University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Orlando, USA

  • 1963

    Established
  • 3.7%

    International Students
  • 28

    No. of Programs
  • 166

    US News
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

University of Central Florida was founded in 1968 as Florida Technological University and was renamed as the University of Central Florida in 1978. It is one of the largest universities in the United States. UCF has a team of the best faculty and staff to guide the students throughout their academics and they are well-known to deliver quality teaching and moral values to them.
The QS World University ranking of University of Central Florida ranges between 701-750. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The main campus of UCF is located in east Orlando and it expands across an area of 1415 acre. The campus size is highly impressive with all modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology. Apart from the main campus, UCF has 13 campuses throughout Central Florida. In these campuses, more than 220-degree programmes are offered including the online degree programmes which are offered to students who are interested in distance learning programmes.

Accomplishments & Alumni

University of Central Florida has more than 300,000 alumni across the world. Every person who is a part of UCF has reached new heights and is serving society in one way or another. The alma mater of UCF stays connected with the university and motivates current students to achieve excellence in their innovative learning programme. At UCF, the researchers are highly intellectual and work towards creating innovative solutions for a problem. They also promote economic development of the society through technology and creation of ideas and solutions for the next generation. Every year, UCF receives around  $200 million as award, grants and gifts foer research and development work. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Every year, the university enrolls 68,000 students in various courses and these students are from more than 150 countries. In addition to academics, UCF has various social clubs and organisations for social gathering and interaction. At UCF, ample opportunities are available for the growth and success of the students. UCF supports innovative thinking and the viewpoints of the students. It encourages the students, faculty and staff to make use of their full potential to achieve excellence.

COVID-19 Response

UCF is committed towards the health and well being of the members of the university and is taking all necessary precautions to fight against the pandemic. While dealing with the adverse situation, the university is also ensured that the academics and studies are not compromised. For this, the university decided to offer the Fall term classes in three formats:

In-person: Some mandatory and practical learning classes are offered in the campus. These classes are offered with all necessary precautions like social distancing, face cover, proper sanitation and isolation in case of any symptoms. 

Remote: Most of the classes are to be held from remote locations. Students will experience high quality education and students, faculty, professors will remain connected through online mediums. 

Blended: It is a new format of learning which is the combination of both online and face to face classes. The students will have flexibility to switch between in person class meet to remote instruction. The larger classes are converted into smaller cohorts.

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Campus Location

University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816, USA

https://www.ucf.edu/admissions/undergraduate/contact/ | (407) 823-3000 | admission@ucf.edu

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