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University of Central Florida
  • 4 Year
  • ORLANDO, FL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

editorial

Central Florida is a highly rated public university located in Florida. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 42,468 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Central Florida acceptance rate is 44%. Popular majors include Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 72% of students, Central Florida alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,100.

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4000 CENTRAL FLORIDA BLVD
ORLANDO, FL 32816
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference

University of Central Florida Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UCF Admissions

Acceptance Rate
44%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1170-1340
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$11,617 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,708 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
30:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 1,357 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 1,496 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 1,492 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
19
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
19
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    39%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
42,468 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
16,903
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 525 responses
  • Motivated,Diverse,Involved,Passionate,Proud, Happy
    30%
  • Motivated
    21%
  • Happy & involved
    18%
  • Laidback
    13%
  • Stressed but hard working
    8%
  • Motivated and Happy
    3%
  • What am I even doing here?
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 1,673 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 2,059 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 738 responses
  • Opportunity (i.e. you create your own opportunity)
    24%
  • Diverse student body who excels in whatever we try
    22%
  • Highly school spirited with the utmost pride.
    14%
  • Prideful underdog that keeps prevailing
    12%
  • We just won the Fiesta Bowl--woohoo!
    5%
  • Going the distance and then some
    5%
  • We can't win a single football game.
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 708 responses

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