56,972
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,655
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
49
18810/37693
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
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Overview

University of Central Florida is a University institution located in Orlando, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 160111
Orlando, FL  32816-0111
United States
Contact Dr. Gordon Chavis Jr.
Associate Vice President, Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Assistance and Outreach Programs
Email: admission@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-3000
Fax: 407-823-5625

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37,693
Applied
18,810
Accepted
56,972
Enrolled
50%
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Female Admissions

21,534
Females Applied
10,655
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

16,159
Males Applied
8,155
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.93
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 660
SAT Math 570 660
ACT Composite 28 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,368
In-state
22,467
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,617
Room & board
5,400
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,655
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,544
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
1,279
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,645
Avg. Loan Aid
4,041
Avg. Grant Aid
5,796
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
7%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

56,972
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.43%
Black or African American 11.25%
White or Caucasian 49.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 6.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 3.95%
Other 0.77%

Gender

Male (45.71%)
Female (54.29%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Pegasus Palooza (Welcome Week) and Universal Knights

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Volunteer UCF, RWC Intramural Sports, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Multicultural Student Center and Organizations and Knight-thon Dance Marathon

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
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Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

2,051
Total Faculty
30:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,572
Part-time - 479
Male - 1,103
Female - 948