UCF Current Facts

 

DATE ESTABLISHED:
Florida Technological University officially began on June 10, 1963, when the State Legislature passed Bill No. 125 and Governor Farris Bryant signed it into law: ‘An ACT authorizing the state board of education to establish a state university or a branch of an existing state university in the east central part of Florida; defining the area; authorizing the board of control and the state board of education to determine the exact location; providing an effective date.’ The act, which took effect July 1, 1963, defined east central Florida as including the counties of Flagler, Orange, Seminole, Lake, Brevard, Volusia, Osceola, Indian River and St. Lucie.* The current service area for UCF encompasses 11 counties including Brevard, Citrus, Flagler, Lake, Levy, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
*Source:Accent on the Individual: The First Twelve Years of Florida Technological University, by Kenneth G. Sheinkopf, 1996, Florida Technological University Foundation, Inc., Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 76-27230. The University of Central Florida, a member institution of the State University System, formerly was named Florida Technological University. The name was changed by action of the Florida Legislature on December 6, 1978.
LOCATION: 13 miles east of downtown Orlando
CONSTRUCTION BEGAN: January, 1967
FIRST CLASSES BEGAN: October, 1968
ORIGINAL ENROLLMENT: 1,948 students
SREB CLASSIFICATION:Four-Year 1 Institution
STATUS: One of Florida’s 11 public universities
SACS: Level 6 Institution
FALL 2013 ENROLLMENT: 59,770
CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION: (The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching)
 
Basic Classification: RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Standard Classifications:
Undergraduate Instructional Program: Prof+A&S/HGC – Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program: CompDoc/NMedVet – Comprehensive doctoral (no medical/veterinary)
Enrollment Profile: HU – High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile: MFT4/S/HTI – Medium full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and Setting: L4/NR – Large four-year, primarily nonresidential
Elective Classifications:
Community Engagment: Curricular Engagement and Outreach & Partnerships
Note: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifications underwent extensive revisions in 2005. The new classifications were released in March 2006 and based upon data from 2003 and 2004.The elective classification was awarded to UCF in December 2008.
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
& DEGREES OFFERED
 (as of 10/2013)
Bachelor’s
91
 
Master’s
86
 
Specialist
3
 
Doctoral
30
 
Professional
1
 (Medicine)
 
TOTAL DEGREES AWARDED 
(as of 6/2014)
Bachelor’s Degrees
215,364
Master’s Degrees 43,241
Specialist Degrees 585
Doctoral-Resrch/Schlr 3,275
Doctoral-Prof         238
Total
262,703
 
Top 15 Bachelor Degrees Conferred (AY 2013-2014) (as of 06/2014)
Rank
Major
1
Psychology BS
2
Nursing Generic BSN
3
Finance BSBA
4
Elementary Education BS
5
Hospitality Management BS
6
Marketing BSBA
7
Health Sci – Pre-Clinical BS
8
Criminal Justice BS
9
Interdisciplinary Studies BS
10
Management BSBA
11
Accounting BSBA
12
Health Services Adm BS
13
Event Management BS
14
Political Science BA
15
Biology BS
Rank
Discipline (CIP)
1
Business Management and Admin (52.xxxx)
2
Health Professions and Related (51.xxxx)
3
Psychology (42.xxxx)
4
Education (13.xxxx)
5
Engineering (14.xxxx)
6
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies (30.xxxx)
7
Life Sciences (26.xxxx)
8
Social Sciences (45.xxxx)
9
Communications (09.xxxx)
10
Visual and Performing Arts (50.xxxx)
11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement (43.xxxx)
12
Computer and Information Science (11.xxxx)
13
Letters (23.xxxx)
14
Law and Legal Studies (22.xxxx)
15
Public Administration and Service (44.xxxx)
 CAMPUS SIZE:  (as of 09/2013)
Location Net Assignable Footage Gross Footage Acreage Number of Buildings
Main Campus (owned buildings) 7,446,749 9,844,897 1,415 173
Central Florida Research Park (owned buildings) 345,178 462,607 n/a 7
UCF Professional Development Center 8,009 11,857 20 2
UCF Higher Education Center at Daytona Beach 61,518 90,103 n/a 2
Clark Maxwell, Jr., Lifelong Learning Center at Cocoa 56,006 71,940 n/a 1
UCF Downtown 17,174 19,837 0.3 1
Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) 81,149 94,600 20 11
Rosen College of Hospitality Management 271,792 305,770 20 3
Health Sciences Campus 317,043 374,100 50 3
  Source: UCF Facilities Planning
EMPLOYEES BY CATEGORY: (Fall 2013) – Includes ALL permanent & temporary employees.
 
