University of Central Florida Reviews
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The University of Central Florida is a great university. The tuition in the state of Florida is fairly low when compared to other state universities. In addition, UCF is one of the largest universities in the country, because of this UCF has many resources to offer students whether it be clubs, sports clubs, intramural sports, internships, jobs, and networking. UCF is also located in a great area close to many large corporations such as Disney who consistently chose UCF students for jobs and internships.
The professors at UCF are committed to teaching their students. In the three years I spent there, every member of their staff cared more about their students than their paycheck. Often times I would find that the professor would grade assignments on the spot and would even answer emails in the middle of the night. The institution was not an easy A, but if you want professors that challenge you and do everything in their power to insure you succeed after collage, then UCF's Digital Media program is for you.
The program was very well structured and, despite classes hosting close to 45 students, the faculty in charge used different pedagogy styles. In doing so, faculty members were able to accommodate all learner types, keep the group engaged. Working with individuals can be an intimidating career; to ensure we remain objective and free of bias, different theoretical frameworks were reviewed, different consultation styles were role played. Group activities were encouraged to ensure ongoing discussion and peer learning; all learning was applied through case studies and scenarios review. Guest speakers helped bring an extra sense of reality to the subject matter to ensure graduates are prepared to quickly build credibility and work with all types of clients and needs.
I attended the Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida where I received my degree studying Interpersonal & Organizational Communication. While I loved the overall University and it's campus culture, this degree program left much to be desired. I believe this degree program isn't even offered any more. I left this program feeling unprepared and honestly not sure how to apply the things I learned. It seemed like an itinerary of courses to check the box for your completion.
UCF's Accounting program is rigorous and rewarding. I am now attending graduate school, and I feel that my degree from UCF has certainly prepared me for this endeavor; UCF covered extensive topics that are just now being introduced to some of my graduate peers. There were plenty of networking opportunities at the university, but it is one of the largest in the nation, and thus very competitive. I must also note that it was difficult to attend UCF as a working student. Many networking opportunities clashed with working hours, and some College of Business programs required attendance to these event.
I can honestly say, I fully enjoyed my experience at UCF. It was a university that made you feel comfortable and had tremendous school spirit. There was always something going on and the campus is beautiful. The professor were pretty good for the most part.
I graduated wth my 4 year degree from UCF and I am about to begin the dual masters program for Criminal Justice and public administration. The curriculum for undergradauate studies was challenging but very rewarding. It has prepared me for my future career and has provided me the stepping stones that I will need to succeed in graduate school. The process has been great for graduate school. The advisors stay in communication with you and provide you with everything you will need to get started. I couldn't think of a better school to begin your future.
University of Central Florida it's rank high among many states because of the quality of their programs and their knowledge of current career demands and hands on training required to be successful in the marketplace. I love the environment, most instructors are amazing and I was so pleased that I am currently enrolled again and doing my Masters online.
I attended UCF as a Biology, pre-medical major. I have nothing but excellent things to say about the pre-med program at this school. The advising office is top-notch, preparing students in ways that many other schools do not even offer. There are multiple UCF accredited clinical internships offered per semester, which is also not offered at any other Florida university. There are endless research and networking opportunities in STEM. I highly recommend the university if you are pre-clinical! The only negative thing about going to such a huge school is that most classes have around 200-300 people in them. This makes it hard to get to know professors, although office hours help. There is also common issues with lines and parking, but UCF is doing its best to work on this while it continues to grow.
UCF's Real Estate program is excellent. I am triple majoring at UCF with a degree in Economics, Finance, and Real Estate. Real Estate by far is the best degree, it is very hands on, professors are industry experts that have worked countless years in the field. Out of the college of business it has to be one of the top programs offered with the most opportunity for students. I enjoyed and learned so much from the real estate program that I applied for the Professional Master's of Science in Real Estate program to which I will be attending in the fall.