The University of Central Florida is a public research university located in metropolitan Orlando. According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges guide, UCF ranks among the nation’s 20 most innovative universities. UCF is also ranked as a best-value university by Kiplinger and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes. The university confers almost 17,000 degrees each year and benefits from a diverse faculty and staff who create a welcoming environment and opportunities for all students to grow, learn and succeed.
UCF offers 99 bachelor’s, 89 master’s, 34 doctoral and three specialist degree programs, and it leads all universities in Florida by conferring almost 17,000 degrees a year. In Fall 2019, the freshman class had an average SAT two-score of 1332, The Burnett Honors College enrolled 1,872 students and the number of incoming National Merit Scholars ranked UCF among the top 40 colleges and universities.