Welcome to the University of Central Florida
As one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country—located in one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in the United States—Orlando, Florida, UCF transforms the lives of our students and serves as the catalyst for innovative change in our community. Situated in an economically vibrant region, UCF attracts and supports powerful partnerships vital to career development and provides our students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation.
Our goal is to align our teaching, research, and service with the needs of the 21st century over a wide range of certificate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral programs. We aim to explore and solve significant community challenges by gathering together faculty and students with diverse ideas, experiences, and backgrounds.
With all that UCF and the Central Florida region have to offer, we are confident that you will find success here and hope the information provided below will encourage you to apply to one of our many programs.
Discover all that UCF has to Offer!
Prospective Student Events
Join us for one of our Virtual Information Sessions, Graduate Student Tours, or Graduate Program Specific hosted events.
Whether virtually or in-person, these events offer the opportunity to learn about our programs, ask questions and chat with admission staff. Program-specific events will give you the chance to meet program faculty and alumni, introducing you to graduate life here at UCF!
Graduate Student Campus Tours are offered the first Friday of each month (except holidays) at 10:30 a.m., leaving from the Graduate Student Center located in Trevor Colbourn Hall. Led by a Graduate Student Ambassador, the tour lasts about 45 minutes. For more information and to sign up, please visit the College of Graduate Studies event page.
Each year, the College of Graduate Studies hosts a showcase of graduate educational opportunities at UCF. This is a great opportunity to be able to meet faculty in your program of interest.
Please join us for our annual Grad Fair. An open house-style event that is free and open to anyone interested in a certificate, master’s, specialist, or doctoral program at UCF.
Save The Date: The 2024 Grad Fair will be in September (date TBA).
For more information, please contact [email protected].