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 9,654 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 68,475 including undergraduate students.

University of Central Florida 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://admissions.ucf.edu/application/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication%2f
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 9,654 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 68,475 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 105 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 28 programs are available online classes.
UCF Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,657
$8,872 for Florida Residents
Student Population9,654
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs105 graduate programs
(28 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 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.
UCF 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Florida Residents$8,872
Out-of-State$28,657
Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida Residents$370
Out-of-State$1,194
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 at UCF
Distance Learning (Online Classes)28 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,411 (public) / $15,618 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Florida Graduate Schools$9,987$17,138
Public$9,987$24,411
Private$15,618
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 Costs
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

Graduate Programs at UCF

University of Central Florida offers 106 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, 2,749 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 Degree75262,295
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship251277
Doctor's degree - other31161
Post Master's Degree3016
Total106282,749
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 School Psychology program with 11 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business/Commerce program with 269 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 116 completers.
University of Central Florida offers 106 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,749 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,295 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 161 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 11 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning11-
Communication and Journalism [+] 18 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric18-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 96 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences64-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)32-
Education [+] (13 completers) 403 completers-
Education18-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration100$44,600
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision3-
Educational/Instructional Technology35-
Special Education and Teaching61-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services60$36,800
Elementary Education and Teaching20-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching19-
Reading Teacher Education14-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education9-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)18-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor15-
Engineering [+] (8 completers) 239 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering14-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering29-
Computer Engineering42-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering37-
Laser and Optical Engineering19-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering10-
Materials Engineering8-
Mechanical Engineering33-
Industrial Engineering45-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 67 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management56$114,800
Nanotechnology11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
English Language And Literature [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
Creative Writing9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biomedical Sciences25-
Biotechnology11-
Conservation Biology3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] (2 completers) 35 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics13-
Statistics22-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 30 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory18-
Computational Science12-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 25 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management25-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry7-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 39 completers-
Psychology5-
Clinical Psychology21-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (4 completers) 78 completers$36,500
0$36,500
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies76-
Forensic Science and Technology2-
Human Services [+] (6 completers) 196 completers-
0-
Public Administration45$39,000
Social Work143$33,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)8-
Social Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology14-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 94 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts77-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts7-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production2-
Music8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (5 completers) 232 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist93-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator25-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling13-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse101$90,700
Business [+] (4 completers) 484 completers$75,200
Business/Commerce269$75,200
Business Administration and Management15-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management52-
Accounting89$58,700
Business/Managerial Economics0-
Hospitality Administration/Management58-
Real Estate1-
History [+] 9 completers-
History9-
Total2,295
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 27 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration27-
Engineering [+] 88 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering17-
Computer Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering19-
Laser and Optical Engineering12-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering15-
Industrial Engineering10-
English Language And Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences12-
Conservation Biology2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory7-
Physical Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry14-
Physics13-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology15-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
0-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)10-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)1-
Sociology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science1-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management5-
Hospitality Administration/Management2-
Total277
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 161 completers-
Medicine116-
Physical Therapy/Therapist32-
Nursing Practice13-
Total161
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology11-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at UCF

For academic year 2021-2022, total 10,480 students enrolled into University of Central Florida graduate schools where it has total 68,475 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,955 full-time and 5,525 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,168 male and 6,312 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
Total10,4804,1686,312
Full-time4,9552,1822,773
Part-tme5,5251,9863,539
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 5,181 White (49.44%), 1,127 Black/African American (10.75%), 1,937 Hispanic (18.48%), 607 Asian (5.79%), and 1,628 students with other races. 1,086 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,4804,1686,312
American Indian/Native American11110
Asian607274333
Black/African American1,127325802
Hispanic1,9377411,196
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander743
White5,1811,9233,258
Two More316123193
Un-Known20896112
Non-resident Alien1,086681405
University of Central Florida offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 6,156 graduate students (58.74% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,092 graduate students (19.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total10,480
Enrolled Online Exclusively6,156
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,092
Not in Online Courses2,232

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