University of Central Florida
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1963
Address: 4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Introduction

The University of Central Florida is a public research university based in Orlando, Florida. Founded in 1963, UCF and its 13 colleges offer more than 220 degree programs from the university’s main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, health sciences campus, online and through multiple regional locations. Enrollment reached 69,500 in Fall 2019, and the number of degrees conferred continues to exceed 16,000 each year. UCF is a model for providing access to higher education in the 21st century and is an academic, partnership and research leader in numerous fields, including hospitality, optics and lasers, modeling and simulation, engineering and computer science, and video game design. According to U.S. News & World Report, UCF ranks among the nation’s 20 most innovative universities. UCF is also ranked as a best-value university by Kiplinger, as well as one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes. Learn more at ucf.edu.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
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2017
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2018
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2019
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2020
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2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Hospitality & Tourism Management
2
Transportation Science & Technology
33
Public Administration
51-75
Law
76-100
Management
76-100
Mechanical Engineering
101-150
Civil Engineering
101-150
Energy Science & Engineering
101-150
Key Statistics
54515
Total Enrollment
1856(3.4%)
International Students
49747
Undergraduate Enrollment
972(2.0%)
International Students
4768
Graduate Enrollment
884(18.5%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting BSBA
Advertising/Public Relations BA
Aerospace Engineering BSAE
Anthropology BA
Architecture BDes
Art - Emerging Media Track BFA
Art - History Track BA
Art - Studio Art Track BFA
Art - Studio Track BA
Art - Visual Arts and Emerging Media Management Track BA
Art Education BS
Athletic Training BS
Biology - Preprofessional Concentration BS
Biology BS
Biomedical Sciences BS
Biomedical Sciences Preprofessional Concentration BS
Biotechnology BS
Business Administration BABA
Chemistry - Biochemistry Track BS
Chemistry BS
Civil Engineering BSCE
Communication Sciences and Disorders BA/BS
Computer Engineering BSPE
Computer Science BS
Construction Engineering BSConE
Criminal Justice BA/BS
Digital Media BA
Early Childhood Development and Education Track 1: Pre-Kindergarten - Primary (PK-3) BS
Early Childhood Development and Education Track 2: Early Childhood Development BS
Economics BA
Economics, Business BSBA
Electrical Engineering BSEE
Elementary Education BS
English - Creative Writing BA
English - Literature BA
English - Technical Communication BA
English Language Arts Education BS
Environmental Engineering BSEnvE
Event Management BS
Exceptional Student Education BS
Film - Cinema Studies Track BA
Film BFA
Finance BSBA
Foreign Language Education - French BS
Foreign Language Education - Spanish BS
Forensic Science - Analysis Track BS
Forensic Science - Biochemistry Track BS
French BA
General Business BSBA
Health Informatics and Information Management BS
Health Sciences - Pre-Clinical Track BS
Health Services Administration BS
History BA
Hospitality Management BS
Humanities - Philosophy, Religion and Popular Culture Track BA
Humanities BA
Industrial Engineering BSIE
Information Technology BS
Interdisciplinary Studies - Environmental Studies Track BS
Interdisciplinary Studies - Women’s Studies Track BA
Interdisciplinary Studies BA/BS
International and Global Studies BA
Interpersonal/Organizational Communication BA
Journalism BA
Latin American Studies BA
Legal Studies BA/BS
Management BSBA
Marketing BSBA
Mathematics - Applied Track BS
Mathematics - Computational Track BS
Mathematics - Engineering/Physics Track BS
Mathematics - Mathematical Economics Track BS
Mathematics - Pure Track BS
Mathematics Education BS
Mechanical Engineering BSME
Medical Laboratory Sciences BS
Modern Language Combination BA
Music - Jazz Studies Track BM
Music - Music Composition Track BM
Music - Music Performance Track BM
Music BA
Music Education BME
Nursing - RN to BSN Program
Nursing - SCC/UCF ASN to BSN enrollment option
Nursing BSN
