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IPEDS ID: 132851
OPE ID: 00147100
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College of Central Florida
3001 SW College Rd, Ocala, Florida 34474
General information:  (352) 873-5800
Website:  www.cf.edu
Type:  4-year, primarily associate's, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  7,452 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  23 to 1
Admissionswww.cf.edu/go/admissions/
Apply Onlinemycf.cf.edu/ics/Admissions/
Financial Aidwww.cf.edu/go/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatormycf.cf.edu/ics/clientconfig/HtmlContent/npcalc.htm
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.cf.edu/go/veteran/index
Disability Serviceswww.cf.edu/disability
Athletic Graduation Rateswww.cf.edu/explore/consumer-information/index
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
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 lessView note
College of Central Florida provides military veterans, service members, and their families with support from a dedicated veteran specialist with obtaining Veterans Affairs education benefits and other education resources. All service members and veterans will have the opportunity to have their military training reviewed and considered for college credits. The Vets at CF Club is prepared to assist with making the transition from service member to student a seamless process.
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial 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 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty120209
Instructional120209
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
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 year2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
Tuition and fees
In-state$2,522$2,570$2,570$2,5700.0%
Out-of-state$10,126$10,126$10,126$10,1260.0%
Books and supplies$1,300$1,132$1,300$1,132-12.9%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$5,796$5,742$5,796$5,742-0.9%
Other$5,475$3,272$5,475$3,272-40.2%
Off Campus with Family
Other$5,475$3,272$5,475$3,272-40.2%
Total Expenses2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
In-state
Off Campus$15,093$12,716$15,141$12,716-16.0%
Off Campus with Family$9,297$6,974$9,345$6,974-25.4%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$22,697$20,272$22,697$20,272-10.7%
Off Campus with Family$16,901$14,530$16,901$14,530-14.0%
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
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 aid173281%————
Grant or scholarship aid72480%$3,373,725$4,660
Federal grants58465%$2,549,730$4,366
Pell grants57063%$2,530,092$4,439
Other federal grants142%$19,638$1,403
State/local government grant or scholarships17119%$229,644$1,343
Institutional grants or scholarships23626%$594,351$2,518
Student loan aid14816%$656,159$4,434
Federal student loans14716%$655,059$4,456
Other student loans(*)0%(*)(*)
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number receiving aid and total and average amounts of aid received are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid15,23066%$28,624,695$5,473
Pell grants4,20053%$14,825,172$3,530
Federal student loans2,03726%$9,552,295$4,689
  • 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.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$9,895$9,463$6,746
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 Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$9,968$8,449$6,405
$30,001 – $48,000$10,691$9,300$7,189
$48,001 – $75,000$12,542$11,596$8,982
$75,001 – $110,000$13,330$13,348$11,209
$110,001 and more$13,119$12,229$11,336
  • 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 2015
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)7,452
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment410
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 40%
Part-time: 60%Student Gender:
Male: 38%
Female: 62%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 15%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 61%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 64%
25 and over: 36%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 99%
Out-of-state: 1%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 14%
Enrolled in some distance education: 34%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 53%
Undergraduate application fee (2016-2017): $30
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
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, 52 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 39%
Transfer-out rate: 12%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 37%
Female: 42%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 57%
Black or African American: 24%
Hispanic/Latino: 40%
White: 42%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 41%
Non-resident alien: 26%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2015-2016
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • 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.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management, General0-5
Equestrian/Equine Studies18-35
Landscaping and Groundskeeping1-1
Category total19-41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping2d-17d
Business Administration and Management, General32d-217d
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-174d-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry--107
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--27
Management Information Systems, General--13d
Office Management and Supervision15d-143
Small Business Administration/Management--0d
Transportation/Mobility Management--5
Category total49d174d529d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia--7
Category total--7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--25
Computer Programming/Programmer, General--1
Information Technology20d-77d
Category total20d-103d
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1117-
Education, Other--1
Category total11171
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD--0
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician--4
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician2--
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General1-1
Engineering Technology, General3-5
Quality Control Technology/Technician--6
Category total6-16
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant--15
Category total--15
Health Professions and Related Programs
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0--
Dental Assisting/Assistant2-12
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)23-126
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician8-0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--63
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--0
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist25--
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide--0
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant15--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse8527-
Surgical Technology/Technologist--9
Category total15827210
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections--62
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration5-3
Criminal Justice/Police Science--65
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician0--
Category total5-130
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal7--
Category total7--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies977d--
Category total977d--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician--0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician--2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician--0
Category total--2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management--0
Category total--0
Personal and Culinary Services
Barbering/Barber--0
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General--0
Category total--0
Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder--6
Category total--6
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician--10
Category total--10
Transportation and Materials Moving
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor--0
Category total--0
Grand total1,2522181,070
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
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, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 419
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 8
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: $1,096
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $828
2015-2016 Varsity Athletes
NJCAA Division I MenWomen
Baseball28
Basketball1313
Softball23
Volleyball18
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1964 -  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 (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs1/1/1991 -  Accredited
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs5/1/1992 - 12/18/2012Terminated
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program10/1/2015 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Assisting (DA)1/28/2005 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant5/3/1995 -  Accredited
2015 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201320142015
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations200
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201320142015
Illegal weapons possession00
Drug law violations00
Liquor law violations00
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible0
Rape00
Fondling00
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Incest00
Statutory rape00
Robbery000
Aggravated assault100
Burglary501
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter00
Negligent manslaughter00
Sex offenses - Forcible
Rape00
Fondling00
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)
Incest00
Statutory rape00
Robbery00
Aggravated assault00
Burglary01
Motor vehicle theft00
Arson00
  • (!) 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 http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate18.0%20.8%25.4%
Number in default356323301
Number in repayment1,9671,5471,184
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)