University of Central Florida Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(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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4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2012

Being in a graduate program is already stressful as it is. I am a grad sudent and work full time but the support and the drive this school has for their student is wonderful. Always try to do their best to help the students. the con that I have is the classes on when they offer these classes. I work so taking days off is not easy especially taking care of school and others. Overall UCF's mission and their value in the grad students is what I like most here at the University of Central Florida.
3.63 out of 5.0
Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

I am going for master of engineering management in University of Central Florida and I will graduate at 2014 . I have not received any financial aid and living my life out campus with all the government loans I borrowed . I am married and living off campus in Orlando is so expensive for us. My wife is going to school too .
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2015

University of Central Florida is known for excellence. Students are put though rigorous and engaging classes with a huge range of topics. We are given immediate hands-on experience that is unmatched in the field of Higher Education. I moved to UCF because I knew I would not get a better Graduate experience anywhere else. The only con I have listed is that it is so far away from my home in Indiana, but the program is unmatched in all areas, including Faculty and Staff. I have already been given networking opportunities that will help me in my future career. I love the program, and the institution.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

All of the faculty are very helpful, make it a very easy transition into the program. Great value for in state residents.
3.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

UCF is a top ranked business school so I feel that the work load will be competitive and sufficient to prepare me for a career in my field. There are many available resources to help me along the way, such as supportive faculty, a writing center and several workshops. Despite these helpful tools, professors and graduate requirements often overlook the fact that students have a demanding life outside of school. For instance, I work full time and I am married. Both my job and my husband require a lot of my time and so it is hard to take advantage of the helpful services provided by the school. It is also difficult to attend the workshops or participate in student organizations. Nevertheless, the pros outweigh the cons and I look forward to furthering my education.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

Just starting the program. Everyone involved with admissions and getting prepared have been great.
4.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Electrical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

My graduate program is one of the best for electrical engineering. The professors are supportive and guide us well throughout the course. The only thing i can complain as a masters student is that i wish masters students are given more research opportunities
4.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros are that it is in an area surround by hospitality companies and attractions. Therefore I am able to get a hands on approach and connect what is learned in the classroom to the city around us. Also UCF has one of the top hospitality research facilities in the world, so I have access to a variety of resources to continue my own research and can network with a plethora of people in my field. Cons is that it is a 4 year program so a big time commitment where you must be dedicated and stay on track. It's hard to balance school life and a social life.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

It is a very good program challenging but will help you grow in your profession
3.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2016

It is a hands on program and I am getting a lot of support for my program as well as for my special education degree
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