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4 College Junior

Academics: In the Management major in the College of Business Administration I have yet to feel a real sense of community. Because all of my classes have at least a thousand students and are available video streaming I never really get to know anyone. The workload and curriculum are all an adequate amount and there is a large department that helps with internship opportunities.

3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Alcohol and Drugs – Frequent drinking in fraternities and sororities. Not much peer pressure. Alright enforcement.

3 College Sophomore

Technology: Several computer labs. Wireless access is mediocre. I like the Honors' Printing Lab.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Orlando, FL – There is a lot to do around UCF. I feel pretty safe, although there is known to be a high crime rate in Orlando.

4 College Sophomore

Parking: There's tons of parking garages near all the buildings and lots also.The only downside is the permit cost, it's pretty expensive, and more if you need one for one of the dorm lots. If you live on campus and don't need to work, then you would probably do okay with out a car, as there is tons of public transportation too.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life at UCF is pretty big, all the soroities or frats have over 200 members for the most part, but there are lots to choose from and they add more all the time. The biggest downside is the housing, it's very hard to get in to your respective houses, and really expensive. Also, not everyone has a house so be aware of that when rushing if that's important to you.

4 College Senior

Athletics: We Have a Great Football Team – UCF is really up and coming with the athletic department. Football games are a big draw.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I Feel Safe. I think that the UCF campus police are vigilant and do a good job protecting the campus.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Pretty Diverse! UCF is extremely diverse, and almost every group has thier own club. Fitting in here is really easy, and it's really nice to be able to find people that have the same intrests as you!

4 College Senior

Local Area: Tourist Town With Lots to Do. Central Florida has tons to do if you have the money and a way to get there.

3 College Freshman

Majors: I Have Never Had an Internship – I Have Never Had An Internship, but I plan on participating in one one day. I have heard great things about them.

5 College Freshman

Technology: I love the fact that it's nothing for the best for their students, including the electronics they allow us to use.

5 College Freshman

Academics: The Endless Variety – There are so many things you can do on campus, including extracurricular activities, places to eat, things to see, and places to go have fun!

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Costly Dinning – The dinning here is ok at the dinning hall it is about $8.50 for a buffet style meal but the food is not that great to be honest its probably better just to eat of campus

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Campus has a zero tolerance policy for drugs. Those who are old enough can drink, but you're just asking to get busted if you drink underage.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel pretty safe walking around at night. Although the campus is open, there are measures put in place, such as the campus police, that make me feel more secure.

3 College Senior

Scholarships: I have received both the Bright Futures Scholarship and the UCF Pegasus Scholarship. Although I supposedly got 100% bright futures, it hasn't exactly covered my entire tuition, even with the scholarship I received from the school. I would recommend to future students to apply for as many scholarships as possible.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: As a former member of the Greek system, I've seen both sides of the spectrum. Greek life is definitely growing but it's nowhere near that of other large universities. Most Greeks work at local bars and clubs downtown. Frat parties aren't as big as you might think. There is definitely an advantage to being Greek such as knowing the bartender and always having a study group for classes, but they are pretty excepting of "independents."

5 College Senior

Local Area: The University of Central Florida is known for being a large party school, however, I have had somewhat of a different experience. Although there are several local bars and downtown Orlando is only 20 minutes away, there is so much else to do here! Winter park is near Rollins college and close by. It is beautiful at night and has several shops and restaurants. Disney and Universal Studios are close and tickets are discounted for students. The Mall at Millenia is an amazing shopping experience, as are the multiple outlets nearby. There are several beaches within a half hour distance too. Campus life is just as fun as the local attractions! The school spirit is amazing as our school sports are doing so well. Our campus gym is awesome and has just been remodeled. It includes an indoor track and rock climbing wall. UCF is definitely growing into an amazing school and I would recommend it to anyone looking for lots to do!

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Wide Variety – There is a wide variety of off campus housing, some even student affiliated that are very good, however they can run a bit pricey, especially because you'll have to pay for all of the utilities.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Security Is Winning. Even though UCF is an open campus, meaning there are no gates or barriers, the university has made sure that it's students are safe- from the cameras to the constant police patrol... it is a very safe environment!

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Safety Measures – Police are present, school provides contact numbers to reach them. There are various light poles around campus equipped with buttons to press that campus police respond to immediately.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: Orlando Atmosphere-Wise! The atmosphere is very laid-back and welcoming, there are plenty of things for students to do in their free-time, seeing as every major theme park that's located in Florida is IN Orlando- that's not very hard to imagine. The shopping malls and plazas are also fantastic, and there are always plenty of events and concerts happening to keep the city alive!

5 College Senior

Scholarships: The financial aid process was very easy. I just dislike the fact that you have to be 24 in order to be considered an independent when I dont even live no where near my parents. I would suggest applying for financial aid as soon as your parents have done their taxes.

3 College Senior

Guys & Girls: Diverse and Unique – Everyone at my school is different in their own way. There are students from all over the state of Florida. The guys are nerds. The girls are really pretty and friendly.

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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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