University of Central Florida

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Founded in 1963 with a commitment to expanding opportunity and demanding excellence, the University of Central Florida develops the talent needed to advance the prosperity of our society. With more than 66,000 students, UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities, offering more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations in Central Florida and online. UCF is ranked among the top online bachelor’s programs and online colleges for veterans, according to U.S. News & World Report, and has been described by The Washington Post as “part of a vanguard that is demolishing the popular belief that exclusivity is a virtue in higher education.”

With 20 years of providing online degrees, UCF is a trusted source in distance learning and the university’s online bachelor’s degree programs are designed to meet the needs of today’s busy student no matter their location, whether they are transferring from another institution or simply returning to college to continue their education. Offering more than 20 convenient, fully online undergraduate degrees, UCF Online provides students with the opportunity to achieve their goals through high-quality learning instructed by the same award-winning faculty teaching on campus. In addition to trusted expertise, students have instant access to important resources from success coaching and financial aid to peer-assisted learning and academic advising.

Why Choose the University of Central Florida?

  • UCF ranks among the nation’s most innovative universities along with Harvard, Stanford and Duke, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges of 2018 guide
  • UCF is one of the best college values in America, according to Kiplinger's and Forbes
  • UCF ranks first among public universities in the nation for the annual number of baccalaureate degrees awarded and for the number of overall degrees conferred in the latest data from the National Center for Education statistics