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College of Central Florida Data & Information Overview

18 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
9% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is College of Central Florida Ranked?

#1,821 Best Colleges in Nation
#61 Best Colleges in FL
Nursing Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

College of Central Florida was awarded 18 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

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Overall Quality

CF is ranked #1,821 out of 2,238 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.

CF also holds the #61 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CF?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Since College of Central Florida has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about College of Central Florida admissions.

College of Central Florida Faculty

18 to 1 Student to Faculty
47% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, College of Central Florida is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Central Florida is 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  47 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Central Florida

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at College of Central Florida.

College of Central Florida Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,368 Full-Time Undergraduates
22.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
60.5% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,150 undergraduates at CF with 2,368 being full-time and 3,782 being part-time.

How Much Does College of Central Florida Cost?

$9,400 Net Price
16% Take Out Loans
$20,420 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of CF is $9,400. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CF

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,194 $9,282 $12,111 $13,366 $14,143

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CF, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CF, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $5,105 a year. That adds up to $20,420 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CF is 8.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do CF Graduates Make?

$33,937 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CF make around $33,937 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 20% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at College of Central Florida make the most money.

Location of College of Central Florida

Florida State
2,368 Full-Time Undergraduates
Small City Campus Setting
College of Central Florida is a public institution located in Ocala, Florida. Ocala is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for CF are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3001 Sw College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474
Phone: 352-873-5800

College of Central Florida Majors

16 Majors With Completions
1,320 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 173 $34,049
Nursing 46 $60,334
Teacher Education Grade Specific 13 $40,613
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 NA
Animal Services 0 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
General Engineering Technology 0 NA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Central Florida along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CF

73% Take At Least One Class Online
36% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 3,882 students took at least one online class at College of Central Florida. This is a decrease from the 5,648 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 3,882 1,930
2019-2020 5,648 4,993
2018-2019 3,237 1,064
2017-2018 3,320 1,085
2016-2017 3,653 1,195

Learn more about online learning at College of Central Florida.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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