University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

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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
13%
600-699
61%
500-599
24%
400-499
0
700-800
15%
600-699
48%
500-599
33%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
30-36
28%
24-29
56%
18-23
15%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

29.7

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,016
Declined 25,102
Total Received 45,118
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Public

59,483

undergraduate students

10,042

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 69,525
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

1,415-acre campus in Orlando (population: 280,257); branch campuses in Altamonte Springs, Cocoa, Daytona Beach, Leesburg, Ocala, Palm Bay, Sanford/Lake Mary, South Lake, and Valencia East/Osceola/West. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Orlando
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Orlando International

University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando
32816

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17.7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Volunteer UCF
  • RWC Intramural Sports
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Multicultural Student Center and Organizations
  • Knight-thon Dance Marathon

Top Events

  • Homecoming Week
  • Pegasus Palooza (Welcome Week)
  • Universal Knights

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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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
97%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
61%
500-599
24%
400-499
0
700-800
15%
600-699
48%
500-599
33%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
30-36
28%
24-29
56%
18-23
15%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4.05

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,016
Declined 25,102
Total Received 45,118

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 136
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball

Club Sports Men

Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Bowling, Equestrian sports, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sailing, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Anthropology
Architecture
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Digital Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Laser and Optical Engineering
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies, General
Long Term Care Administration/Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Meeting and Event Planning
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Radio and Television
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Rhetoric and Composition
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Structural Engineering
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

69,525

total students

93.2%

in-state

6.8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

59,483
students

Female
55%
32,445

Male
45%
27,038

14%

10,042
students

Female
59%
5,890

Male
41%
4,152

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

42,468
students

Female
55%
23,095

Male
45%
19,373

29%

17,015
students

Female
55%
9,350

Male
45%
7,665

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 92%
Student 4 year graduation rate 44%
Student 5 year graduation rate 23%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
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

6,265

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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