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UCF Highlights

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Year of establishment1963
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Also Known AsUCF
Accepted Exams
TOEFLIELTS+1 More
Size of Campus in acres1415
Male/Female Ratio0.82
UG/PG Course Ratio1.27
Faculty/Student Ratio30
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 155 million
No.of Campuses12
Accommodation expenses4940 USD for 4 sharing (UG),5970 USD for 4 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses4600 USD (UG),4600 USD (PG)
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Q:   Is UCF hard to get into?

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University of Central Florida is a public research university. UCF has an acceptance rate of 36%. By enrollment of students, UCF is the largest university in Florida. Each year thousands of students apply for various courses at UCF. With an acceptance rate of just 36%, the university is very selective with admission hence making it very difficult to get into the university. The university offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
 

Q:   How many international students go to UCF?

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The University of Central Florida is one of the largest universities in the United States. By enrollment of students, UCF is the largest university in Florida. UCF is home to more than 3,400 international students from 137 countries around the world. The university offers a highly diverse and vibrant atmosphere on all of its campuses. The university offers various opportunities for learning, research and engagement both in and out of the classroom.
 

Q:   How many campuses does the University of Central Florida have?

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The University of Central Florida has its main campus in east Orlando to UFC downtown and Rosen College of Hospitality Management to the Academic Health Sciences Campus. Besides this, UFC has multiple regional locations throughout Central Florida. The main campus has modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology classrooms and labs. The main campus is home to UFC since 1968. The impressive UFC campus is spread over 1,420 acre land in east Orlando Florida.
 

UCF Scholarships

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Q:   Does the University of Central Florida give full scholarships to international students?

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No, the University of Central Florida does not award scholarships to international students. However, international students should be discouraged by this because there are various kinds of external funding available to international students. Indian students can apply to various types of scholarships given by many philanthropists. Student loans are also available to international students.

 

UCF Admission Dates

  • Application fees :USD 30 - 31
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNot required
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall1ˢᵗ Mar 2024 - 15ᵗʰ Jan 2025
Spring1ˢᵗ Jul - 1ˢᵗ Dec 2024
Summer1ˢᵗ Apr 2024 - 1ˢᵗ Jan 2025
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Q:   What are the general admission requirement for UCF for international students?

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International students must submit the required documents as necessary to get into the University of Central Florida. The minimum eligibility for international students is:

  • Online application form
  • Academic transcripts
  • Copy of passport
  • SAT/ACT
  • GRE/GMAT
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Essay
  • Resume/CV
  • Interview
 

Q:   What GPA do you need for the University of Central Florida for international students?

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The University of Central Florida offers a variety of courses. GPA requirements for international students will depend on the program. However, the average High School GPA for Fall 2022 Freshmen was 4.23. The above-mentioned GPA score is just for reference. Besides GPA there are several other factors that are counted while evaluating an application form. International students are advised to look into their particular programme page for detailed information about minimum requirements.

 

Q:   Does UCF have an English language requirement for international students?

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Yes, international students are required to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. The university accepts major English language test scores as the proficiency in English language. International students are required to submit a qualifying score of 220 or higher for computer-based; 80 or higher for internet-based on TOEFL or a score of 6.5 or higher on the IELTS. English is the language of instruction at UCF and all international students must prove their proficiency in the English language.

 

UCF Fees & Eligibility

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(19 courses)
INR 14 L - 32 L
Duration18 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 80 & Above, GRE
PG Certificate(16 courses)
INR 9 L - 17 L
Duration6 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(7 courses)
INR 15 L - 75 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
MBA/PGDM(9 courses)
INR 11 L - 32 L
Duration12-30 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 80 - 91, GMAT
B.Sc.(9 courses)
INR 17 L - 19 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above, SAT
MIM(8 courses)
INR 11 L - 30 L
Duration12-30 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, TOEFL: 80 - 91, GMAT
B.A.(5 courses)
INR 18 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
BBA(3 courses)
INR 15 L - 18 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
MEM(3 courses)
INR 14 L - 30 L
Duration18 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
BHM(2 courses)
INR 15 L - 18 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
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Q:   What is the application fee for UCF for international students?

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The University of Central Florida offers 104 Bachelors, 96 master's, 34 doctoral, and 3 specialist degree programs. The application fee for the University of Central Florida for undergraduate and graduate courses is $31.00. Upon completing the online application form students are required to pay a non-refundable application fee. International students can pay this application fee via credit card.

 

UCF Placements

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Q:   What is the average placement package at UCF?

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The average placement package at University of Central Florida is $47,000.

 

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UCF Rankings

B++
Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
#351-400
#201-300
Business Economics
C+
#251-300
Mechanical Engineering
B
#75
#301-350
#251-300
#401-500
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Q:   What is UCF ranked in the world?

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UCF (University of Central Florida) is one of the best universities in the world. It is consistently ranked among the best universities globally and nationally. The QS World University Rankings 2023 ranked UCF (University of Central Florida) in the range of #801-1000 in the world. Meanwhile, the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 ranked UCF in the range of #601-800 in the world. Also, the U. S. News and World Report 2023 ranked UCF #413 in the world and #137 among the national universities.
 

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Answered 4 months ago

International students are required to submit the English language test score as proof of English language proficiency. The University of Central Florida accepts the score of IELTS and TOEFL as a proof of English language proficiency. Check the below table to check the minimum score required for adm

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Answered 4 months ago

The University of Central Florida ranking is among the top universities in the USA. The University of Central Florida QS ranking is 551-600 in 2024, which improves from 801-1000 in 2023. Check the below table for more detail:

Ranked By

2022

2023

2024

QS - World University Ranking

751-800

801-1000

551-600

THE (Times Higher Education)

601-800

601-800

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US News & World Report - Global Universities

417

413

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US News & World Report - National University Ranking

148

137

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 4 months ago

International students with F1 or F2 student visa, a J1 or J2 exchange visitor visa, or a G series visa are not eligible for the University of Central Florida scholarships. The Office of Student Financial Assistance lists various scholarship opportunities for non-US citizens.

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Chandra Shekhar

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International students who wish to study at UCF University must apply for admission online directly through university website. You can also submit your admission application through Common Application. To get admission to the university, you need to meet the admission requirements and submit all yo

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Answered 4 months ago

To complete the admission application of the UCF University, students are required to pay the non-refundable application fee. We have mentioned the University of Central Florida application fee for international students below:

  • USD31 or INR 2,581.06*

(*USD 1 = INR 83.26)

Note: The above application fe

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University CityOrlando, Florida, USA
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Population of City2,80,257

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850 S. State Road 434, Suite A426 Altamonte Springs, FL 32714-0860

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4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816, USA
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