UCF admission harder for incoming first-year freshmen

The University of Central Florida isn’t the easiest school in the state to attend, at least for first-time, first-year students. In a population of nearly 64,000 students in attendance, both admitted straight out of high school or transferred from a community college, UCF bodes a competitive academic environment for those seeking admission. “We typically do … Continue reading UCF admission harder for incoming first-year freshmen

DirectConnect paves shorter route to degree

Since its introduction in 2006, DirectConnect has helped thousands of students transfer to UCF. The program came to light after a conversation between Valencia College President Sandy Shugart and UCF President John C. Hitt, who discussed various ways to enhance student success. The end result of that conversation was the DirectConnect Program. The primary goal … Continue reading DirectConnect paves shorter route to degree