University of Central Florida

country rank  70
world rank  107

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University Overview

Established in 1963, University of Central Florida is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Orlando (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Daytona, Cocoa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Central Florida (UCF) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Central Florida (UCF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 56 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCF
Founded 1963
Motto Reach for the Stars
Colours Black and old gold

University Location

Address 4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando (population range: 50,000-249,999)
32816 Florida
United States
T +1 (407) 823 2000
F +1 (407) 823 5625
Other locations Daytona, Cocoa

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Box 160111
Orlando 32816-0111
+1 (407) 8233000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Central Florida's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University System of Florida (SUSF)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019