UCF Description

There is no end to what can be done at University of Central Florida (UCF), one of the largest universities in the country.

Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF has been ranked as one of the nation’s up-and-coming universities by U.S. News and World Report.

University of Central Florida offers 200 undergraduate programs in everything from Public Health to Film to UCF’s highly regarded Engineering program. In addition to a medical school, UCF offers nearly 200 graduate programs in scientific and other professions as well as academic areas.

UCF’s research opportunities are numerous as well, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels. At UCF’s world-renowned institutes, students and faculty undertake research in Biomedical Technology, Nanoscience, Solar Energy, Women’s Studies and Space Studies among others.

UCF’s student life is centralized in the office of student involvement. It is here that students may do everything from joining a student organization to seeking academic advising, to doing their banking.

Admission for undergraduates is on a rolling basis and fairly competitive. Admissions requirements for graduate students differ from one department to another.

Tuition may be covered by numerous financial aid resources, which are available to eligible students.

Quick Facts about University of Central Florida

Region

Southeast

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Golden Knights

Nickname

UCF

Website

www.ucf.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$5,584

Out-of-State Tuition

$21,063

Retention Rate

87%

Enrollment

51,588

Year Established

1963

UCF Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  11 reviews
4 star
  5 reviews
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69% of students gave University of Central Florida 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

UCF is one of the fastest growing school currently in the US. There is always construction and parking is a nightmare. Because UCF so large, it can be difficult to find necessary classes for one's degree program. Because of this, UCF has also been nicknamed "U Can't Finish" because many students do not graduate in the typical four years for normal bachelor's degree.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I love the fact that everyone that attends the University of Central Florida seem to be so united. Each and every game, event, or even day I see how together everyone seems to be. I love walking through campus and seeing all of the people who enjoy my campus as much as I do.

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UCF Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
42,933
Freshman Class
6,411
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
51,588

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
83%
Graduate
17%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
95%
Part-Time
5%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
90%
Out-of-State
10%

Gender of Students

Women
54%
Men
46%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
9%
Asian
5%
Caucasian
66%
Latino
14%
Other
6%

Students State Origin

Florida
90%
New Jersey
1%
Other
9%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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