Facts & Stats

Did You Know?

UCF is the #1 workforce supplier worldwide for Lockheed Martin, Harris Corporation and Siemens Energy.

Rankings

Ranked in the top 100 public graduate engineering colleges nationwide by U.S. News & World Report (2016).

Three-time national champions: UCF Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team – 2014, 2015, 2016.

Enrollment (2015)

9,409 students

(8,072 undergraduate; 1,337 graduate)

National Merit Scholars

89 (26 new; 63 returning)

Freshman Class Profile

1,126 Total Incoming Freshmen

Average SAT Score: 1286 (general)  1418 (honors)

Average ACT Score: 28.5 (general)  31.8 (honors)

Avg. High School GPA (weighted): 4.02 (general)  4.37 (honors)

Departments

Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Division of Computer Science
  • Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Management Systems

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Degrees Offered (by discipline)

  • Aerospace Engineering – B.S., M.S.
  • Biomedical Engineering – M.S.
  • Civil Engineering – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Computer Engineering – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Computer Science – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Construction Engineering – B.S.
  • Data Analytics – M.S.
  • Digital Forensics – M.S.
  • Electrical Engineering – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Engineering Management – M.S.
  • Environmental Engineering – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Industrial Engineering – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Information Technology – B.S.
  • Materials Science and Engineering – M.S., Ph.D.
  • Mechanical Engineering – B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Modeling and Simulation – M.S., Ph.D.
  • Photonics Science and Engineering – B.S. (joint program w/ UCF College of Optics and Photonics)

Bachelor's Degree Programs

Aerospace Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Construction Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Information Technology; Mechanical Engineering; Photonics Science & Engineering

Master's Degree Programs

Aerospace Engineering; Biomedical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Data Analytics; Digital Forensics; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Management; Environmental Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Modeling and Simulation

Doctoral Degree Programs

Civil Engineering; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Modeling and Simulation

Faculty and Staff (308 total)

  • 56 Professors
  • 48 Associate Professors
  • 42 Assistant Professors
  • 26 Lecturers & Instructors
  • 80 Staff

Faculty Honors

  • National Academy of Engineering – 2 Members
  • National Academy of Inventors – 2 Members
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science – 10 Fellows
  • American Society for Engineering Education – 2 Fellows
  • U.S. Jefferson Science Fellowship – 2 Fellows
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – 12 Fellows
  • American Society of Civil Engineers – 4 Fellows
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers – 5 Fellows
  • ASM International – 2 Fellows
  • Association of Computing Machinery – 1 Fellow
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers – 3 Fellows
  • Electrochemical Society – 3 Fellows
  • American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering – 3 Fellows
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Awards – 14 Awards
  • Institute of NanoTechnology – 1 Fellow
  • America n Vacuum Society – 1 Fellow
  • Additional National Early Career/Young Investigator – 9 Awardees

Financial Support

182 teaching assistant and 251 research assistant positions plus tuition funded in Fall 2015 at an average annual stipend of more than $18,000.

$444,060 in college scholarships awarded to undergraduate and graduate students for 2015-16 academic year.

Degrees Conferred

Academic Year 2014-15

1,240 Bachelor’s

329 Master’s

77 Doctoral

Degrees Conferred Cumulative

1969 through Fall 2015

24,090 Bachelor’s

7,546 Master’s

1,233 Doctoral

28,945 total

CECS Fast Facts Brochure

Research - FY 2015

Expenditures – $24.2 million

New Funding –  $28.2 million

Research - FY 2016

Expenditures – $27.9 million

New Funding – $35.6 million

FACT: From 2010 to 2016, the total new research funding for CECS exceeded $160 million.

 

 

Research Centers

Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation

Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research

Center for Research in Computer Vision

Consortium for Applied Acoustoelectronics Technology

Environmental Systems Engineering Institute

Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering

Interactive Systems & User Experience Research Cluster of Excellence

Stormwater Management Academy

Multi-functional Integrated System Technology Center

Research Center Partners

Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center

Biomolecular Science Center

Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers

Florida Photonics Center of Excellence

Florida Solar Energy Center

Florida Space Institute

Institute for Simulation and Training

NanoScience Technology Center

National Center for Forensic Science

Townes Laser Institute

Central Florida Research Park

Adjacent to the University of Central Florida

126 companies that provide co-ops, internships, jobs, and research partnerships

Approximately 10,000 employees

Nation’s 7th largest research park

The nation’s epicenter for computer modeling, simulation and training