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University of Central Florida Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 11,680 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 102 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Conference USA

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $375,924)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $95,134)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 35 - Yes Yes
Basketball 17 14 - Yes
Football 120 - - Yes
Golf 8 7 - Yes
Rowing - 46 Yes -
Soccer 24 38 Yes Yes
Softball - 20 Yes Yes
Tennis 10 9 Yes Yes
Track and Field, Indoor - 38 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor - 38 - -
Track and Field, X-Country - 14 - -
Volleyball - 15 Yes -
All Track Combined - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes Yes
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Swimming and Diving - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - - Yes
Wrestling - - Yes Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.5%
Hispanic 14.4%
Non-resident alien 2.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 64.6%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 30
Liquor Law Violation 9
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 66
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Shandra from Bradenton, FL
  • 1
  • I was only in the dorms for 6 weeks, but it was not an enjoyable experience. I was on the ground floor, had disrespectful suite-mates, and noisy neighbors.…

  • Jul-13-2012 Read More
  • Dayna from Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 3
  • The dorms are not that amazing but they are definitely not horrible. However, do not live in the Towers. It's not worth paying over $3,000 a semester, which is equivalent…

  • Jun-13-2012 Read More
  • Brittany from Oviedo, FL
  • 4
  • Make sure you and your room mate are compatible or can at least compromise. You may end up with someone that's hard to live with, and it could ruin your…

  • Oct-19-2012 Read More
  • Ibette from Palm Harbor, FL
  • 5
  • Their dorms are so clean! It's literally like you are in a resort. The rooms are more than what you need. My favorite dorm buildings are the Towers. They are…

  • May-29-2012 Read More
  • Alexis from Wellington, FL
  • 4
  • Dorms range from the older, traditional brick complexes to apartment-style living. While the Towers (apartments) on campus may seem like heaven on Earth, they are a bit of a walk…

  • Jun-14-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Michaela from Apopka, FL
  • Oct-16-2014 I am a current student here

    UCF and the surrounding area are both FULL of eateries. You can even get delivery sent right to your dorm building should you decide to live on campus. There are places for meat-lovers and vegans alike, and you can generally get a delicious meal for a good price at most places. There is also a meal plan option available for those who choose to use it. I hear both good and bad things about the meal plan, so sign up at your own risk. Should you come to UCF with a large savings account or a steady income, it won't be hard to figure out how to eat everyday.

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  • 3
  • Marcy from Sunrise, FL
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are planning to live on campus, a meal plan is a good idea. If you don't get the unlimited plan, then you are allotted a certain number of entries a week. If you think you are not going to use all them DO NOT get the meal plan. If you have 7 swipes a week but only use 5, those entries do not roll over to the next week. That's throwing away $20. Other than that we have Chick Fil A, Pei Wei, Dominos, Qdoba, and burger joints on campus. WE ALSO HAVE A NEARBY CHIPOTLE.

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  • 4
  • Austin from Port St Lucie, FL
  • Oct-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The food here is good (most of the time) and they have a variety of choices to pick from. The dining halls just got done a makeover and look brand new.

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  • 4
  • Kathryn from Punta Gorda, FL
  • Sep-09-2014 I am a current student here

    UCF has a plethora of restaurants on campus, and it's pretty close to a bunch of others off of University Blvd. There are also several meal plan options that allow you to put money onto an account for 'free' dining at select buffets on campus--and the food is amazing.

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Fort Myers, FL
  • Aug-09-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I didn't sign up for a meal plan (I don't recommend that you get one either), but there are apparently free shuttles that can take you to grocery stores off campus. There's a convenience store open 24/7 in my community where you can grab a light snack or a full meal along with any household items you might need. The student union building houses a variety of fast food joints like Burger King, but there are also small coffee shops to balance things out. If you're into Starbucks, the one on campus looks absolutely enormous from the outside.

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  • 4
  • UCF Undergrad Student
  • Aug-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The dinning halls on campus are pretty good compared to other schools. They have a wide variety of food for students.

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  • 4
  • Laura from Sanford, FL
  • Jun-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    So many choices for food! There are great restaurants on-campus and, with Downtown Orlando close by, there is all manner of great restaurants!

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  • 3
  • Karishma from Orlando, FL
  • Jun-11-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The school offers a wide range of choices for everyone, and if you happen to not like the choices available, you're always welcome to bring your own lunch food.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Marcy from Sunrise, FL
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    There's a beautiful Greek Road that is lined with all the Greek Houses. I would encourage it if the funds allow.

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  • 0
  • Laura from Sanford, FL
  • Jun-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I've heard a lot of great things about the Fraternities/Sororities on campus. It's a great way to make life-long friendships and awesome memories.

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  • 0
  • Karishma from Orlando, FL
  • Jun-11-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I'm not going to be apart of this, but everyone apart of Greek life are really friendly and aren't the stereotypical mean girls and boys. They take their time to help you out whenever you're placed in a sticky situation like I was at orientation.

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  • 0
  • D from Orlando, FL
  • Jun-11-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of greek organizations on campus, both social and academic. I don't have personal experience with them, but they have some beautiful houses on greek row!

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  • 0
  • Gabriel from Naples, FL
  • May-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Plenty of opportunities and choices for Greek life, from social, to business or professional, to Christian fraternities and sororities and .

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  • 0
  • Kyle from Weston, FL
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Joining a Fraternity was one of the best decisions I made my Freshman year. Met new friends from all around the country. Friendship that will last a lifetime.

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  • 0
  • Juliette from Destin, FL
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    I rushed twice. Greek life isn't as prevalent here as at FSU or UF but those who do take part in it really enjoy it.

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