University of Central Florida Graduate Schools

University of Central Florida (referred to as UCF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Orlando, FL. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Central Florida is $8,872 for Florida residents and $28,657 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,314 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 70,310 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Central Florida (referred to as UCF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Orlando, FL. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1970 - Current).
UCF Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Central Florida (UCF)
Address4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816
Phone407-823-2000
Webhttps://www.ucf.edu
Online Applicationhttps://ucf.edu/admissions/undergraduate
Financial Infohttps://finaid.ucf.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Central Florida is $8,872 for Florida residents and $28,657 for out-of-state students. The school has 10,314 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 70,310 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 234 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 41 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,657
$8,872 for Florida Residents
Student Population10,314
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs234 graduate programs
(41 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio30 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Central Florida is $8,872 for Florida residents and $28,657 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $370 for Florida residents and $1,194 for out-of-state students.
University of Central Florida offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
University of Central Florida offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)41 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Central Florida is $8,872 for Florida residents and $28,657 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,916$1,956$25,759$2,898
2018-2019$6,916$1,956$25,759$2,898
2019-2020$6,916$1,956$25,759$2,898
2020-2021$6,916$1,956$25,759$2,898
2021-2022$6,916$1,956$25,759$2,898
The graduate school tuition & fees of UCF is average compared to public graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,411 (public) / $15,587 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Central Florida$8,872$28,657
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Florida Graduate Schools$13,993$17,078
Public$9,987$24,411
Private$15,587
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,468 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Central Florida. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.85% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,468. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.93% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,764$4,970$9,764$4,970
2018-2019$10,010$4,970$10,010$4,970
2019-2020$10,010$4,970$10,010$4,970
2020-2021$10,300$4,970$10,010$4,970
2021-2022$11,498$4,970$11,498$4,970
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $370 for Florida residents and $1,194 for other students at University of Central Florida. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$370$1,194
2018-2019$370$1,194
2019-2020$370$1,194
2020-2021$370$1,194
2021-2022$370$1,194
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $29,680 for Florida residents and $56,554 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Central Florida.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Central Florida
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$25,491$4,189$51,085$5,469

Graduate Programs at UCF

University of Central Florida offers 142 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,711 students have completed their study at University of Central Florida.
Offered Degrees at University of Central Florida
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree78232,702
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship301317
Doctor's degree - other31193
Post Bachelor's Degree310499
Total142253,711
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Central Florida by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Hospitality Administration/Management program with 68 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business/Commerce program with 259 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 119 completers.
University of Central Florida offers 142 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,711 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,702 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 193 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 499 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 17 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning17-
Communication and Journalism [+] 22 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric22-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 141 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences97-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)44-
Education [+] (4 completers) 467 completers-
Education11-
Curriculum and Instruction16-
Educational Leadership and Administration134$44,600
Educational/Instructional Technology43-
Special Education and Teaching46-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services68$36,800
Elementary Education and Teaching25-
Secondary Education and Teaching15-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)42-
Reading Teacher Education18-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education15-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)12-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor9-
Engineering [+] (6 completers) 226 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering23-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering27-
Computer Engineering17-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Laser and Optical Engineering37-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering5-
Materials Engineering13-
Mechanical Engineering32-
Systems Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering52-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 59 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management41$114,800
Nanotechnology18-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] 37 completers-
English Language and Literature25-
Creative Writing12-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomedical Sciences28-
Biotechnology7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 23 completers-
Applied Mathematics8-
Statistics15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 52 completers-
Systems Science and Theory11-
Computational Science41-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 39 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management17-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science22-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chemistry11-
Physics6-
Psychology [+] 51 completers-
Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology18-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology20-
School Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (3 completers) 104 completers$36,500
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies87-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management14-
3-
Human Services [+] (3 completers) 356 completers-
Public Administration114$39,000
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work233$33,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)9-
Social Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Anthropology9-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology9-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 115 completers-
Digital Arts91-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts10-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production1-
Music13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 237 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist100-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator41-
Athletic Training/Trainer12-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling18-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse66$90,700
Business [+] (2 completers) 514 completers$75,200
Business/Commerce245$75,200
Business Administration and Management70-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management54-
Accounting53$58,700
Business/Managerial Economics4-
Hospitality Administration/Management88-
Real Estate0-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total2,702
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences30-
Education [+] 57 completers-
Education34-
Educational Leadership and Administration23-
Engineering [+] 118 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering5-
Civil Engineering18-
Computer Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering13-
Laser and Optical Engineering21-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Materials Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering26-
Industrial Engineering14-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biomedical Sciences8-
Conservation Biology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Applied Mathematics4-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Systems Science and Theory10-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Chemistry7-
Physics17-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology17-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 2 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies2-
Human Services [+] 13 completers-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)13-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Anthropology (other)0-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)5-
Sociology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Nursing Science8-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business Administration and Management4-
Hospitality Administration/Management3-
Total317
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 193 completers-
Medicine119-
Physical Therapy/Therapist35-
Nursing Practice39-
Total193
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)0-
Education [+] 212 completers-
Education37-
Curriculum and Instruction38-
Educational/Instructional Technology28-
Special Education and Teaching47-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services23-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education7-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor32-
Engineering [+] 19 completers-
Civil Engineering1-
Laser and Optical Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering18-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Applied Mathematics2-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Systems Science and Theory5-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 33 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies33-
Human Services [+] 79 completers-
Public Administration51-
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work21-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)7-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Political Science and Government2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse21-
Nursing Practice1-
Business [+] 75 completers-
Business Administration and Management7-
Hospitality Administration/Management68-
Total499

Graduate Student Population at UCF

For academic year 2021-2022, total 10,314 students enrolled into University of Central Florida graduate schools where it has total 70,310 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,889 full-time and 5,425 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,153 male and 6,161 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,3144,1536,161
Full-time4,8892,1742,715
Part-tme5,4251,9793,446
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,988 White (48.36%), 1,052 Black/African American (10.20%), 2,002 Hispanic (19.41%), 611 Asian (5.92%), and 1,661 students with other races. 1,094 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,3144,1536,161
American Indian/Native American835
Asian611298313
Black/African American1,052299753
Hispanic2,0027751,227
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1046
White4,9881,8553,133
Two More348150198
Un-Known20197104
Non-resident Alien1,094672422
University of Central Florida offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,868 graduate students (37.50% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,390 graduate students (13.48% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total10,314
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,868
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,390
Not in Online Courses5,056
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Central Florida. 2,813 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.27% of total students), 5 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 542 students are aged above 50 (5.25%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Central Florida.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,3144,1536,161
Under 18211
Age 18-19312
Age 20-2121670146
Age 22-242,5979821,615
Age 25-293,4251,5291,896
Age 30-341,591696895
Age 35-39929382547
Age 40-491,009322687
Age 50-64519159360
Over 64231112

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