College of Engineering & Computer Science
College of Engineering & Computer Science

Facts
Facts


DID YOU KNOW? Lockheed Martin, Harris Corporation and Siemens Energy
have the highest percentage of employees from UCF.

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

CECS Fast Facts 2013-2014
CECS Fast Facts 2013-2014 (Printer Friendly)


RANKINGS

Ranked 43rd best public graduate engineering college nationwide by U.S. News & World Report (2013)

Ranked 4th best graduate engineering school for Hispanics by Hispanic Business Magazine (2013)









FRESHMAN PROFILE

Total Incoming Freshmen: 904

  General Honors
Avg. SAT Score 1273 1413
Avg. ACT Score 28 31.1
Avg. High School GPA 3.89 4.29
Freshman Orientation

DEGREE MAJORS

Aerospace Engineering, B.S., 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.
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 with UCF College of Optics and Photonics

FACULTY HONORS

National Academy of Engineering 1 Member
National Academy of Inventors 1 Fellow
American Association for the Advancement of Science 10 Fellows
American Society for Engineering Education 2 Fellows
U.S. Jefferson Science Fellowship 1 Fellowship
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 12 Fellows
American Society of Civil Engineers 5 Fellows
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 3 Fellows
ASM International 2 Fellows
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 12 Fellows
Association of Computing Machinery 1 Fellow
Institute of Industrial Engineers 3 Fellows
National Science Foundation CAREER Awards 12 Awards
PROFESSORS: 50
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS: 49
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS: 26
FULL-TIME LECTURERS: 14
INSTRUCTORS: 5
STAFF: 67

TOTAL: 211
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DEGREES CONFERRED (1969 - Spring 2013)

  2012 - 2013 Cumulative
Bachelor's 1,002 21,124
Master's 346 6,806
Doctoral 68 1,015

ENROLLMENT

ENROLLMENT (2013)
DIVERSITY


TOTAL: 8,296
7,014 undergraduate
1,282 graduate
NATIONAL MERIT: 73
22 new
51 returning
UNDERGRADUATE
African-American: 7.5%
Asian: 7.0%
Hispanic: 22.7%
Female: 14.6%
GRADUATE
African-American: 3.6%
Asian: 5.1%
Hispanic: 12.1%
International: 35.7%
Female: 21.7%

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

135 teaching assistant and 175 research assistant positions plus tuition funded in Fall 2013 at an average annual stipend of more than $18,000

$231,750 in college scholarships awarded to undergraduate and graduate students for 2012-13

RESEARCH

  FY 2012 FY 2013
Expenditures $19.7 million $21.3 million
New Funding $21.9 million $22.8 million
CECS received the most funding of all UCF Colleges
and units in FY 2012 and 2013.
Research Centers
Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation
Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research
Center for Research in Computer Vision*
Coastal Dynamics of Sea Level Rise Research Cluster of Excellence
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

*donates a university center
Research Center Parnters
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

FACILITIES

FACILITIES
  Completed Square Feet
Engineering I 1985 130,0885
Engineering II 2001 105,545
Harris
Engineering Center
2006 113,866
MAE Research Facility 2012 4,000
CENTRAL FLORIDA RESEARCH PARK
• Adjacent to the University of Central Florida
• 126 companies, including industry leaders in simulation, networking and software
• Approximately 10,000 employees

UCF AT A GLANCE

The University of Central Florida, founded in 1963, is the nation’s second-largest university. Located in Orlando, UCF and its 12 colleges provide opportunities to 59,740 students, offering 177 bachelor’s and master’s degrees and 30 doctoral programs. Students come from all 50 states and 148 countries. the Princeton Review ranked a UCF education as one of the nation’s best values in 2013-14.

UCF Highlights
  • A UCF-record $55 million grant from NASA was awarded (2013).
  • UCF produced the second-largest number of STEM graduates in the State University System of Florida.
  • 48 percent of UCF students graduated without educational debt. Nationally, 33 percent of students graduate debt-free.
  • A record 247 National Merit Scholars enrolled, double the number enrolled five years ago.
  • UCF awarded more than 15,000 degrees, more than any other Florida state university.
  • UCF researchers earned more than $1.1 billion in external grants during the past decade, and their work creates an additional 3,800 jobs annually.
  • UCF is ranked 21 among the world’s 100 patent-producing universities; and IEEE ranks UCF in the top 20 for patent strength.

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