Location
Orlando, FL
Undergrads
36,775
Tuition (in-state)
$22,345 ($6,247)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Junior

Campus Dining: A multitude of dining options at UCF, if you dont have a car to go off campus you dont really need it as UCF has anyting from Pizza, to subways, to chick-fil-a to the marketplace that have countless varities on the menu, to pubs like wackadoo and the ever required starbucks! whatever you like aUCF has an option for you.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Off canpus housing provided by UCF is good becasue it is all inclusive, all the students are UCF students and you make and meet friends easier. Off campus housing not provided by UCF has its complications as you are on your own when issues and problems arise and some are not easily fixable and since it is not governed by the school it can become problematic and the school is unable to get involved as it is not their property.

4 College Junior

Transportation: Transportation Services provides a shuttle system called the Black & Gold Line. This on campus only shuttle system has two routes and makes various stops at 8 strategic and convenient locations.There are 11 regular, fixed shuttle routes between the UCF campus and the following 18 off-campus apartment complexes and Central Florida Research Park. This is all included in your tuition.

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Canpus Strictness – UCF has a zero tolerance campus which i think is very good, and that means no alcohol and no drugs on campus therefore al students are required to take and alchoal and drug online seminar as incoming freshman. In addition also any harmful Behavior such as physical violence towards another person or group, Harassment, Bullying, Verbal or written abuse, threats, intimidation, Failure to respect the privacy of other individuals. Any and all Sexual Misconduct are prohibited and will involve campus police and decipline board.

4 College Junior

Majors: Legal Studies – There is no requirements for admission into the legal studies program. some of the reqiremetns once in the program is 33 hours of PLA coursework must be taken at UCF. 2.0 in all PLA work at UCF. Two years of one foreign language requirement. All core requirements must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0)to satisfy the major. Capstone must be completed with a minimum grade of
“C” (2.0) to satisfy the major.

4 College Junior

Majors: Happy With Career Goals – I am happy with my program so far the professors are well verse in their field and are always available to assist with questions concerning what area or field would best suite your aptitude. My goal is to go to law school and persue contract law. A first I thought litigation would be my preference but after completing a few of my law courses I find that contract law best suits my talents. The faculty at UCF helped me narrow my focus even before applying for law school. I am not worried about finding a job in my fields as I beleive there a limitless possibilities for me in my chosen profession.

4 College Junior

Majors: I have always been interested in becoming a lawyer so I was excited to start the legal studies program at UCF allows the undergrad to investigate many questions essential to an understanding of the legal system and the role of an attorney. The best aspect is all the faculty members have law degrees and have experience praticing law. Students need to complete two years of Foreign Language Admissions Requirementege course work) have the option of pursuing either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science As part of the legal studies undergraduate program of study, students will be required to take classes in such subjects as: Law and the Legal System, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Civil Practice and Procedure, Property and Real Estate Law and Capstone. Also, in Legal Studies, students may earn specialization certificates within the general program of study. The career opportunities for graduates in legal studies are unlimited. Graduates can become paralegals, administrators, program directors or elected officials, or they may go on to law school to become an attorney.

4 College Senior

Transportation: Shuttle Rocks – If you live near campus especially in the neighboring apartment complexes, UCF provides a shuttle service that is the best way to get to and from campus. Parking can be a nightmare at UCF so I recommend riding the shuttle whenever possible

2 College Senior

Campus Strictness: Pretty Harsh – Violations for drinking are not as severe as punishments for drug use. We have a 3 strike rule but depending on the severity they may kick you off campus right away. As long as you act respectful and don't make a fool out of yourself you should be alright. I have had A LOT of fun at UCF and I have yet to get in trouble

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Not Too Shabby – Apartments are all over the place around UCF. They vary greatly in price and in quality. Also the local housing market is good for renting. I rent a house right behind the UCF campus for 1400 a month.

3 College Senior

Computers: The computer labs are easy to use and there are computers available as long as you dont visit during peak hours. During the summer it's amazing, there is no one ever hear so they are virtually empty

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4 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Orlando has plenty to offer. You can go to various amusement parks such as Disney or Universal Studios. Also there is International Drive and City Walk. There are spring around Orlando that you can go to for swimming or camping. Also Orlando is about 30-45 minutes from Cocoa and Daytona Beach

3 College Junior

Parking: This is my first semester at UCF and so far my experience with parking has been okay. Other than the price of the decal, which is ridiculously expensive, the experience has been fine. I always get to class early, and I have been able to find a parking spot every time without having to circle the lot/garage.

5 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: City Within a City – There are so many things going on around school that you don't have to travel far to get to a good restaurant, bookstore, coffee shop, or entertainment. Everything is within walking distance from the campus that it is like its own city within the city.

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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Very Diverse – This is a huge campus. There are people from all over the country going to school here. Therefore, there is a mix of guys and girls!! You will be sure to find someone that you can become friends with here.

3 College Senior

Campus Dining: Its Okay – I would say it gets boring because you will eat the same thing over and over

1 College Senior

Parking: you will never get a parking space and you have to pay 100 dollars a year to get horrible parking life

4 College Senior

Nightlife: Out of Control – All the clubs close to UCF are for 18 and older which makes it hard to party because they are so out of control

5 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Everywhere you go their are beautiful people. Even the old people are beautiful no matter what anyone says.

5 College Junior

Weather: The sun is always beaming here in Florida, but at night is when everyone comes out from there dorms to fill the nice, cool, wind.

5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: University is a street and within this street is everything. We have high class restaurants like Houlihan's, Chipotle to quick fast food restaurants like McDonalds and Steak and Shake. Affordability is their middle name. And the distance of these restaurants is with a ten mile radius.

3 Recent Alumnus

Academics: Incredibly Smart Professors, Not the Greatest Teachers – I was in awe of the amount of research conducted by UCF staff. They are extremely skilled in their fields and have lot's of knowledge to give, however I had several professors who weren't skilled at teaching. Majority of the professors were fantastic, knew the material, knew the technology, and were professional. I wouldn't let a few bad apples scare anyone away from UCF, but just be prepared.

4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: Lots of Variety – There are tons of different options for meals around campus. Del taco is a great cheap, 24 hour option. Chipotle and Pita Pit are two of my favorite casual dining options. If you enjoy ethnic foods, Azteca de Oro has excellent Mexican food, and a decent happy hour, and Anmol Indian Cuisine is right across the street and has the best local Indian food.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: So Many Fantastic Options! Even though UCF has a lot of great food options on campus, there are also many fantastic off campus options that are not hard to get to. UCF offers Knightlynx, which is a free bus service to UCF students that goes off campus on Friday and Saturday nights so that students without a vehicle can go eat off campus and do any shopping, which is a service I think every student should take advantage of.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Don't Mess Around Here! UCF is extremely hard on those who are breaking campus policy, and I love that. Whether it is cheating, underage drinking, or drug use, UCF has a zero-tolerance policy towards these actions, which help keep the campus more in line. This helps for students to feel safe, just as I feel.

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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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