercollegiate teams compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Conference and are cheered on by Ozzie Osprey, their feathered mascot. Notable University of North Florida alumni include Todd Haley, former head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs professional football team, and Patrick Faber, the minister of education, youth and sports in Belize.