University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

As you approach campus you realize that you are no longer in Kansas. Everything is big, and that’s exactly what they say. This is big! Contemporary and definitely Florida. You are in Orlando, but nowhere near Disney. It is a city in and of itself. A true cross-section of students who have fun, enjoy their academics and have incredible school spirit. Yes, you have arrived at UCF!

• Public
• Undergraduate enrollment – 56,853
• Admit rate – 50%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
• Retention rate – 90%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 570-660/24-29
• Student to faculty ratio – 30:1
• Honors College – Burnett Honors College – Exclusive research programs, seminars and study abroad opportunities
• 46% of students are minorities
• Founded in 1963 as a tech university
• $130M in research funding
• Housing includes living learning communities
• Apply early – Between September-November of senior year
• Rolling admission – Earlier you apply the better chances you have
• Optional to live on campus, first come first served
• Use GPA for core classes only
• 1328 average SAT (1270-1380), ACT 28 (26-30)
• Housing is not guaranteed, 11,000 beds available
• Transfer Students – Minimum of 12 College credits
• Scholarships range from $6k-$42k for all 4 years
• Premier programs: Hospitality, nursing (not Direct admit), engineering, business, education
• State of the art facilities
• In state and out of state students are reviewed equally during admissions

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