Location
Orlando, FL
Undergrads
36,775
Tuition (in-state)
$22,345 ($6,247)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 14239 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: Food and Dining on Campus – There are two dining halls, however the food never seems to keep me full; it seems to be empty calories. They have healthy and unhealthy eating choices. In the union, there are also a plethora of places to eat that is either healthy or unhealthy to suit everyones fancy.

4 College Junior

Majors: Elementary Educatiopn – I love my major and all the classes I have to take. They all allow you to go into the schools and really get involved. They prepare you for all types of situations. I am planning on getting a job at a school near campus once I have graduated. UCF's Education degree is held in high respect and many UCF students will get jobs in the schools where they intern.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: School Spirit – UCF is unique in all areas just research the school. I love spirit splash because this is the only time you will see thousands of people running into a big fountain and partying for a pep rally.

4 College Sophomore

Nightlife: Lots of drinking, if no drinking just crazy fun with friends. If you have problems that night, you can catch a ride with the great protection service we have on campus and etc. Night Life is great many clubs in Orlando and some across from the school. Some people can get crazy though. House parties are the best and are really packed.

5 College Sophomore

Computers: Fast and reliable all over campus. Free printing in some areas and you can rent out laptops while in the library soon ipads.

5 College Junior

Facilities: Recreation and Wellness – The gym at UCF is very modern and exciting. It is very welcoming and makes students want to exercise. They also offer many different classes to take part in.

4 College Freshman

Facilities: It Is Very Clean – UCF is more of a modern school. It is very neat, clean, and up to date

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Pretty Average – There are some attractive guys. There are a lot of pretty girls

5 College Freshman

Facilities: Love the Gym – I love the gym. It is so nice, it is very big and the classes are really good. It is also open very late which is convenient. Allknightstudy is a new place which is nice to go study at

3 College Senior

Majors: The best majors at UCF are computer science, engineering and business studies.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Quite Cheap – If one looks at craigslist for room mates near UCF one can easily get it under 500 dollar for utilities included. The room mates are cool too. Off campus housing is not a problem at UCF. With UCF being one of the largest universities student wise, the situation is understandable.

5 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Disney World – The weather of Florida is the best. Its mostly sunny. It never gets cold or very hot. Almost all the time it is pleasant. In addition to that Orlando has become the World Tourist Spot after the harry potter ride in Universal Studios. Theme parks are advantage to Orlando.

4 College Senior

Nightlife: Local Versus Downtown – UCF has a very active nightlife. Students between the ages of 18 to 22 usually stay local while those about 22 years old tend to go downtown.

5 College Senior

Athletics: Big East – UCF just accepted its invitation to the Big East. Athletics is very important here. In fact, 54 percent of student fees are given to the athletic department.

4 College Senior

Diversity: Diverse, but Less So When Talking About Religion – There are a lot of Jewish students at UCF. It may be my group of friends, but I have noticed many more Jewish students than Roman Catholic or any other religion.

4 College Senior

Facilities: I haven't been to many other schools but this one has been way more helpful that FSU or TCC. Some of the professors and Advisors are very giving with thier time.

3 College Senior

Weather: Compared to living in Tallahassee it is not so bad, due to not have as many hills and deep ditches to fall into when it rains.

3 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: The saftey is okay. I have heard about a few robberies and shootings recently but it's not as bad as what I hear out side of campus.

2 College Junior

Scholarships: Stay on Top of It – I had a lot of issues when I first transferred to UCF when it came to financial aid. It took a very long time to contact someone and when I did, they had no idea what they were talking about. Finally, I was able to find someone who actually knew the system and could help me. Be sure not to wait until the last minute to make sure everything is ok.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I have had a great experience at this school. Mostly, this is due to the quality of the professors. Though the classes are large, you can tell that they really care. There is also a lot of school spirit. The only negative is that it can be difficult to get appointments with your major advisor or financial advisor. It can literally take weeks before there is an opening to speak to one of them.

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Disney Town – UCF is located in Orlando, FL. There are not a lot of things to do for locals besides bars/clubs but, there is Disneyworld, Universal Studios, Seaworld, and alot of other touristy places to go. There's also some of the best shopping.

5 College Junior

Scholarships: Smooth Sailing – I haven't had any problems with financial aid. They have always been very helpful in answering all my questions.

4 College Junior

Computers: Free Printing Labs Not Busy Early in the Morning – The free printing lab are not to busy in the morning right about they open throughout the week. You can print up to 20 pages double sided every day. This is a huge savings on not only ink, but paper too.

College Junior

Scholarships: They Will Work With You. No one should expect hand-outs. That being said, the staff I came in contact with worked to give me the most aid available based off my success.

College Junior

Health & Safety: I've never seen nor experienced any feelings of danger while on campus.

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Nathalie Desdunes
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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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