The University of Central Florida, founded in 1963, is a public, comprehensive university. It is one of the nation's most visible metropolitan universities. During the last several years, student enrollment has increased dramatically. Located in Orlando, one of the nation's fastest-growing cities, the university is able to provide distinctive learning opportunities for students through partnerships established with central Florida businesses, industry and government. The university focuses on the undergraduate experience and offers many opportunities through its outstanding facilities, campus environment, the Honors College, the nationally-recognized LEAD scholars program, the Central Florida Research Park and many other academic endeavors. These academic opportunities, coupled with a strong commitment to maintaining a diverse and talented student body, continue to ensure the university's future as a dynamic institution. Its 1,415-acre campus is located in Orlando.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
60,075
Undergraduates
27,034
Men - 45%
33,042
Women - 55%
10,331
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
36% of 48,927 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
622 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
636 average
600-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,047
Out-of-state: $40,147
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,379
Out-of-state: $22,479
Room and Board
$11,498
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$12,520
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,499
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,618
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
10%
10-19
17%
20-29
23%
30-39
16%
40-49
11%
50-99
16%
Over 100
8%
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Orlando Population
289,457
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Orlando
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
18% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
UCF Fight Song; Alma Mater
Sororities
6.1% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
7.1%
Black/African-American
10.6%
Hispanic/Latino
30.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
46.5%
Unknown
0.8%
International Students
3.2% from 130 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
48%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
18.0%
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