College of Central Florida

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Cost of Attendance

    $5,000—$10,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School


  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Computer Science, Psychology

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification


  • Type of Housing


  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 5.5+, TOEFL: 61+

  • Social Media

College of Central Florida is the first choice in quality and affordable higher education for students from over 85 different nationalities. CF is recognized as top 15% of colleges in quality by the Aspen Institute of Community College of Excellence, and among the top 1% in affordability nationwide by the U.S. Department of Education.

College of Central Florida offers over 150 academic pathways for undergraduate studies, including 2-year occupational degrees, 2+2 transfer pathway program, and 4-year bachelor’s degrees.  Fields of study include Art, Business, Communication, Education, Health Sciences, Humanities, Industry and Manufacturing, Public Safety, STEM, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Human Services. 

Florida University Transfer Admission

CF graduates of Associates degree are guaranteed transfer admission to a Florida public state university. CF has partnerships with University of Central Florida (Orlando), University of South Florida (Tampa), Florida A&M University (Tallahassee), and University of Florida Online.

All English Fluency Levels Welcome 

International students may begin their degree program at the College of Central Florida before mastering English. Evidence of English Proficiency (TOEFL 61 and IELTS 5.5) are accepted but not required for admission.  CF offers English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes (ESL/EAP) courses. These credit courses are an integral part of the academic program and are designed to prepare a non-native English speaker for success in a chosen field of study. EAP courses are offered every semester and cost the same as all credit courses.

Student Housing at the College Square Apartments

Student housing is available at the College Square Apartments. Students can easily walk to classes and college facilities as it is conveniently located adjacent to the CF Ocala Campus. Campus and housing facilities are in a safe location near shopping malls, banks and movie theatres. The spacious, fully-furnished apartments provide each student with a private bedroom and shared bathroom, living area, kitchen and dining area. Amenities include swimming pool, volleyball court, computer lab, laundry facilities and mailboxes. We welcome you to experience this home away from home atmosphere.

Admission Made Easy

College of Central Florida accepts degree-seeking students in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.  The requirements are as follows:

* Online application at with $30 USD application fee

* High School Transcripts and Certificate (Learn more at Foreign Transcripts Credential Evaluation > College Of Central Florida (

* Financial declaration of $20,663 (Associate) or $24,340 (Bachelor)

* Passport copy

* TOEFL 61 and IELTS 5.5 scores accepted, but not required for admission

Admission Deadlines: July 1st (Fall), November 15 (Spring), and April 1st (Summer)

International Student Services

CF is committed to helping you every step of the way. The International Student Services office helps with:

  • F-1 Visa application process
  • Admissions consultation
  • One-on-one academic advising
  • Free tutoring
  • International student club membership
  • Student employment requests
  • International student campus housing
  • Free airport shuttle pick-up
  • Change of Visa status to F-1 Student Visa and more!

CF is truly a great place to begin, continue or complete your higher education in the United States.  There is something for everyone!  Visit to learn more about the College of Central Florida.  See for yourself what it's like to be a student at the College of Central Florida with this short video.

Take a virtual tour of College of Central Florida's largest campus located in the safe, suburban community of Ocala, Florida, which is 1.5 hours away from Walt Disney World Orlando and Daytona Beach.  This video walks through many of the buildings and amenities available for students at the Ocala campus.  


College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
P: +1-352-873-5800

3001 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474-4415
P: +1-352-405-1624
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