University of Central Florida

Introduction

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What is Global UCF?

We provide a unique experience for international students at the University of Central Florida. Global UCF students are prepared for future academic, professional and personal success.

Mission

The mission of Global UCF is to foster cultural diversity, create access to UCF for international students, and promote the University of Central Florida’s internationalization strategy by recruiting talented students from around the world and providing them with comprehensive English language, academic exchange and acculturation programs that lead to student success.

By the numbers

UCF is one of the most dynamic universities in the country. Forty-five years ago, there were less than two thousand students enrolled at UCF. Today, there are 63,000. That’s just one reason why we were named a top "Up-and-Coming" university by U.S. News and World Report. But it’s not all about the numbers. What is most important about UCF is our pioneering spirit, our commitment to making life better in the classroom and the community and our student-centered approach to everything we do.

  • 63,000 students
    63,000 students. From 157 countries. 50 states.
  • 2nd largest in U.S.
    Second-largest university in the United States.
  • 81st Best Engineering School
    81st Best Engineering School in the United States.
    U.S. News and World Report, 2015
  • #42 Industrial Engineering
    Ranked #42 Industrial / Systems Engineering
    U.S. News and World Report, 2015
  • #64 Electronic Engineering
    Ranked #64 Electronic / Communications Engineering
    U.S. News and World Report, 2015
  • 15,000 degrees
    Last year UCF conferred more than 15,000 degrees
  • $1 billion external research grants
    UCF researchers earned more than $1.1 billion in external grants in the last decade, creating an additional 3,800 jobs annually.
  • #16 impact on patents
    #16 among U.S. universities for the impact of our patents, according to IEEE, the world’s leading association for the advancement of technology
  • 1,538 jobs created / retained
    UCF’s Small Business Development Center helped entrepreneurs create or retain 1,538 jobs and increase sales by $51.9 million USD in 2013.
  • #3 Up-and-Coming University
    #3 Up-and-Coming National University
    U.S. News and World Report
  • 28,000 student internships
    Over 28,000 UCF students gained practical experience through internships or work-based learning in 2013/14.
  • 2nd ranked in the nation
    Princeton Review ranked UCF’s video game design graduate program second in the nation in 2014.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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BSc

Aerospace Engineering

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The Aerospace Engineering program prepares graduates to have knowledge covering aeronautical engineering, and some topics from astronautical engineering. The program also prepares graduates to have design competence that includes integration of aeronautical or astronautical topics. [+]

Aerospace Engineering

The Aerospace Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of www.abet.org.

The Aerospace Engineering program prepares graduates to have knowledge covering aeronautical engineering, and some topics from astronautical engineering. The program also prepares graduates to have design competence that includes integration of aeronautical or astronautical topics.

The students of M.A.E. have ample opportunities for internship and co-ops in the metropolitan area, with corporations such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Mitsubishi Power Generation, and Siemens. Although our degree programs do not require internships or co-ops to meet graduation requirements, a good percentage of our students enjoy the possibility to participate in these experiences.... [-]


Computer Engineering

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Orlando

Computer Engineering (Cp.E.) advances humankind by improving the underlying digital hardware, computing networks, and production software systems that impact our everyday lives. As an Engineering discipline, it focuses on the tradeoff of Execution Throughput versus Hardware/Software/Energy costs of all types of computers from portable embedded devices and miniature sensor nodes, up through supercomputers. [+]

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering (Cp.E.) advances humankind by improving the underlying digital hardware, computing networks, and production software systems that impact our everyday lives. As an Engineering discipline, it focuses on the tradeoff of Execution Throughput versus Hardware/Software/Energy costs of all types of computers from portable embedded devices and miniature sensor nodes, up through supercomputers.

Thus, fundamental computing components and the theory underlying their operation are emphasized, and then reinforced through laboratory design projects. This degree program prepares graduates for successful, profitable, and lifelong careers in computer systems design, mobile and embedded computing devices, sensor networks, reconfigurable logic, software engineering, and machine intelligence applications.... [-]


Computer Science

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Orlando

A Computer Science degree is the foundation for many of the world’s most exciting and profitable careers. Computer Science emphasizes the mathematical and theoretical foundations of computing, rather than teaching specific technologies. [+]

Computer Science

A Computer Science degree is the foundation for many of the world’s most exciting and profitable careers. Computer Science emphasizes the mathematical and theoretical foundations of computing, rather than teaching specific technologies. A tremendous number of opportunities in a variety of fields awaits computer science graduates, including robotics, computer gaming, virtual reality, computer vision, media convergence, digital, evolutionary computing, computer architecture and so much more.

COMPUTER SCIENCE ADVANTAGES The UCF Programming Team is one of the best in the world! CS teams compete annually in the A.C.M.’s International Programming Contest, and our CS team has an unmatched record — finishing in the Southeast region’s top three every year since 1982! CS teams have earned five Top-10 finishes out of 6,000 teams worldwide. CS has prestigious research programs for undergraduates (REUs). CS has been an N.S.F. REU site in Computer Vision since N.S.F. started the program in 1987. The Association for Computing Machinery (A.C.M.) student chapter, additional Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs), IEEE Computer Society and UPE Computer Science Honor Society and the CS Foundation Exam all provide real-life benefits including networking, face-to-face meetings with experts and career experience. The Department’s new home is the Harris Corp. Engineering Center — an ultra high-tech building with revolutionary equipment, computers, and labs for students. The Computer Science Foundation Exam is a qualifying test all CS majors must pass to advance to upper-level CS courses. Nationally, only UCF’s CS Program uses a test this way to qualify its students. The exam covers... [-]

Management

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Orlando

The primary objective of the Department of Management is to educate students in the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to perform the basic tasks of management. Course offerings are designed to demonstrate how managers, as decision makers, affect organizational efficiency and effectiveness by considering the impact of environment, technology, administrative structure, information and human resources. [+]

Management

The primary objective of the Department of Management is to educate students in the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to perform the basic tasks of management. Course offerings are designed to demonstrate how managers, as decision makers, affect organizational efficiency and effectiveness by considering the impact of environment, technology, administrative structure, information and human resources.

Not eligible for a double degree with another College of Business Administration major.

Admission Requirements Completion of the U.C.F. General Education program and Gordon Rule, or an AA degree from a Florida College System institution. See Common Program Prerequisites Degree Requirements Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog. Only grades of “C” (2.0) or higher transfer into the program and students must have a “C” (2.0) or better in each Common Program Prerequisites class. Students wanting to major in Management must apply for admission to the major. Any student receiving a business degree must complete one half (30) of the 60 upper-level business courses for their degree program in the U.C.F. College of Business Administration. Additionally, 12 of the 30 credit hours completed at U.C.F. must be from the department or school in which the student majors. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in the major and COB. Students in the Management major must maintain a 2.0 or higher cumulative Grade Point Average in all 3000 level or higher Management, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resources courses taken at U.C.F. Failure to maintain the required 2.0... [-]

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Global UCF
4356 Scorpius Street
Global UCF Building | Suite 102

Orlando, Florida, 32816 US
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