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IPEDS ID: 132903
OPE ID: 00395400
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University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816
General information:  (407) 823-2000
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  60,767 (52,671 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  31 to 1
Net Price
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and
Athletic Graduation
Mission Statement
  The University of Central Florida is a public multi-campus, metropolitan research university that stands for opportunity. The university anchors the Central Florida city-state in meeting its economic, cultural, intellectual, environmental, and societal needs by providing high-quality, broad-based education and experienced-based learning; pioneering scholarship and impactful research; enriched student development and leadership growth; and highly relevant continuing education and public service initiatives that address pressing local, state, national, and international issues in support of the global community.
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty1,490742
Research and public service25980
Total graduate assistants-1,568
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,146$1,146$1,146$1,1460.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,300$9,300$9,300$9,7645.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$9,300$9,300$9,300$9,7645.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$20,769$20,839$20,890$22,2226.4%
Off Campus$20,769$20,839$20,890$22,2226.4%
Off Campus with Family$11,469$11,539$11,590$12,4587.5%
On Campus$36,867$36,938$36,989$38,3213.6%
Off Campus$36,867$36,938$36,989$38,3213.6%
Off Campus with Family$27,567$27,638$27,689$28,5573.1%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
In-state tuition$6,916
In-state fees$1,956
Out-of-state tuition$25,759
Out-of-state fees$1,956
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid15,54895%————
Grant or scholarship aid5,34192%$26,889,561$5,035
Federal grants1,85932%$8,370,858$4,503
Pell grants1,85832%$8,123,602$4,372
Other federal grants2665%$247,256$930
State/local government grant or scholarships5,07187%$12,116,762$2,389
Institutional grants or scholarships2,54944%$6,401,941$2,512
Student loan aid2,35640%$13,415,974$5,694
Federal student loans2,33840%$12,297,925$5,260
Other student loans1082%$1,118,049$10,352
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid137,06972%$171,110,812$4,616
Pell grants19,57838%$76,577,461$3,911
Federal student loans23,10245%$161,975,073$7,011
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$13,489$15,033$14,745
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$9,318$11,134$10,637
$30,001 – $48,000$10,869$12,518$12,127
$48,001 – $75,000$13,641$15,343$14,798
$75,001 – $110,000$15,495$17,106$16,995
$110,001 and more$15,761$17,430$17,372
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment60,767
Undergraduate enrollment52,671
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment7,315
Graduate enrollment8,096
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 69%
Part-time: 31%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic/Latino: 23%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 55%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 79%
25 and over: 21%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 90%
Out-of-state: 6%
Foreign countries: 3%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 47%
Part-time: 53%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 12%
Enrolled in some distance education: 41%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 47%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 21%
Enrolled in some distance education: 16%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 63%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants33,22613,93619,290
Percent admitted50%52%48%
Percent admitted who enrolled39%42%37%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading540640
SAT Math550640
SAT Writing510610
ACT Composite2428
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 88%
Part-time students: 83%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 45 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 70%
Transfer-out rate: 8%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 35%
6-year: 65%
8-year: 68%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 40%
6-year: 70%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 64%
Female: 74%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 55%
Asian: 66%
Black or African American: 67%
Hispanic/Latino: 70%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 90%
White: 70%
Two or more races: 86%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 70%
Non-resident alien: 61%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning--10--
Category total-2510--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
Latin American Studies-4d---
Category total-4d---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-2988--
Biomedical Sciences, General-240109-
Conservation Biology--53-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology-970--
Category total-6643212-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General-31506-
Business/Commerce, General-226167--
Business/Managerial Economics-55---
Finance, General-440---
Hospitality Administration/Management, General-47636d--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-384---
Meeting and Event Planning-313---
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management--34d--
Real Estate-2418--
Restaurant/Food Services Management-37---
Category total-2,636336d6-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies--26--
Radio and Television-114---
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-276d---
Category total-528d26--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, Other--33d--
Computer and Information Sciences, General-1654113-
Information Technology-143---
Category total-30874d13-
Art Teacher Education-100--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--68--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-934--
Education, General--20d541
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--108d237
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision--17--
Educational/Instructional Technology--40d--
Elementary Education and Teaching-36228--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-370--
Foreign Language Teacher Education-2---
Mathematics Teacher Education-161--
Music Teacher Education-15---
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-30030--
Reading Teacher Education--31--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-140--
Social Science Teacher Education-380--
Special Education and Teaching, General-1141d--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other--4--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other--88--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--12--
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education-20d20d--
Category total-918d512d778
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering-888d--
Civil Engineering, General-11830d11-
Computer Engineering, General-101182-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-1394514-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering-509d5-
Industrial Engineering-9357d13-
Laser and Optical Engineering-11622-
Materials Engineering--11d3-
Mechanical Engineering-33142d11-
Structural Engineering-11---
Category total-932236d81-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management--18--
Category total--18--
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing--15--
English Language and Literature, General-27627d--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing---7-
Rhetoric and Composition-2---
Category total-27842d7-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-1---
French Language and Literature-9---
Spanish Language and Literature-232--
Category total-332--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer-23---
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-25993--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-29---
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator-4426d--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-467109d--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-400d---
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling--25--
Nursing Practice---13d-
Nursing Science---3-
Physical Therapy/Therapist---47-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-775d90d--
Category total-1,997d343d140d-
History, General-153d12--
Category total-153d12--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies-448d81d--
Forensic Science and Technology-274d--
Category total-475d85d--
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal-300---
Category total-300---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-56d---
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-23---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies471----
Category total47179d---
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General--97-
Mathematics, General-28---
Statistics, General-2425--
Category total-52347-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies-53d---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General-620d4--
Systems Science and Theory--288-
Category total-673d328-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management--24--
Category total--24--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies-7d---
Category total-27d---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-26-17-
Chemistry, Other--9--
Physics, General-26421-
Category total-521338-
Clinical Psychology--22--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--19--
Psychology, General-1,163d219-
School Psychology----10
Category total-1,163d431910
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-6650--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other--15d12-
Social Work-146171d--
Category total-212236d12-
Social Sciences
Economics, General-39-0-
Political Science and Government, General-303d23--
Social Sciences, General-17---
Category total-571d433-
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General-68---
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-975--
Digital Arts-12855--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-719--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies--0--
Fine/Studio Arts, General-1244--
Music Performance, General-35---
Music, General--6--
Category total-54979--
Grand total47112,6292,23242318
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 1032
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 133
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 74
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 62
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,501
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $5,152
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,193
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,848
Full-time students: 97%
Part-time students: 50%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined100
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1970 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program12/1/1981 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist5/20/1994 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs4/18/2003 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs8/1/1987 - 6/30/1990Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs8/1/1987 -  Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration(!)7/1/2004 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels9/28/2002 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels9/28/2002 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language12/1/2000 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers(!)2/1/1976 - 12/31/2011Resigned
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree(!)1/1/2008 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1981 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1984 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession102
Drug law violations395874
Liquor law violations13199102
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations2613
Liquor law violations210
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1114
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault20103
Motor vehicle theft111310
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1010
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault721
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate4.3%5.4%7.1%
Number in default427430475
Number in repayment9,9197,9216,632
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)