Why UCF?

UCF is an academic leader—and so much more

UCF is focused on creating academic and community leaders, but we’re also a leader in research—from vaccines to lasers to green solutions for environmental problems.

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UCF students thrive

Students excel personally, academically and professionally through the guidance of our dedicated faculty members, and UCF’s diverse community of fellow students and scholars.

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Student Life

You don’t have to leave the Orlando campus to sing along at a concert, watch the Knights score a touchdown, or participate in any of our 650+ clubs and organizations. Check out our Student Life page to get started.

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UCF is modern

Whether it’s the state-of-the-art buildings with technology-based classrooms or beautiful woodlands and lakes that make up the main campus, UCF’s modern campus is designed for study, recreation and living.

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Go Knights!

UCF has pride. From our exemplary entering freshman class, to our graduated scholars and national recognition—everyone who attends UCF is a Knight for life.

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UCF At a Glance

  • One of the largest universities in the nation
  • A “Most Innovative” and a “Top Tier National University” by U.S. News & World Report
  • 2nd-highest number of National Merit Scholars in the state of Florida
  • A “Best Value” by Kiplinger, The Princeton Review and USA Today
  • Recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for community serviceCarnegie Foundation - Elective Community Engagement Classification

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