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Orlando, Florida
About UCF
Location: Orlando, Florida
Enrollment: 68,571
Setting: Urban
Type: Public, Co-Ed
City Population: 285,713
Climate: 21.5°C - 33.2°C
U.S. News Rank: #160
International Student Rate: 2.3%

Home to more than 64,000 students, the University of Central Florida is the second biggest university in the U.S. Being big means thinking big. With the university’s strong academic programs, leadership training and career opportunities, you will be empowered to create change and make a global impact.

Why UCF?

With more than 200 courses of study and an international student body representing more than 150 countries, UCF embraces your global outlook. We have top-ranked programs in engineering, computer engineering and hospitality.

  • #5 Hospitality and Hotel Management School —CEOWorld magazine
  • Partnerships with industry leaders Boeing, Disney, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens
  • Specialized research centers in nanoscience, solar energy, forensic science and simulation and training
  • Famous alumni include former Google VP Alan Eustace, NASA astronaut Nicole Stott, Ericsson CEO Angel Ruiz and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress Cheryl Hines.
Be Empowered, Get Engaged
  • 650+ student clubs and organizations
  • Championship sports teams, with free event admission for UCF students
  • State-of-the-art fitness facilities and student center
  • On-campus fitness and intramural sports activities
Orlando: Welcoming & Warm

Home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and many other theme parks, Orlando is known as “The Theme Park Capital of the World.” And more than that, this sprawling city in the Sunshine State is a hub for technology, life sciences, medical innovation, hospitality and tourism.

Weather & Climate

Orlando’s climate, like much of the Deep South, is warm and humid, with an average of 236 days of sunshine a year. Snow is rare, and winters are mild.

In & Around Orlando
  • Visit world-famous theme parks like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
  • Visit international neighborhoods like Little Saigon and Little Brazil.
  • Get the full NASA experience at the Kennedy Space Center.
  • Explore the Orlando Museum of Art and the Orlando Science Center.
  • Home to major corporations like Boeing and Lockheed Martin
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Undergraduate Programs
Major Lists
College of Arts & Humanities

Art – Emerging Media

Art – History

Art – Studio Art

Art – Studio

Art – Visual Arts and Emerging Media Management

Digital Media

English – Creative Writing

English – Literature


Film – Cinema Studies



Humanities and Cultural Studies

Latin America Studies


Music Education

Music – Jazz Studies

Music – Music Composition

Music – Music Performance


Religion and Cultural Studies


Theatre – Acting

Theatre – Design and Technology

Theatre – Musical Theatre

Theatre – Stage Management

Theatre Studies

College of Business Administration



Economics, Business


Integrated Business



Real Estate

College of Education and Human Performance

Art Education

Early Childhood Development and Education (PK-3)

Early Childhood Development and Education (Early Childhood Development)

Elementary Education

English Language Arts Education

Mathematics Education

Science Education – Biology

Science Education – Chemistry

Science Education – Physics

Social Science Education

Sport and Exercise Science

Technical Education and Industry Training

World Languages Education – French

World Languages Education – Spanish

College of Engineering & Computer Science

Aerospace Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Computer Sciences

Construction Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Information Technology

Mechanical Engineering

College of Health and Public Affairs

Athletic Training

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Criminal Justice

Health Informatics and Information Management

Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Track

Health Services Administration

Public Administration

Social Work

College of Medicine


Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences Pre-Clinical Track


Medical Laboratory Sciences

College of Nursing


College of Optics & Photonics

Photonic Science and Engineering

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Entertainment Management

Event Management

Hospitality Management

Restaurant & Foodservice Management

College of Sciences




Forensic Sciences



Political Sciences




Nicholson School of Communication

Advertising/Public Relations

Communication and Conflict

Human Communication



Interdisciplinary Studies

Environmental Studies

Interdisciplinary Studies

Women’s Studies

Dates & Costs

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Entry Requirements

UCF offers many different program options to fit the needs and dreams of all international students. Visit their site to learn more

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Orlando, Florida
About UCF
Location: Orlando, Florida
Enrollment: 68,571
Setting: Urban
Type: Public, Co-Ed
City Population: 285,713
Climate: 21.5°C - 33.2°C
U.S. News Rank: #160
International Student Rate: 2.3%
"I chose UCF because of their engineering program. I’m interested in going into research and UCF has many research projects going on – not just for graduate students, but for undergraduate students too. That’s not very common at other universities."
Noora - United Arab Emirates