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UCF - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data




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UCF Description:

Located in Orlando, the University of Central Florida has seen massive growth since the 1990s. Admission has become more competitive, and the university now operates 12 satellite campuses including one at the Kennedy Space Center. Similar to many large state universities, UCF has a 20 to 1 student faculty ratio, but the Burnett Honors College offers a more intimate educational experience for high achieving students. In athletics, the UCF Knights compete in the NCAA Division 1 American Athletic Conference.

Explore the Campus:

UCF Photo Tour

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 59,601 (51,601 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 72% Full-time

Scholarships for UCF (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,247 (in-state); $22,345 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,146 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,300
  • Other Expenses: $4,076
  • Total Cost: $20,769 (in-state); $36,867 (out-of-state)

UCF Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 94%
    • Loans: 40%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,765
    • Loans: $5,582

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Hospitality Administration, Liberal Arts, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 8%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 35%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Information for Other Florida Colleges and Universities:

UCF Mission Statement:

UCF mission statement from http://www.ucf.edu/mission-statement/

"The University of Central Florida is a public, multi-campus, metropolitan research university, dedicated to serving its surrounding communities with their diverse and expanding populations, technological corridors, and international partners. The mission of the university is to offer high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, student development, and continuing education; to conduct research and creative activities; and to provide services that enhance the intellectual, cultural, environmental, and economic development of the metropolitan region, address national and international issues in key areas, establish UCF as a major presence, and contribute to the global community."

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