University of Central Florida News

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a public research university located in Orlando, Florida. Founded in 1963 to provide talent for the U.S. space program, UCF has grown into one of the largest universities in the United States by enrollment, with a diverse student body of over 70,000 students. UCF offers hundreds of degree programs across 13 colleges, including the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the College of Medicine, and the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. Known for its innovation, the university actively engages in extensive research activities, particularly in areas such as optics, simulation and training, digital media, and aerospace engineering. UCF is also recognized for its commitment to affordable and accessible education and for its significant impact on the regional economy. The campus boasts a dynamic and inclusive atmosphere, with a wide range of student activities, organizations, and athletic programs, making it a vibrant hub for academic and social engagement.