University of Central Florida

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,478

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,341

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.41%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

49.9%

37,693 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

66,059

67.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

70%

4,309 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 (1,118 degrees awarded), General Health Services (771 degrees), and Registered Nursing (672 degrees).

In 2017, 16,314 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Florida. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (8,834 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3599 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Florida is $4,478, which is $-22,022 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Florida is $4,478, which is $-22,022 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,341.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,478

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Central Florida was $4,478. The cost of tuition at University of Central Florida is $-22,022 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,341

2017 Value

1.24%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Central Florida had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,341. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Central Florida grew by 1.24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,764

Room and Board

$1,152

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Florida was of $9,764 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,152. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.524% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at University of Central Florida received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.62% with respect to 2016, 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.

2.41%

2016 Default Rate

303

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Florida was 2.41%, which represents 303 out of the 12591 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 37,693 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.05% annual growth. Out of those 37,693 applicants, 18,810 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.9% acceptance rate.

There were 66,059 students enrolled at University of Central Florida in 2017, and 60% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Central Florida has an overall enrollment yield of 36.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

18,810

Accepted Out of 37,693

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Florida was 49.9% (18,810 admissions from 37,693 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 50%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 8.05%, while admissions grew by 7.85%.

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SAT Scores

60%

Submission Percentage

4,099

Scores Submitted

60% of enrolled first-time students at University of Central Florida in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Central Florida has a total enrollment of 66,059 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Florida is 44,563 students and the part-time enrollment is 21,496. This means that 67.5% 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 49.2% White, 24.9% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Black or African American, 6.07% Asian, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.173% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Central Florida in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.2%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (25.8%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Florida, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66,059 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Florida is 44,563 and the part-time enrollment is 21,496. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at University of Central Florida are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%

2017 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 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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

    32,470

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    16,469

  3. Black or African American

    7,316

The enrolled student population at University of Central Florida is 49.2% White, 24.9% Hispanic or Latino, 11.1% Black or African American, 6.07% Asian, 3.65% Two or More Races, 0.18% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.173% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 723 students (1.09%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 3064 more women than men received degrees from University of Central Florida. The majority of degree recipients at University of Central Florida are white (8,834 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3599 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Central Florida is General Psychology (1,118 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (771 degrees) and Registered Nursing (672 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 Psychology (1,190 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,295 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (654 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,103,991 people), Other managers (499,737 people), Software developers (384,903 people), Secondary school teachers (365,149 people), and Education administrators (335,093 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Psychology (1,190 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,295 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (654 degrees), English (337 degrees), and Education (1,617 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Psychology (1,190 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,295 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (654 degrees), English (337 degrees), and Education (1,617 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 (3,239,292 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (624,470 people), Computer Systems Design (523,814 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (426,987 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (425,766 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Florida are Psychology (1,190 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,295 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (654 degrees), English (337 degrees), and Education (1,617 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. 1118 degrees awarded

  2. 771 degrees awarded

  3. 672 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Florida was General Psychology with 1118 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 6,625

  2. 9,689

In 2017, 6,625 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Florida, which is 0.684 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (9,689).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 335 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Florida in General Finance, which is 2.7 times more than the 124 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 898 degrees were awarded to women at University of Central Florida in General Psychology, which is 3.7 times more than the 243 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% 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, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 74% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (75.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Central Florida is Female and Black or African American (75.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.325% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,834 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3,599 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,744 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Florida is white (8,834 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3599 degrees).

1.53% of degree recipients (250 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    5,175 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    3,659 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    2,183 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Central Florida is white female (5,175 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3,659 degrees).

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Operations

University of Central Florida has an endowment valued at nearly $155M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $13M (8.37%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Central Florida had a total salary expenditure of $1.06B. University of Central Florida employs 360 Associate professors, 293 Assistant professors, and 266 Professors. Most academics at University of Central Florida are Male Associate professors (225), Male Professors(197), and Male Assistant professors (155).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Florida are: Office and Administrative Support, with 791 employees, Management, with 787 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 457 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$155M

2017 Endowment

7.12%

growth from 2016

University of Central Florida has an endowment valued at about $155M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Florida grew 7.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $131M 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. $90.2M - Federal

  2. $6.19M - State

  3. $1.69M - Local

As of 2017, University of Central Florida received $90.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.19M from state grants and contracts, and $1.69M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$486M

2017 Salaries

7.83%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Central Florida paid a median of $486M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($1.06B) and a 7.83% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.78% growth from 2015 and a 9.03% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$127M

Instructional Salaries

1,390

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Central Florida paid a total of $127M to 1,390 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

360 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

791 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Florida were Associate professor with 360 employees; Assistant professor with 293 employees; and Assistant professor with 266 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Florida were Office and Administrative Support with 791 employees; Management with 787 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 457 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Florida was Male Associate professor with 225 employees, Male Professor with 197 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 155 employees.

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

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