University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 64,088
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 30:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 11,641 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Central Florida is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 34,886 applications and only 17,441 students were granted admission. University of Central Florida is at the #48 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 44% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 56% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1080 to 1270
ACT24 to 28

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Central Florida charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $19,810 and in-state students paid $4,478.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 87% of University of Central Florida's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 31% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,519 (which is 2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Central Florida in 2016-2017, was 2,531, which is 40% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,300 (which is 0% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Central Florida has enrolled a total of 64,088 students (42,467 students full-time and 21,621 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 64,088 students, 7,907 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 55,723 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 8,365 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 10,035 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 51%

Hispanic: 24%

Black/African American: 11%

Asian: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Central Florida.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 21% 1,098 0
Education 10% 514 425
Health Professions And Related Programs 9% 481 481
Engineering 6% 320 0
Physical Sciences 5% 271
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 236 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 210 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 114 0
Psychology 2% 112 0
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 94

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Central Florida full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Central Florida graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,100. Last year, out of the total 10,781 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 9,919 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 9,708 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 8,737 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $35,100 $43,300
Employment Rate 92% 90%
Total Graduates 10,781 9,708

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Central Florida.

Valencia College
17.4 mile away
Lake-Sumter State College
39.6 mile away
Daytona State College
42.5 mile away
Polk State College
50.3 mile away