Prospective Students

Student in front of Burnett Honors College

Being at UCF puts you in the midst of a modern, energetic and diverse environment, where you can explore your passions. Our warm, sunny location, internship opportunities and extraordinary academics are just a few reasons why more than 66,000 students are enrolled at UCF.

To learn more about admission requirements, follow the links below:

  • Freshman (FTIC) – This also includes students applying with any dual enrollment credit during high school, even those concurrently earning an AA degree and a high school diploma. Click to view the State University System Board of Governors definition of a First Time in College applicant.
  • Transfer – Degree-seeking students applying with 12 or more college semester hours earned after high school graduation.
  • International – Non-U.S. citizen degree-seeking students applying with F or J student visas and information for any student submitting academic credentials from non-U.S. institutions.
  • Transient and Non-Degree – Students applying, but not intending to earn a degree from UCF.
  • Dual Enrollment and Early Admission – Students who wish to attend UCF while still enrolled in high school.

If you are a student who has been impacted by Hurricane Maria, please visit our website for Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands educational relief efforts.

University Profile

Student Population:



67 Florida counties
50 states
154 countries

How competitive is UCF?

For freshmen, the mid-range (middle 50%) of our Fall 2018 entering class was:

  • GPA : 3.7 – 4.3
    (recalculated academic core)
  • SAT : 1270 – 1380
    (Evidence-based Reading/Writing + Math)
  • ACT : 26 – 29

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