Philosophy BA
Photography BS
Physics BS
Political Science - Prelaw Track BA
Political Science BA
Psychology BS
Public Administration BA/BS
Radio - Television BA
Real Estate BSBA
Religious Studies BA
Restaurant and Food Service Management BS
Science Education - Biology BS
Science Education - Chemistry BS
Science Education - Physics BS
Social Science Education BS
Social Sciences BS
Social Work BSW
Sociology BA
Spanish BA
Sports and Exercise Science BS
Statistics BS
Technical Education and Industry Training BS
Theatre - Musical Theatre Track BFA
Theatre BFA
Theatre Studies BA
Graduate Programs
1-Year MBA Foundations
Accelerated Graduate Program in History
Accounting
Accounting MSA
Acting MFA
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
Aerospace Engineering MSAE
Aging Studies Certificate
American and Comparative Politics
Anthropology MA
Applied Conservation Biology
Applied Exercise Physiology
Applied Experimental and Human Factors Psychology PhD
Applied Learning and Instruction MA
Applied Mathematics Certificate
Applied Operations Research Certificate
Art Education
Art Education
Art Education MEd
Biology MS
Biomedical Sciences MS
Biomedical Sciences PhD
Biotechnology MS
Business Administration MBA
Business Administration PhD
CAD/CAM Technology Certificate
Career and Technical Education MA
Chemistry MS
Chemistry PhD
Child Language Disorders Certificate
Children's Services Certificate
Civil Engineering MS
Civil Engineering MSCE
Civil Engineering PhD
Clinical Nurse Leader
Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Psychology - Daytona Cohort
Clinical Psychology MA
Clinical Psychology PhD
Cognitive Sciences Certificate
Communication MA
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication Sciences and Disorders Consortium
Communication Sciences and Disorders MA
Computer Engineering MSCpE
Computer Engineering PhD
Computer Forensics Certificate
Computer Science MS
Computer Science PhD
Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering
Conservation Biology - Professional Science Masters
Conservation Biology Certificate
Conservation Biology PhD
Construction Engineering Certificate
Corrections Leadership Certificate
Counselor Education
Counselor Education MA
Counselor Education MEd
Creative Writing MFA
Crime Analysis Certificate
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice MS
Curriculum and Instruction MA
Curriculum Leadership
Data Mining
Design for Usability Certificate
Digital Forensics MS
Digital Media
Digital Media MA
Domestic Violence
e-Learning
Early Childhood Development and Education MS
Ecology and Organismal Biology
Economics MS
Economics PhD
Education EdD
Education EdS
Education PhD
Education Undecided or Certification Educational Leadership EdD
Educational Leadership EdS
Educational Leadership MA
Educational Leadership MEd
Educational Technology
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering MSEE
Electrical Engineering PhD
Electronic Circuits Certificate
Elementary Education
Elementary Education MA
Elementary Education MEd
Emergency Management and Homeland Security Certificate
Emerging Media MFA
Engineering and Computer Science Continued
Engineering Management
Engineering Management MSEM, Professional Science Master's
English Language Arts Education
English Language Arts Education MEd
English Language Arts Education with ESOL Endorsement
English MA
English MA, Rhetoric and Composition
Entrepreneurial Digital Cinema
Entrepreneurship Certificate
Environmental Engineering MS
Environmental Engineering MSEnvE
Environmental Engineering PhD
Environmental Engineering Sciences
Environmental Politics
Ethics Certificate, Theoretical and Applied Film MFA
Exceptional Education
Exceptional Student Education K-12/ESOL Endorsement MA
Exceptional Student Education MEd
Executive Health Services Administration
Exercise Physiology
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Finance
Forensic Analysis
Forensic Biochemistry
Forensic Science MS
Gender Studies Certificate
Gifted Education
Gifted Education Certificate
Global, International and Comparative Education
Global, International and Comparative Education Certificate
Governance and Policy Research
Health and Wellness Certificate
Health Care Informatics Certificate
Health Care Informatics MS, Professional Science Masters Program
Health Sciences MS
Health Services Administration
Health Services Management and Research
Higher Education
Higher Education
Higher Education/Community College Education
Higher Education/Student Personnel
