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University of Central Florida

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  • Study at a top university in the « Sunshine State »
  • Pathway programme that combines english + academic lessons
  • No need for SATs !

A member of the Shorelight programme, University of Central Florida offers extremely flexible courses. The first two or three semesters are designed specifically to allow international students to adapt to the american system and culture as smoothly as possible.

UCF Student Union – The Heart of Campus

Located in the heart of campus, the Student Union features 14 eateries. It also has a convenience store, computer labs, lounges, meeting and retail spaces, and a full-service SGA Ticket Center, which ...

An innovative and affordable american university

Located in Orlando, University of Central Florida (UFC) is the second largest in the country, with more than 63 000 students from 152 countries, the university offers over 200 programmes spread over 13 faculties. The U.S News & World Report ranks UCF among the most innovative universities. It is also considered to be one the best value universities by Forbes.


The University of Central Florida is a member of Shorelight : a group of universities committed to offering an exceptional student experience for internationals arriving in the United States. Students on this programme have the ability to change their specialty at any moment, and they are assigned to small class sizes for a truly personalized learning exerience. They also receive 24/7 linguistic support. The aim of this programme is to facilitate the students transition to an american university. For the first two or three semestres, these students follow lessons with academic support allowing them to earn university credits. They also participate in programs that allow them to familiarise themselves with local culture.


Courses and Specialties : science in all its glory

UFC offers a large variety of programmes in a dozen faculties : Human and social sciences ; Law, international relations and politics ; Tourism and hospitality ; sports, fitness and nutrition ; engineering and information sciences ; science and mathematics ; education ; health and medicine ; music, theatre and the arts ; business, finance and economics ; and architecture and design.

The most famous faculty is that of science. Its best programmes are : education, physics and astronomy, and computer science.


Joining University of Central Florida

To join the University of Central Florida via the Shorelight, students must have an 11/20 average on the baccalaureat as well as an IELTS test score of at least 5.5.

A years tuition costs between $22 500 and $25 000 depending on the course. For accommodation, it’s around $9600 per year.


Living and studying in Orlando

Florida is a heavenly place to study. The city of Orlando gets 236 days of sunshine per year ; the legendary Disney World, the 7th biggest research hub in the US, the Kennedy Space Center, and of course multiple beaches and breathtaking natural sites are just a few of the gems that are to be found there.

UCF guarantees international students accommodation in the heart of campus. The classrooms, bars and restaurants and parks : everything is within walking distance. Students are generally lodged in four bedroom two bathroom apartments, with a kitchen and a living room.

Moving to the US can be a daunting prospect and many students give up before they even get there. This is precisely why the Shorelight programme was created. So if you are keen on studying in the US, get in touch with a Study Experience advisor.

UCFs student residences are organized into apartments allowing students to live together in a comfortable and modern space. Four students share a two bedroom, two bathroom apartment. All apartments are fully furnished and heated, equipped with air conditioning adn WiFi. In terms of cost, expect around 6825$ per semester.

Studying in the US is both a fantastic personal experience and a great CV booster. Thanks to the partnership between INTO and Study Experience, the jump into the unknown becomes a piece of cake ! Get in touch with a Study Experience team member to find out more. We will gladly accompany you in your journey !

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