UCF Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of Central Florida
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into UCF? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 17,279 out of 35,572 applicants or 49% were admitted making UCF a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of Central Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1150
SAT Scores for University of Central Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1340
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Central Florida?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1055. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1245 out of 1600. 58 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Central Florida admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1340 and Above Good >62%
1245 to 1340 Avg + 49%-62%
1150 to 1245 Avg - 36%-49%
1055 to 1150 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 1055 Low <25%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of Central Florida
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for University of Central Florida
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 28
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UCF?

Admission data indicates that UCF regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Central Florida.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Central Florida admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >62%
26 to 28 Avg + 49%-62%
24 to 26 Avg - 36%-49%
22 to 24 Reach 25%-36%
Less than 22 Low <25%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Central Florida has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

University of Central Florida admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 20,588 14,984 35,572
Accepted 9,858 7,421 17,279
Acceptance Rate 48% 50% 49%
Enrolled 3,511 3,042 6,553
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 41% 38%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Central Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Central Florida Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Central Florida
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=132903 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Florida.