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Orlando, FL
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36,775
Tuition (in-state)
$22,345 ($6,247)
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Average
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4 College Freshman

Athletics: I love UCF and am always spirited. We might not have the greatest of athletic teams but its enjoyable to attend and be apart of the UCF community.

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: The Greek Truth. Greek life is infamous for their parties and maybe even the "automatic group of friends." I personally don't find it all that exciting. I am a non-greek and everyone on campus gets along fine. They always have their stereotypes such as the tri-delts being referred to as the "slut house" when in reality it might not even be true. Greeks can live in their house or in a dorm. whatever they please.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Greek Is Great, but You're Not Dead If You're Not Greek. Greek life here at UCF is great and thriving. They ALWAYS have something going on and they are always being active in the school community. But to be an active student at UCF, you don't necessarily have to be in greek to have a good time. We are really close to downtown orlando where anyone and everyone can party. So yes, the greek life is awesome, but no, you don't have to be greek to have a great party life.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Don't Have to Go Far – Right down University blvd there are plenty of options from late night fast food to traditional chain and local college joints. You will never get bored with the options.

3 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Lack of Tailgaiting Fun – For the most part things are lenient but rules are very strict for tailgating for football games because of a couple of issues in the past.

3 College Junior

Academics: Fun but Challenging – Being a biomedical science major at UCF is tough, there are a lot of people trying to do the same thing as you. For example, research at UCF is difficult to get into because there aren't enough research programs to support the number of students who need to do research. Other than that there are many other clubs and organizations one can join to get help with regards to job opportunities.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: It Is Amazing. I'm so happy I chose a school with such a large population. Coming from a highschool where everyone knows everyone and everyone is in your business to a hugely populated school was the best move ever. People are so nice and friendly and the campus is BEAUTIFUL. The reflection pond is by far my study spot, you can bring a blanket and study by the pond and it is gorgeous out. I also like the starbucks on campus; everyone needs that caffeine come exame time! There are also lots of parties and lot of clubs nearby in downtown but there are also lots of study and tutoring centers as well. At UCF you are able to mold into the person you chose to be.

4 College Senior

Nightlife: They Are Tearing Down Our Best College Bars – Orlando provides all sorts of activities to do for 'knight' life. We have a plaza across the street that is unfortunately being torn down due to new apartments. However, once you reach a certain age those bars are gross and boring. Try heading downtown to get a mix of different crowds but remember you need to be 21 to go downtown. They are very strict with id's.

5 College Senior

Facilities: Green Campus – We are extremely progressive and noted around the country as being very green. Visit the arboretum if you like to pick your own vegetables and fruits. Each year we add something to our campus to lower energy cost and save the environment.

3 College Junior

Academics: Bad Balance of Workload – The professors at UCF are great during office hours and always willing to help. Despite the fact that some professors are very helpful, their tests are just as ambiguous. It is difficult to take those tests during the time period given especially when the answers are all similar and it is near impossible to cancel choices out. Overall the courses are well designed and are aimed at helping students learn, but when the time for tests come the students cant display that knowledge when the test questions are so ambiguous.

5 College Senior

Facilities: I could never say anything bad about our gorgeous campus. We have one of the best gyms, football stadiums and all around great appeal when living here. I wish all of Orlando was like UCF.

3 College Junior

Weather: Always Bring a Sweater – Even if the classes are not cold you will need it if you get wet.

5 College Senior

Facilities: The facilities at UCF are amazing. From the gym to the leisure pool to the library, UCF's "benefits" are superb. The gym has a rock climbing wall, the leisure pool has a beach entry and the library comes with 4 floors of computers and quiet places to study.

3 College Senior

Academics: Overall Great Program – Everyone is going to have their flaws when it comes to their campus but I wouldn't change the experience that I was able to generate from UCF. Even if you have a garbage teacher there is always a means of getting around it and learning the material from someone who cares to teach you.

4 College Junior

Academics: Teachers Have Job Fairs – Teachers have guest speakers that you can network with so you can get a better job.

3 College Junior

Nightlife: Crowd Too Young – All the clubs let people under 18 in and they are allowed to drink. It's annoying to see 13 year olds drunk.

3 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Aesthetic People. The people at UCF are really pretty. I mean not Miami Dade pretty, but really pretty. Most of the girls are in greek life, same with all the hot boys. Greek is really big here. The best place to find someone super cute is in a club!

3 College Senior

Academics: We Need to Hire Better Professors. I am not sure if it is the same all around the country but it seems at UCF in the engineering department there is a huge inconsistency with professors. There needs to be some sort of standards that all professors need to follow or closer regulation of what a professor should and should not do. For example, some teachers are great at presenting material and giving fair test within the allotted time, others are great at presenting material but when it comes to tests, they are absolutely horrible and a majority of the class fails and the professor must curve to save their butt. Why don't teachers aim to pass people or at least provide a fair chance? Why give homework that isn't on the test? Why not provide similar examples during class that will be on the test? Example homework problem (2+2=4) pretty easy right. Example test problem (please donate one arm to get an A). NOT FAIR!

3 College Junior

Academics: Want You to Succeed – Teachers usually want you to succeed especially in the upper level classes.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: you can live any where on campus that you like the prices just varies and you have to be responsible and have enough money to pay for you dorm you choose

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: They always have funand interesting events to go to and shows also they have their own living greek homes thats very nice

4 College Freshman

Nightlife: House Parties Over Clubs – Most clubs you have to be 18 years old but most people go to house parties because its free and you have more fun in that home environment meeting more people than in a big club.

5 College Junior

Transportation: Shuttle Service Is Spectacular – No matter where you are, when you are there, or where you want to go, the UCF Shuttles are there. They can drive you from one side of campus to another, from your friend's apartment to the Student Union, or from your apartment to the Neighborhood Walmart. They run from 7am to 10pm so you never have to worry about walking home late at night. They even have Knight Lynx, which is totally free and drives you to all the night clubs in Downtown Orlando. Best transportation system I have ever seen, hands down!

4 College Senior

Transportation: Buses Is the Way to Go – If you don't have a vehicle buses are the way to go! They have many different routes and pick up stations. Their fees will beat gas prices and the time it takes to park your vehicle.

The bad part about buses, is they have set times of pick up and drop off therefore you must be at the right place at the right time. They sometimes have other stops before your destination. And they can get full at times.

5 College Senior

Majors: Major is great it helps me with my caeer goals for the future especially in the health care feild it gives me diversity and my goal is to find a job in the health field and this degree is helping me do so.

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UCF is growing by leaps and bounds. The students love to hang out, and they all know how to have a good time. There’s so much to do and there’s something for everyone. Do you really need any more reasons to go to college in Florida?

Orlando is an exciting city with tons of attractions and activities available to all. In many ways, going to school at UCF resembles a four-year vacation (Disney on Sunday, classes on Monday!). Downtown Orlando on a Friday night can, at times, seem like Mardi Gras, and City Walk on a Saturday night isn’t to be missed. Also, Floridians are welcoming and friendly and most students at UCF make friends quickly and easily. Friendly faces and sunny skies, what more could a college student ask for? The stellar academics, up-and-coming sports teams, and state-of-the-art facilities are reason enough to spend the next four years of your life at UCF; the city of Orlando is just one big fringe benefit. Come join us!

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