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Colleges / College of Central Florida

College of Central Florida

Ocala, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate43%
Acceptance Rate43%

About CCF

College of Central Florida Overview

College of Central Florida is a public, state school in a small town setting in Ocala, Florida. CCF was founded in 1957 and enrolls 5,331 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Involvement at CCF

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of CCF's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? CCF students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

CCF does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? CCF has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at CCF on the Student Life page.

2022 CCF Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 43%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,832
Out-of-State $10,632
Percent of Need Met 20%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $1,850

Is CCF a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what CCF offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

CCF Acceptance Rate 2022

CCF is not competitive to get into. Around 43% of applicants get into CCF each year. Last year, 2,812 students applied to CCF and 1,219 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at CCF

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook CCF Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with CCF directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

College of Central Florida's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of College of Central Florida's endowment was $65.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at CCF

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

CCF meets 20% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend CCF full-time are awarded $1,850 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at CCF.

Based on this information, is CCF the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is CCF a good school for you?

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Where is College of Central Florida Located?

CCF is located in the small town setting of Ocala, Florida.

If you want to see CCF for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Ocala, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Orlando International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what CCF and Ocala are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3001 SW College Road Ocala, FL 34474

Campus Setting: Small Town

CCF Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CCF is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CCF is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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CCF Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at CCF is like? There are approximately 5,331 students enrolled at CCF. 38% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from FL and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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