University of Central Florida Admission 2023

Florida, USA

University of Central Florida
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University Ranking

  • 801-1000 (QS World University Rankings- 2023)
  • 137- U.S. News National Universities ranking for 2022-23
  • 101- QS US UNI Rankings 

Acceptance rate

The University of Central Florida has an acceptance rate of 43%, making it a moderately difficult university to get into. The college emphasizes on quality education and is quite selective in that aspect. 

Admission eligibility criteria

  • Obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.9 or above. 
  • Alternatively, find a place in the top ten percent of the high school class (if the student's high school does not provide rankings). 
  • Fill out a SPARK Form with your class size and rank, and then submit it.
  • By the end of your senior year, you must have completed a minimum of four units of academic core math.

Documents required

The following are the documents required:

  1. Proof of completion of previous academic degree
  2. Proof of English Proficiency 
  3. Valid Passport and Student Visa
  4. Letters of recommendation and work experience if available.
  5. Official SAT and ACT scorecards or equivalent grades for foreign students.
  6. Personal statement
  7. Application essay (strongly encouraged but not mandatory)

Test required/ Average score

  • SAT score of 1280 or above.
  • ACT score of 27 or above . 

Popular courses

  • Biology
  • Computer Sciences
  • Health Sciences 
  • Psychology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Digital Media
  • Hospitality Management
  • Political Science
  • Finance 
  • Digital Media
  • Information Technology (IT)

How the university evaluates applicants

The university office will conduct an internal evaluation as a part of your application. There could also be an external course-by-course evaluation with GPA computation. Additionally, applicants to this program who attended a college or university outside of the United States, are required to provide a course-by-course review of their academic credentials along with a GPA projection of the same as per US standards. 

Tips for applying to the university

  • A $30 non-refundable application fee must be paid to avail of the admission form. 
  • Filing up and submitting the online form is mandatory for all candidates. 
  • It is necessary to upload transcripts, test results, and school records to the university website's admission portal. 
  • For transfer students and students from other countries, other processes are undertaken that may change with time, hence, direct enquiries to the university are advised. 

Application deadline

The courses at the University of Central Florida are divided into 3 trimesters. The deadline for the Fall batch is May 1, while it is March 1 for the summer batch. The spring batch deadline is November 1. 

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