University of Central Florida

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,478
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$11,108
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.79%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
45.2%
47,957 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
71,881
67.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
74%
4,589 Graduates

About

University of Central Florida is a higher education institution located in Orange County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Central Florida were General Psychology (1,216 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (904 degrees), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (879 degrees).

In 2020, 18,254 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Florida. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (8,952 degrees), 1.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4666 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Florida is $4,478, which is $−24,151 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Florida is $4,478, which is $−24,151 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,108.

In 2020, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,478
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Central Florida was $4,478. The cost of tuition at University of Central Florida is $−24,151 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$11,108
2020 Value
4.38%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Central Florida had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,108. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Central Florida grew by 4.38%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,010
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Florida was of $10,010 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at University of Central Florida received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.8% with respect to 2019, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.79%
2018 Default Rate
473
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Florida was 3.79%, which represents 473 out of the 12479 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Central Florida received 47,957 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 6.29% annual growth. Out of those 47,957 applicants, 21,661 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.2% acceptance rate.

There were 71,881 students enrolled at University of Central Florida in 2020, and 77% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Central Florida has an overall enrollment yield of 37.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
21,661
Accepted Out of 47,957

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Florida was 45.2% (21,661 admissions from 47,957 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 44.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 6.29%, while admissions grew by 8.22%.

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SAT Scores

77%
Submission Percentage
6,196
Scores Submitted

77% of enrolled first-time students at University of Central Florida in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Central Florida has a total enrollment of 71,881 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Florida is 48,468 students and the part-time enrollment is 23,413. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at University of Central Florida are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Central Florida, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.3% White, 27.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 6.42% Asian, 3.92% Two or More Races, 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.128% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Central Florida in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.1%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.6%), followed by White Male (17.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.42%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Florida, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71,881 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Florida is 48,468 and the part-time enrollment is 23,413. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at University of Central Florida are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Central Florida was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Central Florida had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    33,280
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    19,804
  3. Black or African American
    7,411

The enrolled student population at University of Central Florida is 46.3% White, 27.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 6.42% Asian, 3.92% Two or More Races, 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.128% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 685 students (0.953%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 3466 more women than men received degrees from University of Central Florida. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Central Florida is white (8,952 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4666 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Central Florida is General Psychology (1,216 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (904 degrees) and General Interdisciplinary Studies (879 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Central Florida, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (1,054 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,573 degrees), and Psychology (1,280 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Other managers (512,684 people), Software developers (460,575 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (338,295 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (297,915 people), and Civil engineers (272,031 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Interdisciplinary Studies (1,054 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,573 degrees), Psychology (1,280 degrees), English (386 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (1,013 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Computer hardware engineers, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Interdisciplinary Studies (1,054 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,573 degrees), Psychology (1,280 degrees), English (386 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (1,013 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Elementary & secondary schools (815,886 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (597,074 people), Computer Systems Design (578,697 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (461,213 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (359,400 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Interdisciplinary Studies (1,054 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,573 degrees), Psychology (1,280 degrees), English (386 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (1,013 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Central Florida.
Most Common
  1. 1216 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 904 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 879 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Florida was General Psychology with 1216 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7,394
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
10,860
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 7,394 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Florida, which is 0.681 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (10,860).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 470 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Florida in General Business, which is 1.49 times more than the 316 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 989 degrees were awarded to women at University of Central Florida in General Psychology, which is 4.1 times more than the 241 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 44% of students graduating from University of Central Florida completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Central Florida is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.349% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,952 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,666 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,999 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Florida is white (8,952 degrees awarded). There were 1.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4666 degrees).

0.838% of degree recipients (153 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    5,252 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    3,700 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,899 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Central Florida is white female (5,252 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3,700 degrees).

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Operations

University of Central Florida has an endowment valued at nearly $161M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $28.7M (17.8%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Central Florida had a total salary expenditure of $1.32B. University of Central Florida employs 374 Associate professors, 343 Professors, and 326 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Central Florida are Male Professors (257), Male Associate professors(221), and Male Assistant professors (188).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Florida are: Office and Administrative Support, with 650 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 538 employees, and Management with 507 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$161M
2020 Endowment
1.22%
decline from 2019

University of Central Florida has an endowment valued at about $161M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Florida declined 1.22% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $141M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $111M - Federal
  2. $9.97M - State
  3. $762k - Local

As of 2020, University of Central Florida received $111M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.97M from state grants and contracts, and $762k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$584M
2020 Salaries
3.88%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Central Florida paid a median of $584M in salaries, which represents 44.1% of their overall expenditure ($1.32B) and a 3.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.56% growth from 2018 and a 8.53% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$152M
Instructional Salaries
1,520
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Central Florida paid a total of $152M to 1,520 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
374 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
650 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Florida were Associate professor with 374 employees; Professor with 343 employees; and Professor with 326 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Florida were Office and Administrative Support with 650 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 538 employees; and Management with 507 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Florida was Male Professor with 257 employees, Male Associate professor with 221 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 188 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Central Florida.

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