Drug Safety

Orlando, FL
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$22,345 ($6,247)
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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Mostly, the students are safe, but there is definitely pressure to drink.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: no one makes you do anything really

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2 College Student

Drug Safety: The drug scene at my school is pretty noticeable you can easily tell who does drugs and who doesn't. Most of the time kids are falling into peer pressure due to others saying its okay, it won't affect you.

5 College Junior

Drug Safety: UCF encourages students to do things the "Knight Way" by being responsible when in those type of environments. There are strict policies and enforcement that comes along with being enrolled at the second largest University in the nation.

3 College Student

Drug Safety: It is sad, as a college student, that I have to deal with issues such as this. I am trying to attain an education and am bombarded with drugs, alcohol and sex.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 554th
    Most Social Drinkers
  • 586th
    Most Drug-Free Campuses
  • 603rd
    Least Peer-Pressured Students
  • 779th
    Best Schools for Non-Drinkers
  • 919th
    Least Underage Drinkers

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Nathalie Desdunes
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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UCF students study hard and play hard. However, the drug scene on campus doesn't compare to the one around campus and in Orlando. Marijuana is used by many students. Pills, such as Adderall, are also popular among students to assist them in concentration while studying.

The school offers many counseling and educational programs about both drugs and alcohol. The Counseling Center can give advice and support if you're having a problem with drugs. REACH Peer Education has brochures and pamphlets on any drug you could possibly want to learn about. UCF provides a wealth of knowledge and advice on drugs and alcohol, giving its students the best information to make intelligent and proper decisions.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
Alcohol-Related Arrests
Drug-Related Referrals
Drug-Related Arrests
Most Popular Drugs
  • Cocaine
  • Darvocets
  • Ecstasy
  • Marijuana
  • Oxycontin
  • Vicodin
  • Xanax
Drug Counseling Programs
The Alcohol and Other Drug Programming Office
Health Center, Orange Pod
(407) 823-0879
Support, counseling, assessment, evaluation, and referral services to UCF students who have issues with alcohol and other drug use, misuse, abuse, or addiction. Check out www.aod.sdes.ucf.edu for more information
Drug Counseling Programs
Center for Drug Free Living
(407) 245-0014
Drug Counseling Programs
Narcotics Anonymous
(407) 425-5157

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 700 responses

  • 40% Alcohol
  • 30% Marijuana
  • 15% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 6% None
  • 2% Ecstasy
  • 2% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 2% Steroids
  • 1% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 1% Cocaine
  • 1% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Heroin

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 700 responses

  • 1% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 8% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 26% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 48% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 16% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 700 responses

  • 9% Very noticeable. Most students take part.
  • 30% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 28% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 24% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 9% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 700 responses

  • 12% Practically unlimited.
  • 41% Somewhat abundant.
  • 32% Somewhat limited.
  • 15% Very limited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 700 responses

  • 1% If you don't partake, you're left out.
  • 9% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 38% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 52% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
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