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

Athletics: Sporting Events Are Accessible – Sporting events at the University of Central Florida are very easy and affordable to attend. Basketball being a huge event for students, because all students get in free with their student ID. For football games, you enter a lottery and win a free ticket every other game! IM sports are also free to attend and participate in!

2 College Junior

Scholarships: Financial Aid is kind of a hassle at UCF. The distribution process takes forever and there are many forms to complete. Plus those that work in the office are not the happiest of people. There are plenty of scholarships available though!

3 College Junior

Campus Dining: The dining halls on campus are decent. The food is buffet style and many different pricing options are available. It is mostly freshman who use the dining halls. The other restaurants around campus are great! We have the usual chains, Chick-Fil-A, Burger King, Sbarro, but we also have some UCF specific dining such as Salsa 2 Go and Kyoto which are amazing!

5 College Junior

Facilities: The facilities at the University of Central Florida are top notch! The gym was recently renovated and is now double the original size. It is amazing and offers so many various athletic activities. There is a lap pool, lounge pool, basketball and volleyball courts both indoors and out. The student union is impecable. Tons of restaurants and great hang out places inside, along with a free printing lab! The library is a slightly older building but is beautiful. The 24-hour study is a popular new addition to campus. Computer lab with free printing and 24-hour comfy study space is what attracts students here.

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5 College Freshman

Scholarships: Super Easy – After filling out my fafsa for the year, the money goes directly to where it needs to on its own, whether it be housing or tuition. If there's any left over, it automatically gets mailed to you, or direct deposited into your bank account. My financial aid dealings have been smooth sailing.

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4 College Freshman

Facilities: Duh..It's Orlando – Not only is the University of Central Florida located in the tourist city of Florida, but they capitalize on that. The Rosen College of Hospitality Management gives anyone the opportunity to make tourism into a career. But UCF also is very environmentally friendly, as well as having a thriving club/social scene.

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3 College Freshman

Academics: Could Be Better – The University of Central Florida is huge, and it's really easy to get lost in the mix. All of my freshman classes are large lecture halls and the professors range from completely uncaring to genuine about students' education. But the overwhelming number of people makes it hard for any part of my college education up to this point to seem personal.

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4 College Freshman

Transportation: Comuting Is Easy – UCF offers a busing system throughout the campus and to housing off campus. They offer a lot of parking for students who commute to the college.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Very Diverse Populalation – UCF has a very diverse population and is subject to every race or ethnicity in the world. The campus draws a lot of people nationwide and worldwide.

4 College Freshman

Campus Dining: The food and dinning on campus is very nice. There is a wide variety of food and most is very tasty and could be eaten at anytime. The dinning areas have a very comfortable setting for having a huge student population.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Knights and Knightettes – Both sexes are usually nice and outgoing around here. There is definitely variety seeing as UCF is the 2nd largest university in America. There are city folk, rednecks, ravers, and even wanna be gangstas all around as well as the foreign students. Definitely an amazing array of students.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Waterford Dining Experiences – Down the street from UCF there is a square called "Waterford Landing" and its filled with shops and great dining areas. Vito's is the place to go when looking for good homemade Italian food and then there's always the famous Friday's and Red Lobster around as well.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Knight Safety – I feel very safe on campus. There are lights everywhere on campus and you can see all around you even at night. There are also "Emergency Stations" that can call police to your area in 10 seconds all over campus and its guaranteed that anywhere you stand on campus at least one is visible.

5 College Freshman

Facilities: UCF is a large school that offers a lot to it's students. UCF is that "College you always see in movies." If students want to make the most of their education UCF offers countless number of opportunities, rather it's internships, free courses, or even clubs that cater to each students lifestyle. No matter what you are looking for UCF offers it or at least will offer the resources to get you where you're headed.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: Always a Way to Get Around – UCF offers many options when it comes to transportation. There are numerous shuttles and buses that take students around campus as well is off campus to affiliated spots. Weekends UCF offers transportation for students wanting to go to a shopping plaza or even a safe way to get to clubs and bars. Even if a student is living off campus and does not have a vehicle. Most apartment complexes have shuttles that run throughout the day transporting students to and from UCF campus.

5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Being that UCF is the second largest school in the Nation, there is much diversity brought to this school. At UCF you will see a bit of everything; from jocks to nerds. There are students whom keep to themselves and there are many students who are outgoing. If someone is looking for something to do there is always something going on around the area, rather you're looking for a great party or even just a good hang-out spot. UCF offers something for everyone.

2 College Junior

Transportation: Parking is decent since the school is so large. However since the school is so big it takes a while to walk to class from your parking spot.

5 College Junior

Campus Strictness: UCFs policies are pretty fair. All of the rules implemeneted are for a good cause.

College Junior

Campus Housing: On Campus – I do not personally live on campus. I live off campus in an apartment.

4 College Freshman

Weather: Humid With Random Rain – Florida means humidity and rain pretty much all the time. Classes are never cancelled for weather unless it is a hurricane. It can be a pain trying to run to or from class in the rain, but I've learned to always carry an umbrella in my back pack. I can't complain really, because it is sunny and warm almost everyday.

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: Sports Should Be More Important – When I came to college, I wanted a school that loved their varsity sports. I grew up loving sports and watching them whenever I got a chance. Our football and basketball teams are pretty good but nothing great. We are a part of Division I which makes it competitive but I wish we had a little more spirit when it comes to athletics.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Very Safe – I feel very safe on my campus. My mom worries about me walking home at night from the library but the pathways are very well lit and my dorm is very close as well. We have a safety escort service that is very helpful as well.

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4 College Freshman

Majors: I Love It – I love the University of Central Florida. I am a Psychology Major and I love being taught by professors that are very intellegent and actually know what they are talking about. There are a very cons about UCF, but dont let them over weigh the good because it is a great school.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: I'm still an undergrad, but the undergraduate program is great, all the advisers are really great in helping you figure out your schedules and what you really want your major to be.

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3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Everyone Is Friendly – There are a lot of relationships around campus and a lot of single people. I feel that it is probably 50/50. Everyone is really friendly and theres a huge diversity of people.

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Nathalie Desdunes
Hometown
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Marketing
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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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