Undergraduate Admissions

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General Admission Information

Before You Apply

Check out the Undergraduate Catalog and Office of Undergraduate Admissions websites for complete undergraduate admission requirements.

Steps to Apply

  1. Choose your major
  2. Complete and submit the online application
    • Make sure to include the Residency Affidavit
    • Pay the $30 non-refundable application fee (upon submitting the application)
  3. Send all required documents

    After completing your application, you’ll receive an email with specific instructions for submitting required documents. Below is a base list of documents you’ll likely need to submit:

    • Official high school or home-schooled transcript(s)
    • Official scores for the SAT (code: 5233) or ACT (code: 0735) with Writing
    • Official college transcript (an initial transcript for application review, as well as a final copy once all college course work is complete and degree is posted), if applicable
    • Official GED or TOEFL/IELTS score, if applicable

    Documents can be mailed to:

    University of Central Florida
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    P.O. Box 160111
    Orlando, FL 32816-0111

We encourage you to apply early, as admission to UCF is competitive.

UCF operates on a rolling admission basis. You will receive an admission decision, once the university has received all of your supporting documentation.

Note: A freshman applicant is a student with 11 or fewer credit hours of college coursework earned after high school graduation. Students who complete an A.A. degree while still in high school are considered for admission as a first-time-in-college student (freshman).

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadlines
Freshmen Transfers International
Fall: May 1
Spring: Nov 1
Summer: Mar 1
Fall: Jul 1
Spring: Nov 1
Summer: Mar 1
Fall: Mar 1
Spring: Nov 1
Summer: Jan 1

Admissions Questions?

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Applicants can apply to UCF Online Bachelor’s Programs using the Undergraduate Application.

Questions about UCF Online?

Call: 855-903-8576

Undergraduate Transfer Admission Information

Before You Apply

Check out the Undergraduate Catalog and Office of Undergraduate Admissions websites for complete undergraduate admission requirements.

Steps to Apply

  1. Choose Your Major
  2. Complete and submit the online application
    • Make sure to include the Residency Affidavit
    • Pay the $30 non-refundable application fee (upon submitting the application)
  3. Send all required documents

    After completing your application, you’ll receive an email with specific instructions for submitting required documents. Below is a base list of documents you’ll likely need to submit:

    • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions for all academic work
    • Minimum 2.0 GPA at last school attended and overall cumulative GPA for all college work
    • Demonstrated competency of foreign language or American Sign Language equivalent to the second high school level or higher* OR at the elementary 2 level in one foreign language or American Sign Language at an undergraduate institution
    • High school transcript and SAT and/or ACT plus Writing scores (if you’re applying with fewer than 60 transferable credit hours**)
    • Two English composition courses with a grade C or better AND two math courses (College Algebra or higher) with a grade C or better (if you’re applying with 60 or more transferable credit hours)

    Documents can be mailed to:

    University of Central Florida
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    P.O. Box 160111
    Orlando, FL 32816-0111

* A high school transcript may be required for verification.
* If you have less than 60 hours of completed college coursework, you should also meet freshman eligibility requirements.

We encourage you to apply early, as admission to UCF is competitive. As a transfer student, you can apply up to one year prior to the term in which you want to enroll. If you’re a Florida College System graduate with an A.A. degree or an articulated A.S. degree, you will receive preference in the admissions process.

Transfer admission criteria can vary based upon the number of transferable semester hours of college course work you will have completed by the time you enroll at UCF. To learn more about specific transfer requirements, select the category below that best describes you:

UCF operates on a rolling admission basis, and generally notifies you of an admission decision within two to four weeks after it receives all of your supporting documentation. You can check your admission status online through the myUCF portal. Once admitted, you will receive a transfer credit summary.

Transfer Questions?

Transfer and Transition Services

Transfer & Transition Services (TTS) provides pre-admission and transition advising, and a strong Peer Mentor program.

TTS can help you with the following:

  • Pre-admission academic and transition advising
  • Prerequisites and requirements for the major
  • Application deadlines
  • Foreign language requirements
  • Explaining the UCF degree audit
  • Information on UCF’s General Education Program
  • Transfer course equivalencies
  • UCF policies and procedures

Questions?

Apply Now

Get started earning your undergraduate degree online.

Ready to Apply?

Get Started Today.

Applicants can apply to UCF Online Bachelor’s Programs by visiting the Online Undergraduate Application.

Questions about transferring into a UCF Online program?

Call: 855-903-8576

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