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 four-years, public schools.
  • UCF has more expensive tuition & fees ($22,467) than USF ($17,324).
  • It is harder to admit to USF than UCF.
  • UCF has a higher submitted SAT score (1,260) than USF (1,235).
  • UCF has higher submitted ACT score (28) than USF (27).
  • UCF has more students with 71,881 students while USF has 50,626 students.
  • USF has more full-time faculties with 2,046 faculties while UCF has 1,577 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Central Florida and University of South Florida.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UCFUSF
UCFvs.USF
Orlando, FloridaLocationTampa, Florida
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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$6,410
Out-Of-State$17,324
72% ($7,826)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)67% ($8,820)
$7,826Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,820
49.90 %Acceptance Rates45.36 %
36.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.74 %
1,260SAT Score1,235
28ACT Score27
74 %Graduation Rate74 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate11 %
92 %Retention Rate92 %
71,881Student Population50,626
1,577Number of Faculties2,046
31 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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