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
59,483
Undergraduates
27,065
Men - 45.5%
32,419
Women - 54.5%
10,042
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
44% of 45,118 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
4.05
SAT Math
626 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
633 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,298
Out-of-state: $38,397
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,368
Out-of-state: $22,467
Room and Board
$9,760
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Freshman Award
$12,655
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,561
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,660
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
249,562
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
6.4% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
6.7%
Black/African-American
11.1%
Hispanic/Latino
29.3%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
47.8%
Unknown
0.8%
International Students
2.8% from 136 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
44.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
11.4%
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