# of Employees
FTE
Teaching Faculty & Adjuncts:
1,965
1,557.5
Executive, Administrative & Managerial:
332
330.0
Other Professional:
1,612
1,393.4
Support Personnel:
1,504
1,503.0
Graduate Assistants:
1,409
698.3
Post-Doctoral & Research Associates:
145
135.8
OPS Hourly:
 4,111
2,238.7
University Total
11,078
7,856.7
Source: ‘EEO Fall Staff Profile’ - Fall 2013 | Next update in Dec. 2014 | Totals may differ slightly due to rounding.
  FACULTY DATA*: (Fall 2013) 
% of Faculty with Doctorate Degrees:
76%
# of Faculty with Doctoral Degrees:
1,045
% of Faculty Tenured:
47%
% of Faculty Non-Tenured on Track:
12%
% of Faculty Non-Tenured Track:
41%
Source:EEO Fall Staff File – Fall 2013 
Next update in Dec. 2014
* Includes all Faculty in Academic Departments
2012-2013 EOY EXPENDITURES*
Budget Entity 
Education & General- Main Univ.**  $   461,230,923
Education & General-Med. School**         29,704,742
Auxiliary Enterprises       138,676,700
Contracts & Grants       138,752,026
Local Funds       515,484,826
Faculty Practice (Med. School)          3,375,678
Total  $1,287,224,895
Source: 2012-2013 UCF Operating Budget Exhibit B.
** Expenditures reported in the 2013-2014 operating budget include expenditures from carryforward funds. This is the result of a change in reporting requirements as directed by the Board of Governors.
  2013-2014 INITIAL OPERATING BUDGETS***
Budget Entity 
Education & General-Main Univ. 2  $   478,978,976
Education & General-Med. School2         35,577,120
Auxiliary Enterprises       188,545,104
Contracts & Grants       150,912,000
Local Funds       592,214,372
Faculty Practice (Med. School)          4,119,389
Total  $1,450,346,961
*** Source: 2012-2013 UCF Operating Budget Exhibit B.
**** Excludes technical transfers between Main and Medical School, planned use of carryforward funds, and mid-year allocations from the state.
 ON CAMPUS AND AFFILIATED HOUSING (as of Fall 2013)
 Housing –  Orlando Campus:
6,433 
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 Sorority/Fraternity Housing:
467 
 Rosen Campus:
388 
 Affiliated Housing:
3,723 
 Managed Housing:
594 

  UNIVERSITY STUDENT PROFILE - FALL 2013

Freshman Class Profile (as of 10/2013)
FTIC Applicants:
23,198
FTIC Acceptances:
10,087
FTIC’s Enrolled:
3,378
Average SAT Critical Reading:
620
Average SAT Math:
628
Average SAT Total:
1248
Average SAT Writing:
588
Average ACT Total:
27.1
Average H.S. GPA:
3.89
University Diversity Profile (as of 1/2014)
Ethnic Origin 02.07.14
  ENROLLMENT BY GENDER (as of 1/2014)
  Undergraduate
  Male
23,298
  Female
28,000
  Graduate
  Male
3,471
  Female
4,650
  Medical
  Male
174
  Female
177
  University Total
  Male
26,943
  Female
32,827
FLORIDA RESIDENCY STATUS (as of 1/2014)
AGE DISTRIBUTION (as of 1/2014)
56,605
94.7%
In-State
   3,165  
5.3%
Out-of-State
59,770  
 100% Total
Freshman 18.5
Sophomore 19.4
Junior 22.5
Senior 25.3
Percent over age 25: 24%
Overall Average Age 24.2
 
Master’s 29.9
Specialist 27.1
Doctoral 32.7
Professional 25.2
Undergraduate 23.1
Graduate 30.9
  FALL ENROLLMENT BY COLLEGE (as of 1/2014)
 
Enrollment by College 02.07.14
College
Ugrad.
Grad.
Medical
Total
Arts & Humanities
4,550
520
 
5,070
Business Admin 7,668 794  
8,462
Educ. & Hum Perf. 3,847 1,859   5,706
Engr. & Comp Sci. 6,852 1,285   8,137
Graduate Studies . 89   89
Health & Public Affairs 7,611 1,795   9,406
Medicine 2,708 60
351
3,119
Nursing 2,444 351   2,795
Optics & Photonics 29 108   137
Rosen Hosp. Mgmt. 2,860 82   2,942
Sciences 10,239 833   11,072
Undergraduate Studies 1,894     1,894
Undeclared       596  345 _______
     941
University Total 51,298 8,121
351
59,770
ALL STUDENT CREDIT HOURS (SCH) BY LEVEL AND TERM (as of 7/2014)
 
AY 2012-2013
Summer 2013
Fall 2013
Spring 2014
Level
SCH
SCH
SCH
SCH
Lower – Undergraduate 468,283.0 59,488.0 214,825.0 187,976.0 
Upper – Undergraduate 898,668.0 138,639.0 373,712.0 379,502.0 
Graduate 132,788.5 27,775.0 52,749.0 48,901.0 
Thesis/Dissertation 8,624.0 2,262.0 2,959.5 3,053.0 
University Total 1,508,363.5 228,164.0 644,245.5 619,437.0 

 

* Preliminary data
Note: Student Credit Hours have been rounded.
Student Credit Hour breakdown and Headcount Enrollment reports can be found by clicking HERE.