History MA
Hospitality and Tourism Management MS
Hospitality Education
Hospitality Management Certificate - International Cohort
Human Resources/Change Management
Human Systems Engineering/Ergonomics
Industrial and Organizational Psychology MS
Industrial and Organizational Psychology PhD
Industrial Engineering MS
Industrial Engineering MSIE
Industrial Engineering PhD
Industrial Mathematics
Initial Teacher Professional Preparation Certificate
Instructional Design and Technology MA
Instructional Design for Simulations Certificate
Instructional Systems
Instructional Technology
Instructional/Educational Technology Certificate
Interactive Entertainment MS
Interactive Simulation and Training Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies MA
Interdisciplinary Studies MS
International
International Studies
Interpersonal Communication
Juvenile Justice Leadership Certificate
K-8 Mathematics and Science Education Certificate
K-8 Mathematics and Science Education MEd
Leadership and Management
Literary, Cultural, and Textual Studies
Lockstep MBA Foundations
Management
Management MS
Marketing
Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate
Marriage and Family Therapy MA
Mass Communication
Materials Science and Engineering MSMSE
Materials Science and Engineering PhD
Mathematical Science MS
Mathematics Certificate
Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education MEd
Mathematics PhD
Maya Studies Certificate
Mechanical Engineering MSME
Mechanical Engineering PhD
Mechanical Systems
Medical Speech-Language Pathology Certificate
Mental Health Counseling
Middle School Mathematics Education
Middle School Science Education
Miniature Engineering Systems
Modeling and Simulation MS
Modeling and Simulation PhD
Music MA
Nonprofit Management Certificate
Nonprofit Management MNM
Nonprofit Management MNM Dual Degree
Nurse Educator
Nursing Education Certificate
Nursing MSN
Nursing Nondegree
Nursing PhD
Nursing Practice DNP
Optics MS
Optics PhD
Out of State Cohort
Out of State Cohort
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Physical Therapy DPT
Physics MS
Physics PhD
Planetary Sciences
Planetary Sciences
Play Therapy Certificate
Police Leadership Certificate
Political Science MA
Pre-Kindergarten Handicapped Endorsement Certificate
Previous Leadership PK-12 Certification
Professional Engineering Management
Professional Science Master's
Professional Science Master's
Professional Writing Certificate
Project Engineering Certificate
Public Administration
Public Administration Certificate
Public Administration MPA
Public Administration MPA Dual Degree
Public Administration MPA Dual Degree
Public Affairs PhD
Public Affairs PhD Dual Degree
Public History
Quality Assurance Certificate
Quality Systems Engineering
Reading Education
Reading Education Certificate
Reading Education MEd
Real Estate MS
Research
Research Administration MRA
SAS Data Mining Certificate
School Counseling
School Counseling
School Counseling
School Psychology EdS
Science Education
Science Education
Science Education MEd
Science Education-Biology
Science Education-Chemistry
Science Education-Physics
Severe or Profound Disabilities Certificate
Social Science Education
Social Science Education
Social Science Education
Social Science Education Certificate
Social Science Education MEd
Social Work
Social Work Administration Certificate
Social Work MSW
Sociology MA, Applied
Sociology PhD
Space Systems Design and Engineering
Spanish MA
Special Education Certificate
Sport and Exercise Science MS
Sport Business Management MSBM
Sport Leadership and Coaching
Sports Leadership Certificate
Statistical Computing MS
Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
Structural Engineering Certificate
Studio Art and the Computer
Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering Certificate
Systems Operations and Modeling
Systems Simulation for Engineers Certificate
Taxation MST
Teacher Education MAT
Teacher Leadership MEd
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages MA
Technical Communication
Technology Ventures Certificate
Texts and Technology PhD
Theatre for Young Audiences MFA
Theatre MA
Theatre MFA
Thermofluid Aerodynamic Systems Design and Engineering
Thermofluids
Training Simulation Certificate
Transportation Engineering Certificate
Transportation Systems Engineering
Urban and Regional Planning Certificate
Urban and Regional Planning MS
Urban Education
Urban Education Certificate
Visual Language and Interactive Media
Water Resources Engineering