Out-of-this-world college degrees
Looking forward to an exciting career in a STEM field? The University of Central Florida has more than 230 degree programs in 13 colleges, plus a talented team of faculty and staff to help find what’s right for you. Whatever your passion — from engineering to the arts — we’ll put you on the path to success.
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Learning Charges On
Through dynamic change and unprecedented challenges, UCF supports you as you move forward. Whether you’re on campus or online, we are here to prepare you for meaningful achievements and a rewarding future. Together, we’ll continue to Charge On.
A Next-generation Research University
Founded in 1963 with the mission to provide talent for Central Florida and the growing U.S. space program, UCF has been making an impact on our state, our nation — and outer space — ever since. UCF faculty are part of several NASA missions, including OSIRIS-REx and New Horizons. The Florida Space Institute, based at UCF, is made up of researchers and educators from UCF and other State University System of Florida institutions. Together, we are truly reaching for the stars.
Supplier of talent to U.S. aerospace and defense industries
Aviation Week Network
through Feb. 16, 2021
In research funding in 2019-20
Space research articles published by UCF faculty in the past five years
Kennedy Space Center employees are UCF alumni
In The News
Toy Telescope Launches Career Hunting for Life on Exoplanets
As part of Women’s History Month, UCF will be sharing the stories of some of the many extraordinary women contributing to the advancement of science…
UCF Team Uses Machine Learning and Computational Models to Predict Space Junk Movements and Ways to Avoid It
Assistant professor says making access to space sustainable is critical because so much of what we learn in space translates into innovations on earth.
UCF Researcher Aims to Preserve Astronauts’ Muscle Function in Space
With approximately one-third the gravity of Earth, going to Mars puts people at risk for loss of muscle mass, strength and endurance.
Life Is Good in Orlando
Living in America’s most popular tourist destination has its perks, but there’s a lot more to Orlando than theme parks and thrill rides. From our dynamic downtown to our eclectic neighborhoods and wide-open nature reserves, Orlando offers more reasons to explore than you can imagine. And with 236 days of signature sunshine to enjoy, it’s no surprise that so many UCF alumni choose to stay in the region after graduation.