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Is College of Central Florida a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about College of Central Florida veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: College of Central Florida G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on CF Includes:

How Does CF Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual publishes its Best Schools for Veterans ranking on an annual basis. This list identifies colleges and universities that support veterans as they pursue their education.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked College of Central Florida at #1,546.The school also ranked #56 in our Best for Vets in Florida ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how CF fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 776
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,256

You can also see how specific majors at CF fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Equine Studies Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 5
Best Animal Services Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 7
Best Transportation/Mobility Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 8
Best Agricultural Business Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 9
Best Equine Studies Colleges for Veterans 11
Best Animal Services Colleges for Veterans 13
Best Transportation/Mobility Management Colleges for Veterans 23
Best Agricultural Economics & Business Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 28
Best Agricultural Business Colleges for Veterans 40
Best Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 55

How Many Veterans Go to CF?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

According to the VA, there are 371 G.I. Bill® students at CF. Since the total enrollment at the school is 6,150, approximately 6.03% of the students at CF are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at CF

College of Central Florida participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does CF Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
CF may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, CF may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

CF Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at CF.

Complaints to the VA About CF

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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