University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida Admissions and School Information

At the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, possible degree fields include business, education and liberal arts. The school awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees, like the M.D. and MBA.

General Information about the University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida is a public research institution of higher education in Orlando. With a student population over 53,000, UCF is the biggest university in the state.

The UCF sports teams play in the Conference USA athletic conference and are nicknamed the knights. The school offers 97 bachelor's degrees, 95 master's degrees, 29 doctoral degrees and one professional degree. The school holds an accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

Interested students are encouraged to visit the UCF campus in Orlando. An application can be finished on the school's Web site online or sent to the admissions office. Students are required to submit ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admission. Applications also require a processing fee. Requirements vary for students applying to the school's graduate programs.

University of Central Florida Academic Departments

Burnett Honors College

The Burnett Honors College serves nearly 1700 students. This school gives students the option to write a research thesis in an academic discipline. High achieving students can also graduate with University Honors after participating in a four-year course of study. The honors college offers students a number of opportunities for undergraduate research.

College of Arts and Humanities

The College of Arts and Humanities offers 25 academic majors, like animation, history, philosophy and music. Undergraduate students can also earn a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree. Graduate programs include public history, interactive entertainment and theater. The College of Arts and Humanities has doctorate degree in Texts and Technology.

College of Business Administration

College of Business Administration students can enroll in programs like economics, accounting, finance and marketing. The college awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in management information systems and sports business management. All of the school's programs, including the Master of Business Administration degree, are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business is the only accredited business school in Orlando.

College of Education

The College of Education serves nearly 6000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Undergraduate degrees include art education, mathematics education and early childhood education. The college has master's degrees in counselor education, educational leadership and reading education. Doctorate degrees are available in education and school counseling.

College of Engineering and Computer Science

The College of Engineering and Computer Science has majors in electrical engineering, computer science and digital forensics. Students in the college can choose from 13 bachelor's degrees, 14 master's degrees and eight doctoral degrees. Through an accelerated program, high achieving undergrads can earn credits applying to a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

College of Health and Public Affairs

This college offers degrees in health informatics, criminal justice and athletic training. The college offers 11 bachelor's degrees, 7 master's degrees and 2 doctoral degrees. Popular undergraduate majors include social work and public administration. Students can also pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Students at Rosen College of Hospitality Management can pursue undergraduate degrees and two graduate degrees. Students earn bachelor's degrees in hospitality management, event management and restaurant and foodservice management. The college has a doctorate degree in hospitality education. Established in 1983, the school was renamed the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in 2004.

College of Medicine

The College of Medicine was created in 2006. Students pursue degrees in biomedical sciences, biotechnology and medical laboratory sciences. The college offers a Doctor of Medicine degree accredited by the American Medical Association.

College of Nursing

The College of Nursing is UCF's newest college. The school awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in nursing and related fields. The College of Nursing is home to roughly 2000 students.

College of Optics and Photonics

The College of Optics and Photonics was among the first schools in the nation entirely dedicated1 2 to the study of optics. The school has roughly 120 students pursuing master's and doctoral degrees. Undergraduate students can major in electrical engineering with a specialty in photonics.

College of Sciences

The College of Sciences has 15 undergraduate degrees in fields, like anthropology, statistics and physics. Serving more than 9000 students, the College of Sciences is UCF's largest college. Popular majors in this college include political science, psychology and biology.

Contact Information

  • Address: Undergraduate Admissions, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816
  • Phone Number: (407) 823-2000