University of Central Florida (UCF)
University of Central Florida can be found in Orlando, FL, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UCF has over fifty thousand students enrolled per year.
Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to UCF. A score within the range of 1600 - 1880 on the SAT exam, or 23 - 28 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UCF average GPA ranges from 3.35 to 3.57 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 49 percent with 39 percent of applicants choosing to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the UCF acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 47%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ucf.edu.
Overall UCF Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for University of Central Florida was reported as 48.9% in Fall 2013 with over 31,800 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- UCF SAT Scores: 1600 - 1880
- UCF ACT Scores: 23 - 28
- UCF Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.57
How Hard Is It to Get into University of Central Florida?
Applicant Selectivity: High
University of Central Florida has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UCF has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 46.8%
- 2010-2011: 46.4%
- 2011-2012: 45.1%
- 2012-2013: 46.2%
- 2013-2014: 48.9%
- Projected UCF Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 47.1%
How Does UCF Compare?
The acceptance rate for University of Central Florida is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide||99.4%|
|Saint Leo University||76.6%|
|University of South Florida-Main Campus||45.2%|
|University of Florida||46.6%|
|University of North Florida||53.4%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- High School Class Rankings are Recommended
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Recommended
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UCF (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||540 - 630|
|Math||550 - 640|
|Writing||510 - 610|
|Total Score||1600 - 1880|
|English||0 - 0|
|Math||0 - 0|
|Composite Score||23 - 28|