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 10,480 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 71,881 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 10,480 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 71,881 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 194 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 47 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,657
$8,872 for Florida Residents
Student Population10,480
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs194 graduate programs
(47 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio31 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)47 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 $19,204 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,411 (public) / $15,644 (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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Florida Graduate Schools$13,993$17,130
Public$9,987$24,411
Private$15,644
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 131 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, 3,481 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 Degree73222,574
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship271300
Doctor's degree - other31166
Post Bachelor's Degree251424
Post Master's Degree3017
Total131253,481
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 Special Education and Teaching program with 56 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 117 completers.
University of Central Florida offers 131 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,481 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,574 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 166 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 424 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 17 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 12 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning12-
Communication and Journalism [+] 20 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric20-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 103 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences64-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)39-
Education [+] (4 completers) 447 completers-
Education14-
Curriculum and Instruction16-
Educational Leadership and Administration115$44,600
Educational/Instructional Technology30-
Special Education and Teaching43-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services76$36,800
Elementary Education and Teaching18-
Secondary Education and Teaching19-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)37-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching26-
Reading Teacher Education10-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education15-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)13-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor9-
Engineering [+] (6 completers) 257 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering33-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering35-
Computer Engineering19-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17-
Laser and Optical Engineering31-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering12-
Materials Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering45-
Industrial Engineering48-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 87 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management72$114,800
Nanotechnology15-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
English Language and Literature [+] 34 completers-
English Language and Literature20-
Creative Writing14-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biomedical Sciences40-
Biotechnology14-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 17 completers-
Applied Mathematics7-
Statistics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 41 completers-
Systems Science and Theory6-
Computational Science35-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 27 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management27-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Chemistry16-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 45 completers-
Psychology5-
Clinical Psychology20-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology20-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 93 completers$36,500
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies88-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management2-
3-
Human Services [+] (3 completers) 293 completers-
Public Administration85$39,000
Social Work194$33,700
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)14-
Social Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Anthropology13-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology14-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 98 completers-
Digital Arts73-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts19-
Music6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 244 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist88-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator40-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling24-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse92$90,700
Business [+] (2 completers) 475 completers$75,200
Business/Commerce259$75,200
Business Administration and Management28-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management53-
Accounting62$58,700
Business/Managerial Economics5-
Hospitality Administration/Management68-
Real Estate0-
History [+] 14 completers-
History14-
Total2,574
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences29-
Education [+] 59 completers-
Education38-
Educational Leadership and Administration21-
Engineering [+] 118 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering2-
Civil Engineering21-
Computer Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering26-
Laser and Optical Engineering22-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering20-
Industrial Engineering10-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biomedical Sciences10-
Conservation Biology2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 11 completers-
Applied Mathematics11-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Systems Science and Theory4-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Chemistry12-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)5-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)2-
Sociology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 14 completers-
Business Administration and Management4-
Hospitality Administration/Management10-
Total300
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 166 completers-
Medicine117-
Physical Therapy/Therapist35-
Nursing Practice14-
Total166
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 13 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies13-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)1-
Education [+] 202 completers-
Education22-
Curriculum and Instruction37-
Educational/Instructional Technology14-
Special Education and Teaching56-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services40-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor30-
Engineering [+] 10 completers-
Industrial Engineering10-
English Language and Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Applied Mathematics3-
Statistics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Systems Science and Theory2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 20 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies20-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 48 completers-
Public Administration26-
Social Work18-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)4-
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Political Science and Government10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse14-
Nursing Practice3-
Business [+] 51 completers-
Business Administration and Management9-
Hospitality Administration/Management42-
Total424
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 7 completers-
Education2-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
School Psychology10-
Total17

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 71,881 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
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Central Florida. 2,771 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.44% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 535 students are aged above 50 (5.10%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Central Florida.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total10,4804,1686,312
Age 18-19321
Age 20-2115642114
Age 22-242,6159441,671
Age 25-293,5841,5522,032
Age 30-341,653734919
Age 35-39929381548
Age 40-491,005334671
Age 50-64516168348
Over 6419118

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