Why study at CF?

The College of Central Florida is located in the safe and sunny community of Ocala, Florida. With a population of over 50,000, Ocala is home to museums, movie theaters, shopping malls, nature trails and parks. We are within driving distance of Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center and world-class beaches

Our students enjoy a tropical climate with hot and humid summers and mildly chilly winters. Students can travel around campus and the surrounding area by walking or riding a bicycle. Bicycle racks are located next to classrooms and other buildings on campus. Students may also ride the Ocala city public bus system for a reduced student fare. The bus stops and picks up students right on campus.

On our 150-acre campus, international students from more than 27 countries have access to state-of-the-art campus facilities and top notch degree programs. Housing that is adjacent to the campus offers private rooms with shared facilities, along with a game room, swimming pool and computer lab, and is conveniently located to classrooms, shopping malls, supermarket and banks. Student groups hold regular events including Club Rush, Health Fair and an International Food Festival. The college also sponsors intercollegiate teams in baseball, softball, volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball.

Top Reasons to Choose CF

1. Top 150

CF has been recognized among the top 150 colleges in the nation for quality by the Aspen Institute. This is the third time that CF has been recognized by Aspen. Learn more about the Aspen Institute.

2. National Honors

Recent CF graduate, Yanik Etan, was president of the CF chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, as well as International President of Phi Theta Kappa. Learn more about PTK.

3. Guaranteed Transfer

CF graduates are guaranteed admission to UCF.

4. On Campus Housing

College Square combines the best features of apartment living with on-campus convenience and economy, providing a "home away from home" atmosphere. Learn more.

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