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University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

+1 407-823-2000

4000 Central Florida Blvd Orlando, FL USA 32816

The University of Central Florida was founded in 1963 in Orlando, Florida. It is known as America’s Space University as researchers at the university have been shaping space science for over 50 years.

The average first year retention rate at the University of Central Florida is 91%. 20.6% of all undergraduates are first generation college students.

Students at the university have an average GPA of 4.05, an average SAT score of 1,325, and an average ACT score of 28. The acceptance rate is just 45.2%.

There are more than 220 degree programs at the University of Central Florida across 13 colleges. The ten most popular majors include Computer Science, Biology, Health sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Hospitality Management, Digital Media, Finance, Information Technology, and Political Science.

There are also more than 125 master’s degree programs, certificate programs, doctoral programs, and specialist degrees.

The student to faculty ratio at the University of Central Florida is 20 to 1. The university has been ranked one of the top 20 most innovative schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

The university prides itself in helping students graduate with little to no student debt. The U.S. News & World Report has ranked it among the top schools for graduating with the least amount of debt. An impressive 50% of all graduates leave the University of Central Florida with no debt at all. In-state tuition is $6,368 and out-of-state tuition is $22,467.

4.5% of the student body are international students, 49.1% are of minority backgrounds, and 55% are women. There are a total of 61,111 undergraduate students and 6,623 graduate students on campus.

On campus, there are an impressive 650 student organizations to explore, providing students of all interests an opportunity to connect with others who share their passion.

There are also scholarships awarded for study abroad opportunities. Studying abroad can also count for one of the Honors Program requirements. The Burnett Honors College offers two programs of study which challenge students of high academic excellence. These are University Honors and the Honors Undergraduate Thesis.

The graduation rate at the University of Central Florida is 73% and the median salary of alumni is $48,100.

Located in Orlando, there is much for students to do. There is sunshine 236 days of each year, 800 acres of lakes and woodlands to explore, theme parks, nature reserves, and so much more.

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