University of Central Florida: Ranking & Review

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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

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

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

University of Central Florida Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
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 Services2,587392152,994
Health Professions and Related Programs2,2663291512,746
Visual and Performing Arts63878716
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies620295654
Biological and Biomedical Sciences5874512644
Social Sciences5533810601
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs56227589
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service50078578
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities45759516
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3719110472
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21918012411
English Language and Literature & Letters292376335
Legal Professions and Studies278278
Mathematics and Statistics66406112
Physical Sciences622318103
Architecture and Related Services43952
Philosophy and Religious Studies3737
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3232
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3030
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics25530
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
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 population280,000
Fax+1 (407) 823 5625

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