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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 lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of Central Florida typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||36%||41%||38%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Central Florida and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. 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%|
|SAT Score (NEW 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%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Central Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Central Florida was 3.81 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to UCF will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||27%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||6%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Central Florida and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.