UCF has graduated about 30,000 masters and about 2,000 doctoral students since 1968.
UCF is now ranked in the top 25 percent of master’s programs in the United States and Canada, based on both enrollment and numbers of master’s graduates.
UCF is ranked 38th in the nation for the strength of its research and patents by Technology Review, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s magazine of innovation. Only the University of Florida, at 20th, ranks higher among Florida state universities.
UCF is ranked 8th in the nation on the “Patent Scorecard” which determines the strength of a university’s patents as measured by how frequently they are cited as subsequent patents.
UCF’s Carnegie Classification is Doctoral/Research Universities-Intensive.
UCF is the 2nd largest university in the nation. For the fall 2012 semester, UCF enrolled over 58,000 students.