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College of Central Florida is a public institution located in Ocala, Florida. Ocala is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

164 Undergraduate Degrees

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College of Central Florida Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CF.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is College of Central Florida?

Location of College of Central Florida

Contact details for CF are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3001 Sw College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474
Phone: 352-873-5800

How Do I Get Into CF?

You can apply to CF online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to College of Central Florida when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford College of Central Florida?

25% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CF, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $4,565 a year. That adds up to $18,260 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CF is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

College of Central Florida Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,818 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,605 undergraduate students at CF, with 2,818 being full-time and 3,787 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  CF

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,818 full-time undergraduates at CF, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  CF

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of College of Central Florida students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CF Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 56
Black or African American 329
Hispanic or Latino 360
White 1,741
International Students 74
Other Races/Ethnicities 258

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at College of Central Florida. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 34 countries are represented at CF. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Brazil, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at College of Central Florida

1,085 Took All Classes Online
3,320 Took At Least One Class Online
2.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,320 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CF has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 29th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of CF

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at College of Central Florida was 2.4%. This is the #1,325 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CF regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of CF majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 23%
Registered Nursing 23%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

College of Central Florida Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 112 52 164
TOTAL 112 52 164


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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