University of Central Florida
Consortium Advisory Member:
Dr. Yunjun Xu
Mechanical and Aerospace Dept.
The University of Central Florida is one of the most dynamic universities in the country. Offering 223 degree programs, it has become an academic and research leader in numerous fields, such as optics, modeling and simulation, engineering and computer science, business administration, education, science, hospitality management and digital media.
UCF’s 1,415-acre main campus provides modern facilities, most of which have wireless abilities, with 600 acres set aside for lakes, woods and an arboretum. UCF now has 11 colleges, including the newly established College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the Rosen College of Hospitality Management and the Burnett Honors College. More than 48,000 students attend classes on UCF’s main campus and its 11 regional campuses located throughout Central Florida. UCF recently granted its 171,659th degree in its 39th year of offering classes.
UCF promotes a diverse and inclusive environment. UCF students come from 64 Florida counties, 50 states and 141 countries. Study abroad programs allow UCF students to study and conduct research with 98 institutions in 36 countries.