University of Central Florida Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
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(4.06 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 472 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 64,088 (55,723 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 30 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 53% part-time, 47% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $8,872 in-state; $28,657 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

The University of Central Florida DPT program enables students to gain the knowledge they need to become competent and experienced physical therapists. UCF DPT students have maintained an 100% passing rating on their national licensure exams over the last three years. The program also shows that 100% of students gain employment within 6 months of graduation. The program offers and encourages students to participate in volunteer opportunities within the community. Students can even take their skills overseas to volunteer to help teach the importance of physical therapy. UCF DPT gives students the tools they need to help others improve their quality of life.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2016

The graduate programs seems to be like any program: a lot of reading and papers. They do have an excellent Special education program. The school itself has improved since I was last there. I am actually proud to call myself a Knight.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Instructional Technology
Graduation Year: 2016

At the University of Central Florida extra support from teachers and peers is always there to make sure you are a successful student. The classes I have taken in my field have not been difficult and the work load isn't too much. The only con I can think of about my graduate program is most of the classes are all online. I am a person that learns best face to face. Luckily, a lot of my professors allow for time to meet with students.
2.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros are great campus in a great city. Cons are the cost of living in Orlando is expensive and there are not many research opportunities in my department.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2016

Overall this is a great institution for academic development. I'm pursuing a master in criminal justice after a ten year hiatus and love the program. The educators, though some are eccentric, have a great way of conveying important information.
1.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

The structuring of the program has made it difficult to work full-time and meet the course/internship requirements, despite the program being advertised as working student friendly. Also, the adjunct professors assigned to the evening classes many times are unorganized and lack time to organize and maintain an environment that lends itself to the success of the students. The pros of the program are my cohort. The individuals that are in my courses are passionate, smart and dedicated individuals. They are a major reason I stick with the program.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros of my graduate program include access to faculty in a timely manner and how very approachable the faculty are in helping students achieve their professional goals. Cons of my graduate program are that I wish certain classes could be offered by the division of graduate studies as mixed mode (combination of F2F and online modes of instruction). The division of graduate studies is committed to helping students succeed academically, and the college of education reflects on student input for maximized student success. Thank you college of education and human performance at U.C.F.!
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Civil Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

This school is a great school to build up connections and using the leadership opportunities and networking during studying and doing cool researches. you have a good chance to teach enough and become an experienced teacher because of huge number of undergrads ( second largest in the nation). The only problem is the ranking, which is not bad but not good enough to be able to be an assistant professor in a research school.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of my graduate program are the faculty, cohort model, and growth experiences. The faculty is incredibly knowledgeable, each with their own area of expertise. They are diverse, easy to talk to, and provide a great amount of support to their students. Every assignment I was ever given was relevant to my future career and helped develop me as a counselor. The cohort model helped me socialize with my graduate student peers and provided me with strong friendships throughout some of the hardest moments of my life. It also helped normalize my anxiety and stresses related to school and life in general. The growth experiences that specifically were best in my opinion are the experiential activities completed for class and attending conferences. It helped me learn more about myself and find ways to incorporate my strengths into my counseling. The cons I would have to say is the transportation nearby the school and class times. Due to the location of the school, public transportation is not reliable so if you do not own a car or do not live in nearby housing, it will be difficult to make it to class. I understand the need to have class at night but after working all day prior to class, the semester can become exhausting very quickly. There were some classes offered online or at an earlier time but I would prefer the option to have more of them earlier rather than later.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2018

It was the best graduate program I had attended thus far.
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