University of Central Florida Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.05 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 473 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 62,953 (54,662 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 30 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 54% part-time, 46% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $8,872 in-state; $28,657 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2015

The pro's of my graduate program at UCF is affordability, accessiblity and qualified professors. I have not foun dany cons yet.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

I'm doing good with the graduate program, but financially I'm struggling soo much as I'm an international student. Graduate program is awesome in UCF. The faculty, and online facilities are amazing.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of the Healthcare Administration program at UCF is that the majority of the professors have actually worked in the field. For some students this may not be a priority when choosing a program to attend, but it has made all the difference in my education. The professors are able to provide you with real life scenarios and knowledge that you will use in your future career. Also, the school is very helpful with the financial aid process, and they make it very easy compared to my community college experience. I honestly thought I was going to have a nightmare with financial aid at UCF, but everyone was very helpful and I received everything I needed in a timely fashion. One of the cons of my program is that most professors have worked in the field, and yes I know I just said it was a pro; but there is definitely a down side. Our assignments really test your grasp of the course content, because they made you apply your studies to real life situations they have encountered. It is not just answer a few text book questions and move on, we had to solve problems as if we were actually administrators in healthcare already. Also, another pro is that there is such diversity in the program. I have classmates that are from different countries, states, and even some experienced healthcare workers. The diversity has definitely made for some interesting classes and connectivity for myself. Overall, I'm glad that I made the decision to attend the University of Central Florida!
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Our program is pretty rigorous, with a lot of expectations placed on students which force us out of our comfort zones. We are encouraged to network and participate in research projects early on in the program and many of my peers have already presented at conferences. We have on-site practicums in a free community counseling clinic, open to the public. Professors are engaged and engaging, creating interesting classes and also remaining very hands on and interested in our success. It's a long program, which can be made longer if you have many interests and opt in for some of the available certifications. For a program of its length, however, I am already seeing how I will feel prepared and confident in the field of counseling when I step out into the real world.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2014

I feel UCF accounting graduate programs sets you up for success. There are many networking opportunities. Firms come to the school to meet with students and UCF hosts many job fairs. The faculty is very accessible. My only disappointment would be the lack of flexibility of classes. Most are all night classes which I understand many people work and there are no video streamed classes either.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

I love my graduate program! The professors in my program are well known in the counseling community.
4.38 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of my graduate program: experiential learning, professors/doc students give feedback that can be applied, advisors are helpful and are present, class sizes are small and allow for more indepth discussion and hands on learning.
2.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2011

Mediocre MSW program. Very limited number of elective classes. Not many internship opportunities.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I love UCF. The faculty is very supportive and knowledgeable. The connections I've made so far are great. Overall, it is a great program.
3.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Art & Design
Graduation Year: 2014

It's secluded from main campus. This is good and bad: good in that we are able to work and focus; bad in that people do not know we exist. Professors on main campus do not come out to our campus. Some professors let personal/professional conflicts affect the classroom.
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