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Student Life

Student LifeThank you for considering the University of Central Florida for your graduate education. As a student at UCF, you have many resources available to help make your transition into graduate education as smooth as possible. The university is located in one of the most desirable and fastest growing business areas in the country; the 1,415-acre campus provides a safe and serene setting for learning while our modern facilities house the latest in technology and innovation. Imagine living in an environment that combines the excitement of a growing and thriving metropolis with the beauty and tranquillity of the great outdoors.

Not only is UCF located in the nation's number one tourist destination, but Orlando is the bustling center of transportation, tourism and technology with access to entertainment attractions and leading companies such as Lockheed Martin, Siemens Power Generation, Tupperware Corporation, Harris Corporation, Oracle and Darden Restaurants. In addition, only minutes away are Florida's High Tech Corridor, NASA space program and Kennedy Space Center.

As a UCF graduate student, your life should also be about more than just academics. You can take time to attend a football game or other sporting events, symphonies and the UCF Theatre. Explore the variety of student services available to you at, by joining one of the over 300 campus clubs and organizations, such as the Graduate Student Association. We hope that you will choose UCF and the many opportunities that await you here and in the city of Orlando.

Discover more about Orlando and the advantages of living here, through the following websites:



The University of Central Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Central Florida.

Please note the commission's expectation that contact occur only if there is evidence to support significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. For other information about UCF’s SACSCOC accreditation, please contact the university's SACSCOC liaison in UCF's Office of Academic Affairs.

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