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High School students who have demonstrated exceptional academic ability may be permitted to enroll as UCF students while completing their high school graduation requirements.  Under Florida Statutes (F.S. 1007.271) and operating in accordance with local articulation agreements, there are two types of enrollment options: Dual Enrollment and Early Admissions.

Dual Enrollment

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Dual Enrollment is for students in grades 6-12 who desire to dual enroll on a part-time basis, taking one or two courses, while completing their high school coursework. Students must submit an application for admission by the published application deadline.

View Dual Enrollment Admissions Requirements

Early Admission

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Early Admission is for students who typically have completed their junior year in high school and would like to enroll at UCF as full-time students for their senior year of high school. Students must submit an application for admission by the published application deadline date.

View Early Admissions Requirements

Dual Enrollment Admissions Requirements

Students interested in Dual Enrollment (part-time dual enrollment) prior to high school graduation must meet or exceed the following academic qualifications to be considered:

Florida public and nonpublic secondary school students enrolled in grades 6-12:

Minimum 3.8 high school GPA * (as re-calculated by UCF using only academic core courses)
Present SAT or ACT scores of at least:
  • SAT: 1330 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing + Math)
  • ACT: 28 (Composite)

What You Need to Apply for Consideration:

Verify your School District or Non-Public High School has a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement with UCF. (for more information contact [email protected])
Submit the following by the published semester application deadline:
  • Completed online application (no application fee is required for Dual Enrollment students)
  • Official high school transcript *
  • Official SAT (code: 5233) or ACT (code:0735) scores
  • Authorization Form

* Home education students seeking dual enrollment should review the information specific to home education students below.

Home Education students enrolled in grades 6-12 seeking Dual Enrollment:

High School Transcript – home education students are not required to present a minimum high school GPA. However, in lieu of a GPA, the home education student must present qualifying scores on a common placement test consistent with Section 1008.30 F.S. and Florida Board of Governors Regulation 6.008(1) **
Present SAT or ACT scores of at least:
  • SAT: 1330 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing + Math)
  • ACT: 28 (Composite)

What You Need to Apply for Consideration:

Establish a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement with UCF (for more information contact [email protected])
Submit the following by the published semester application deadline:
  • Completed online application (No application fee is required for Dual Enrollment students)
  • Evidence that the home education program is in compliance with s. 1002.41 F.S.
  • Official SAT (code: 5233) or ACT (code: 0735) scores
  • Official home education high school transcript including all coursework (both completed and in progress) **
  • Authorization Form

** Section 1008.30 F.S. and Florida Board of Governors Regulation 6.008(1) test minimums are as follows:

PERT
Reading 106
Writing 103
Mathematics (Intermediate Algebra) 114
Mathematics (College Algebra or equivalent) 123

ACCUPLACER
Reading Comprehension 83
Sentence Skills 83
Elementary Algebra 72

SAT
Reading Test 24
Writing and Language Test 25
Math Test 24

ACT

Reading 19
English 17
Mathematics 19


Application Deadlines

Semester Deadline
Fall May 1
Spring November 1
Summer March 1


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Early Admissions Requirements

Students interested in Early Admission (full-time, degree-seeking enrollment prior to high school graduation and then continuing enrollment at UCF after high school graduation) must meet or exceed the following academic qualifications:

Florida public, nonpublic, and home educated secondary school students:

Minimum 3.8 high school GPA (as re-calculated by UCF using only academic core courses) *
Present SAT or ACT scores of at least:
  • SAT: 1330 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing + Math)
  • ACT: 28 (Composite)

What You Need to Apply for Consideration:

Verify your School District or Non-Public High School has an Early Admission Articulation Agreement with UCF. Home education students must establish an Early Admission Articulation Agreement with UCF. (for more information contact [email protected])
Submit the following by the published semester application deadline:
  • Completed online application (No application fee is required for Early Admission students)
  • Official high school transcript *
  • Official SAT (code: 5233) or ACT (code: 0735) scores
  • Authorization Form

* Home Education students must present evidence that the home education program is in compliance with s. 1002.41, F.S. They must also present a home education transcript which includes a list of all coursework (both completed and in progress) showing grades and units earned for each course.

Note:
    • Satisfying minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to UCF
    • Florida BOG Regulation 6.001 (7) authorizes universities to refuse admission to applicants due to past misconduct

Application Deadlines

Semester Deadline
Fall May 1
Spring November 1
Summer March 1