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3 College Junior

Transportation: Some shuttles should go on after a certain time limit, after 10 pm they all close down, and they should expand where they go, like closer to super markets and such but it could be worse.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: There are many cute guys, and really fun guys depending on who you talk to and who you see.

2 College Junior

Parking: There is never enough parking, at times its a wonder that many accidents have happened at all considering students tend to be rushing out of the parking garage.

3 College Junior

Diversity: Since there are just so many students, there is a wide diversity which can be both a good and bad thing when it comes to lectures, ideals, points, etc.

4 College Junior

Academics: Very insightful plus a colorful display of professors that love to show what they know, they are willing to impart thier knowledge on students unlike other professors.

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4 College Junior

Academics: Lots of groups and clubs to join

3 College Junior

Administration: Could be worse, Could be high school all over again

4 College Senior

Athletics: I honestly don't know very much about this either but I do know that our teams are very good and we have the number one best pep rally before the big football game; the spirit splash. Everyone gets really into it and we have so much fun during the festivities.

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4 College Senior

Party Scene: Our school has a lot of events at the arena which is located on campus and they're always packed full of people and a lot of fun. Not to mention that UCF students get in free for most things and they always have big name people.

4 College Senior

Local Area: I don't live in the area, I commute so therefore I don't know very much about the area. It's in Orlando and there's quite a lot of things to do there; as far as I know there is something for everyone to do.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They have a couple of stations where you can press for an emergency and I'm sure someone will come. I don't really see the campus security around though.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Mostly white people. Very few asians, then a couple of blacks and hispanics.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Library seems kind of old. They recycle everywhere though so that is good. Nice athletic center. Many places to eat. Quite a variety.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: It has a great gym. I go there every chance I am on campus. Very big gym, multiple machines, multiple treadmills, free classes on a wide variety, free condoms and testings, multiple courts for different sports, not too crowded.

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5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Well, it is hard for me to say because I have not gotten to know many guys outside of my social group, but the guys seem pretty great. Many of them are very hospitable and kind. The guys who I hang out with specifically are amazing gentlemen, the most amazing guys I have ever met. They truly care about women and upholding the dignity and value of the ladies around them.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are lots of security measures taken. Campus police are always around if you are willing to take the time to find them. There is a campus police station on campus and a fire station and hospital as well. Robberies are very rare on campus. There is not often violence. Every now and then there will be an incident in a parking garage. In general theft is not a problem. Drinking and drug use is under control. Most of the pathways are lit at night, especially the major ones.
The only times I feel unsafe are when I have to walk around campus late at night. The escort service only runs until 1am, so if you have to walk through campus after that it can feel unsafe. I am not normally out that late on campus, but during finals week I often wrap up studying after 1am and have to walk 20 min to my dorm across campus in the dark and alone

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3 College Sophomore

Parking: There is a lot of parking on campus, but it still fills up quickly. Distance depends on if the lot closes to you class is empty or if you need to park in an alternate lot. In general you can always find somewhere to park, the question is whether it is close to where you want to be. Housing parking is a nightmare on weekdays though.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: Strictness is kind of in between. Some areas are stricter than others, and some people are more strict. Housing life tends to be pretty lenient because the RAs are not very strict. In areas outside housing though it can get pretty strict. Parking tickets are given out a lot and they are VERY serious about J-walking.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I really don't know a lot about Greek life on campus. I know we have a large Greek population and it is a pretty major part of campus, but not in such a way that everything evolves around it. So if you are not Greek, like me, it can be easy to forget that they are around.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I just started my program, but I have hear very good things about it. I am in the school of hospitality, which is one of the areas UCF is known for. Since UCF is in Orlando and so close to so many tourism industries, it is a great place to study hospitality.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: I plan to have three internships. My major requires three paid internships, which are all worth college credit as well. UCF is very good about trying to get students into successful internships.

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5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Being in a larger city like Orlando means that there is no limit to the dining options off-campus. You can basically find any kind off food right near by. There is a good mix of popular chain restaurants and more unique places. Costs very depending on the restaurant. Like I said you can find EVERYTHING. So whether you want a dollar menu item or a gourmet $60 feast you will be able to find a place near by within your price range.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There are TONS of options for off-campus housing around UCF. There are a few locations that are still UCF affiliated- I think three complexes. Then there are many apartment complexes that are non UCF affiliated. Some are still only offered to students, some are open to anyone. They come with anywhere from 1-4 bedrooms. Some come completely furnished, some are unfurnished. There are a couple that allow pets. Almost all of the complexes in the surrounding area have free shuttle buses that go to and from campus. It is not hard at all to find a place off campus. They are typically very spacious as well. In general a lot of the off campus options run cheaper than on-campus housing.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: GO KNIGHTS! I love the sports atmosphere at my school. Football is definitely what we are most enthusiastic about. Game days are crazy and exciting. The student section of the stadium is always packed completely. Fans have so much enthusiasm and there are tons of traditions. Tailgating is always fun too.

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love my school. I never thought I would like going to a state school because of the size. Now I am attending the second most populated school in the nation and I don't mind at all. It does not feel as big as it is. They do a really good job at making a huge school seem smaller. Classes are usually pretty good and fair. The campus is beautiful.There is always something to do, whether it is an event put on by the university or something going on in the surrounding area. I have an amazing group of friends who I met through one of the organizations on campus and they have made this past year at UCF the best of my life.

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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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