University of Central Florida, also referred to as UCF, is a public space grant university established in 1963. It was founded as the Florida Technological University. The campus of UCF spreads over 1,415 acres of land. There are more than 45,000 students enrolled at this university including undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students.
The university offers bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees as well as certificates and specialist degrees in nearly 100 separate courses of study. These courses are taught mostly at the main campus. In addition, there are 12 other colleges under this university:
The athletics teams of UCF are known as the UCF Knights. The mascot is the Knightro. The team colors are black and old gold. There are more than 15 active varsity sports teams that play football, basketball, baseball, and soccer among others.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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