The University of Central Florida was established in 1963 and opened in 1968; it continues today as a 4-year, metropolitan public research university in Orlando, Florida. University of Central Florida is a member of the State University System of Florida. It was founded as Florida Technological University and aimed to educate future personnel of the United States space program at the nearby Kennedy Space Center. Ten years after its founding, the institution broadened its academic offerings and changed its name to University of Central Florida.
University of Central Florida offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as professional programs from the following colleges:
College of Arts and Humanities
Burnett Honors College
College of Business Administration
College of Education and Human Performance
College of Engineering and Computer Science
College of Graduate Studies
College of Health and Public Affairs
College of Medicine
College of Nursing
College of Optics and Photonics
Rosen College of Hospitality Management
College of Sciences
College of Undergraduate Studies
The University of Central Florida offers a variety of online and distance learning opportunities for both the traditional and nontraditional student through UCF Online. Fully online offerings include bachelor’s degrees, graduate degrees, professional certificates, and 2+2 baccalaureate completion programs.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Some or all programs may be restricted in the following states: Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Alabama, Maryland, and Minnesota.
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