The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a public research university with its main campus located in unincorporated Orange County, Florida, northeast of the city of Orlando and south of Oviedo. UCF also has nine smaller regional campuses throughout central Florida. It is part of the State University System of Florida. With 70,406 students as of the Fall 2021 semester, it currently has the second-largest student body of any public university in the United States.
At UCF, our motto is “Reach for the Stars.” It pushes us to think big and rethink what's been done so we can discover what's next. Since our founding in 1963, this mindset has helped UCF become one of the most innovative universities in the country, with a sense of entrepreneurship and optimism that is unique to Knight Nation. Our focus on educational excellence and exceptional opportunities gives students a solid foundation to achieve success while at UCF and well into the future.