The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UCF has more expensive tuition & fees ($22,467) than University of Houston ($21,673).
  • It is harder to admit to UCF than University of Houston.
  • UCF has a higher submitted SAT score (1,250) than University of Houston (1,215).
  • UCF has higher submitted ACT score (28) than University of Houston (25).
  • UCF has more students with 71,881 students while University of Houston has 47,090 students.
  • UCF has more full-time faculties with 1,577 faculties while University of Houston has 1,511 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Central Florida and University of Houston.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UCFUniversity of Houston
UCFvs.University of Houston
Orlando, FloridaLocationHouston, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$6,368
Out-Of-State$22,467
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,457
Out-Of-State$21,673
72% ($7,826)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($6,544)
$7,826Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,544
49.90 %Acceptance Rates61.11 %
36.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.07 %
1,250SAT Score1,215
28ACT Score25
74 %Graduation Rate62 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate9 %
92 %Retention Rate86 %
71,881Student Population47,090
1,577Number of Faculties1,511
31 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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