Skip to main content

UCF is focused on creating academic and community leaders, so we welcome all types of students. You don’t need to fit within the conventional admission categories to apply. See how you can take classes without working towards a degree at UCF or how you can earn your second bachelor’s.

Transient

An undergraduate student attending another regionally accredited institution (other than a Florida public institution; please see note below) who desires to enroll for one term at UCF may be considered for admission as a transient student. Such enrollment terminates at the end of one term and does not presuppose regular admission to the university. A transient student must:

  • Submit the Application for Undergraduate Admission by the appropriate application deadline
  • Submit an official transcript from the last school attended
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA from the last school attended

Transient students are not eligible to receive financial aid. Registration is permitted on a space-available basis, and meeting minimum GPA requirements does not guarantee admission.

NOTE:

Transient applicants whose last school of attendance is a Florida public community college, state college or university must apply through Florida Virtual Campus.

Apply as a Transient Student
male ucf student in glasses and a black and grey striped polo, smiling at someone to the left of camera

Non-degree Seeking

An undergraduate student who wishes to attend UCF, is not working toward a degree and has not already earned a bachelor’s degree, must apply to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a non-degree seeking student. Non-degree seeking applicants must follow the same application procedure and must meet the same admission requirements as transfer applicants.

female ucf student smiling while talking to a male student off camera to hte left
Non-degree seeking students are not eligible to receive financial aid.┬áRegistration is permitted on a space-available basis, and meeting minimum GPA requirements does not guarantee admission. Non-degree seeking applicants that have already completed a bachelor’s degree need to contact┬áthe College of Graduate Studies.

NOTE:

  • Your application as a non-degree seeking student will not be reviewed until official SAT or ACT score reports, if applicable, all official high school or college transcripts, and all official AICE, AP, CLEP and IB score reports (if applicable) have been received.
  • 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.
Apply as a Non-Degree Seeking Student

Second Bachelor’s Degree

Graduates from other regionally accredited four-year U.S. institutions who apply for admission to work toward a second bachelor’s degree must meet the regular requirements of the university, as defined in the Undergraduate Degree Requirements. Students must meet all transfer GPA requirements. A baccalaureate degree or higher from another regionally accredited four-year U.S. institution satisfies the General Education Program (GEP) requirements and also provides exemption from the foreign language requirements for admission and graduation.

NOTE:

A baccalaureate degree or higher from a non-U.S. institution will not automatically satisfy the GEP requirements. If a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited four-year U.S. institution includes credit from a non-regionally accredited institution, the credit from the non-regionally accredited institution may not be included as transfer credit. This would result in the transfer of less than the total number of credit hours awarded within the baccalaureate degree.

male student wearing ucf shirt working in a lab