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Discover what makes UCF exciting and engaging. With more than 220 majors, you have more than options here — you have opportunity. Find undergraduate and graduate degrees that are offered in-person, online and through innovative distance learning.

Achieve Academic Excellence

Immerse yourself in new challenges, explore groundbreaking research opportunities and enjoy a student-centered approach to higher education. At UCF, you’ll do that and more. Experience everything from thought-provoking viewpoints to diverse cultures to lifelong friendships and life-changing opportunities. Achieve your dreams and set out to do more. By studying at one of the most innovative universities in the country, you’ll graduate ready to make a difference in the world while pursuing a rewarding career.

4.18*
Incoming GPA

UCF welcomed a freshman class with a 4.18* weighted high school GPA in Fall 2020. The incoming class also included 88 National Merit Scholars.

(*Projected Fall 2020)

Best Value

Fifty percent of first-time-in-college students graduate without any educational debt. It’s one of the reasons Kiplinger, Forbes, The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report all rank a UCF education among the nation’s best values.

Fostering Inclusivity

UCF set new records for diversity in Fall 2019: 47.8 percent of students are minorities. With 26 percent Hispanic enrollment, UCF is designated a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. News Ranks UCF Among Nation’s Most Innovative Universities

Top 20 Most Innovative U.S. News & World Report

For the fifth time, U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF as one of the most innovative in its annual list of best colleges.

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Get the degree you want.

UCF has more than 220 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.

Learning Online

Whether you’re taking just one course or pursuing your degree online, UCF has the instructors, resources and support for you to achieve your education goals online. Fully online students get one-on-one support from application to graduation by an online success coach — keeping you inspired and on track throughout your college experience.

Colleges at UCF

The University of Central Florida is home to 13 colleges with more than 220 degree programs that provide a path for you to embrace your talent and follow your dreams. Explore top-ranked colleges, schools and programs at UCF.


Arts & Humanities

The College of Arts and Humanities provides a dynamic incubator for artistic explorations of every kind, from literature and philosophy to theater and music. Explore your passion in state-of-the-art facilities, develop your talents under the guidance of faculty who practice what they teach, and learn real-world lessons through community partnerships.


Burnett Honors College

The Burnett Honors College promotes the highest academic achievement. Gain experience beyond the classroom through exclusive research programs, seminars, symposiums and study-abroad opportunities. You’ll join a collaborative community of scholars from all disciplines and benefit from small classes that allow for more discussion and greater interaction with honors faculty.


Business

The College of Business helps you embrace your entrepreneurial attitude, and prepares you to adapt and succeed in a rapidly changing economy. Specialize in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, real estate or integrated business — applying classroom experiences to real-world opportunities. You can also participate in internships, study-abroad programs, corporate partnerships, business plan competitions and new venture incubators.


Community Innovation and Education

Pursue opportunities for civic engagement and transformative education that help communities thrive through the College of Community Innovative and Education. Participate in groundbreaking research and gain practical experience through internships, practicums and policy-development programs. After graduation, create an impact through a career in education, public administration and affairs, legal studies, criminal justice or health management and informatics.


Engineering and Computer Science

Think creatively while conducting research in aerospace, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, environmental and other engineering disciplines. In the College of Engineering and Computer Science, you’ll work on a number of innovative projects — from creating 3D-printed robotic arms to designing self-driving cars to developing artificial intelligence. Plus, gain industry experience through internships in nearby Central Florida Research Park, or with partners including NASA, Siemens, Lockheed Martin and L3Harris Technologies.


Graduate Studies

Push yourself to new possibilities in the College of Graduate Studies. Choose from a number of degree programs that provide you with an opportunity to make important discoveries, master cutting-edge skills and advance both your knowledge and your career. Amplify your impact on the world in a big way with a master’s or doctoral degree from UCF.


Health Professions and Sciences

The College of Health Professions and Sciences prepares you to promote the health and well-being of populations with diverse needs. Through nationally recognized programs, you’ll develop in-demand skills through practical experiences and research led by respected faculty. Gain a rewarding career in prevention, diagnosis or therapy at hospitals, community-based and specialized-care facilities, schools, and nonprofit and social service agencies.


Medicine

The UCF College of Medicine epitomizes innovation and provides you with a top medical education to lead patient care into the 21st century. Through the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, take on research in fields from Alzheimer’s disease to cancer and heart disease. You’ll also find opportunities around Lake Nona Medical City, including Nemours Children’s Hospital and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


Nursing

An active member of the healthcare community, the College of Nursing utilizes the latest technology and community-oriented programs to prepare you for life beyond the classroom. Through cutting-edge research, clinical training and community service, you’ll learn current techniques and develop in-demand leadership skills necessary to provide high-quality patient care to serve the needs of a changing population.


Optics and Photonics

The College of Optics and Photonics pioneers the science and technology of lights, lasers, fiber optics, imaging systems and other areas of study. You’ll embark on groundbreaking research under the guidance of internationally recognized faculty, and leverage key industry partnerships to gain practical experience that will translate into a career at the forefront of this fast-moving field.


Rosen College of Hospitality Management

The Rosen College of Hospitality Management is located near the heart of one of the world’s largest and most popular tourism destinations. Here, you’ll learn to manage hotels, restaurants, theme parks, entertainment and events from international faculty. Along the way, gain industry exposure through paid work experiences and develop professional relationships with key local hospitality partners.


Sciences

The College of Sciences, UCF’s largest college, helps you build a foundation needed for critical thinking and career success in various programs — from communication and journalism to the physical, biological, social, behavioral and computational sciences. You’ll learn inside and outside of the classroom and lab through internships, research and field work locally and across the globe.


Undergraduate Studies

The College of Undergraduate Studies offers the ability to tailor your program of study to suit your individual academic and career goals. Choose your own path in environmental studies, women’s studies or interdisciplinary studies. You’ll gain experience across multiple disciplines and learn to apply various skills needed to succeed academically and professionally.

Undergraduate Degrees

Community Innovation and Education

Sciences

Pre-professional Programs