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UCF 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, we’ll put you on the path to success.

The Power of Potential

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university.

As a leading metropolitan research university in Florida, we are driven to do more and be more. We believe success can only happen when we expand opportunity and demand excellence. We believe if there’s a better way, we should do it. We believe innovation comes from the meeting of diverse viewpoints. And when more people unleash their full potential, anything is possible.

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National Merit Scholars


Undergraduates are First-generation Students*

*Fall 2020

Health & Medicine
Coronavirus Awareness and Guidance
The university has joined the Florida Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in monitoring the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
Colleges & Campus
UCF Names Its Microgravity Research Center in Honor of Stephen W. Hawking
UCF is one step closer to becoming the first American university to have a research center named after the late, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen W. Hawking.
Colleges & Campus
UCF Wins U.S. Department of Energy Cyber Defense Competition — Again
UCF beat out 119 other teams that represented 105 universities from 33 states and the District of Columbia to earn its second top title at…
Colleges & Campus
Knights Do That: Expertise on Infectious Diseases and Vaccines
Elena Cyrus, an infectious disease epidemiologist at UCF’s College of Medicine, shares her expertise in public health and COVID-19 vaccines. 
Pegasus Magazine Featured Story
Strengthening Our Nation
As America works to improve its security, UCF researchers are contributing by fortifying our infrastructure, advancing our technology and training the next generation who will carry on their charge. 

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.

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Are you interested in learning more about studying music at the UCF School of Performing Arts? Join members of our world-class music faculty for a virtual open house. Topics include music undergraduate and graduate programs, auditions, the admissions process and…

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Thirteen colleges. Unlimited possibilities.

At UCF, we offer an array of academic options for just about every interest. Check out our 230+ degree programs, award-winning faculty and groundbreaking research. You’ll quickly discover all there is to experience and get inspired by at one of the nation’s largest universities.

Arts and Humanities
Burnett Honors
Community Innovation and Education
Engineering and Computer Science
Health Professions and Sciences
Optics and Photonics
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Graduate Studies
Undergraduate Studies