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Tuition & Fees

$6,368

$22,467

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,483
Declined + 16,743
Total Received 33,226
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  31

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Finance
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School Facts

University of Central Florida, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive, metropolitan research university. Its 1,415-acre campus is located in Orlando.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 60,810
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5233
ACT 0735

Social Networks

Public

52,532

undergraduate students

8,278

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
40%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
42%
500-599
44%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
14%
24-29
65%
18-23
21%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Orlando, FL

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Fun Facts

  • At the University of Central Florida, students take "Spirit Splash" literally, as they charge into the school¿s Reflecting Pond during homecoming weekend. The marching band even cheers them on while they do it!

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Orlando, FL

1,415-acre campus in Orlando (population: 255,483); branch campuses in Cocoa, Daytona Beach, Leesburg, Ocala, Palm Bay, Sanford/Lake Mary, and South Lake. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32816

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
27 fraternities 10% of male students
 
22 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
40%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
42%
500-599
44%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
52%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
14%
24-29
65%
18-23
21%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,483
Declined + 16,743
Total Received 33,226

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Gordon Chavis, Jr.
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Services
P: 407 823-3000
F: 407 823-5625
admission@ucf.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $84,508,105
State $8,728,382
Institutional $21,837,362
Other external $68,000
Total $115,141,849

Non-need-based

Federal $110,747
State $45,350,909
Institutional $13,420,038
Other external $5,877,152
Total $64,758,846

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Knightro
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising/Public Relations
Aerospace Engineering
Anthropology
Applied Experimental/Human Factors Psychology
Applied Learning/Instruction
Applied Science
Applied Sociology
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Career/Technical Education
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Construction Engineering
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Design in Architecture
Digital Forensics
Digital Media
Early Childhood Development/Education
Economics
Education
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Emerging Media
Engineering Management
English
English Language Arts Education
Environmental Engineering
Event Management
Exceptional Student Education
Film
Finance
Forensic Science
French
General Business Administration
Health Informatics/Information Management
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
Healthcare Informatics
History
Hospitality Management
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Communication
Humanities
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Organizational Psychology
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Technology
Instructional Design/Technology
Interactive Entertainment
Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies
Journalism
K-8 Mathematics/Science Education
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Couple/Family Therapy
Marriage/Family Therapy
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Modeling/Simulation
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nonprofit Management
Nursing
Optics
Philosophy
Photography
Photonic Science/Engineering
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs
Radio/Television
Reading Education
Real Estate
Religion/Cultural Studies
Research Administration
Restaurant/Food Service Management
School Psychology
Science Education
Security Studies
Social Sciences
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Business Management
Sport/Exercise Science
Statistical Computing
Statistics
Taxation
Teacher Education
Teacher Leadership
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Technical Education/Training
Texts/Technology
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Urban/Regional Planning
World Languages/Education
Writing/Rhetoric
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Undergraduate

86%

52,532
students

Female
55%
28,767

Male
45%
23,765

Graduate

14%

8,278
students

Female
57%
4,729

Male
43%
3,549

undergraduateFull-time

69%

36,428
students

Female
55%
19,857

Male
45%
16,571

undergraduatePart-time

31%

16,104
students

Female
56%
8,910

Male
44%
7,194

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 91
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Colombia
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nataly Chandia
Exectuve Director, International Services
407 823-1850
nataly.chandia@ucf.edu

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