Tuition & Fees

$6,368

$22,467

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
56%
500-599
32%
400-499
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
48%
500-599
39%
400-499
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
52%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
26%
24-29
45%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
55%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
59%
18-23
22%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

30

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,810
Declined + 18,883
Total Received 37,693
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Public

56,972

undergraduate students

9,211

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health Sciences/pre-Clinical
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5233
ACT 0735

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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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Location

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 66,183
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)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Orlando, FL

1,415-acre campus in Orlando (population: 277,173); 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
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

 
26 fraternities 6% of male students
 
21 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
70%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
56%
500-599
32%
400-499
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
48%
500-599
39%
400-499
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
52%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
26%
24-29
45%
18-23
28%
12-17
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
55%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
59%
18-23
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(waived through SAT/ACT/NACAC fee waivers, documentation of free/reduced lunch, recent family tax returns)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,810
Declined + 18,883
Total Received 37,693

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
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

Financial Aid

55%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,655

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,368
Room $4,940
Board $4,079
Books & supplies $1,152
Total $16,539
Average Financial Aid - $8,655
Total with Avg. Aid $7,884
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 407 823-2827
F: 407 823-5241
finaid@ucf.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Alicia Keaton
Director, Financial Aid
alicia.keaton@ucf.edu

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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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kiteboarding, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Running, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Golf, Kiteboarding, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Running, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Softball, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bhakti Yoga, Bowling, Flag Football, Golf, Racquetball, Roller Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
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
Communication/Conflict
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Construction Engineering
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Data Analytics
Design in Architecture
Digital Forensics
Digital Media
Doctor of Medicine
Early Childhood Development/Education
Economics
Education
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Emerging Media
Engineering Management
English
Entertainment Management
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Studies
Event Management
Exceptional Student Education
Film
Finance
Forensic Science
French
General Business Administration
Golf/Club Management
Health Informatics/Information Management
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
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
Integrated Business
Interactive Entertainment
Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies
Journalism
K-8 Mathematics/Science Education
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing
Marriage/Couple/Family Therapy
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Modeling/Simulation
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nanotechnology
Nonprofit Management
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
Restaurant/Food Service Management
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Security Studies
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Business Management
Sport/Exercise Science
Statistical Computing
Statistics
Teacher Education
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Technical Education/Training
Texts/Technology
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Urban/Regional Planning
Writing/Rhetoric
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health Sciences/pre-Clinical
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

66,183

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

56,972
students

Female
54%
30,929

Male
46%
26,043

14%

9,211
students

Female
59%
5,395

Male
41%
3,816

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

39,962
students

Female
55%
21,740

Male
45%
18,222

30%

17,010
students

Female
55%
9,189

Male
45%
7,821

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

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) Required of Some
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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 117
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Colombia
India
Venezeula
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Daren Caine
Assistant Director
407 823-2337
daren.caine@ucf.edu

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