University of Central Florida: Ranking & Review

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Orlando Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 91 183
Top 2%

University of Central Florida Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate50%50%49%
Enrolled undergraduates6,8793,2533,626
Enrolled total (including graduate students)66,05929,79336,266

38,073 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

10,660 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores4,099
Percent of students submitting SAT scores60%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,780
Percent of students submitting ACT scores40%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

University of Central Florida Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $22,254 $38,353
Off-campus $22,254 $38,353
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,230 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Central Florida provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 11,641 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $4,478 $19,810
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,890 $2,657
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $212 $749
Tuition for Full-time graduates $6,916 $25,759
Fees for full-time graduates $1,956 $2,898
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $370 $1,194

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2,587 392 15 2,994
Health Professions and Related Programs 2,266 329 151 2,746
Education 1,051 471 89 1,611
Engineering 999 219 76 1,294
Psychology 1,117 38 19 1,174
Visual and Performing Arts 638 78 716
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 620 29 5 654
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 587 45 12 644
Social Sciences 553 38 10 601
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 562 27 589
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 500 78 578
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 457 59 516
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 371 91 10 472
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 219 180 12 411
English Language and Literature & Letters 292 37 6 335
Legal Professions and Studies 278 278
History 137 4 141
Mathematics and Statistics 66 40 6 112
Physical Sciences 62 23 18 103
Architecture and Related Services 43 9 52
Philosophy and Religious Studies 37 37
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 32 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25 5 30
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 30 30
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 2
Grand Total45713,0712,19542916,152

A total of 13,528 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Central Florida.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,624 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate70%66%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesUCF
MottoReach for the Stars
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe University of Central Florida is a public multi-campus, metropolitan research university that stands for opportunity. The university anchors the Central Florida city-state in meeting its economic, cultural, intellectual, environmental, and societal needs by providing high-quality, broad-based education and experienced-based learning; pioneering scholarship and impactful research; enriched student development and leadership growth; and highly relevant continuing education and public service initiatives that address pressing local, state, national, and international issues in support of the global community.
Colorsblack, old gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff5,657
Instructional FTE1,648
Research FTE338
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, Florida, 32816
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Fax+1 (407) 823 5625

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