International Student Services
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 theatres, 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. You should pack lots of sandals and shorts, and bring a few sweaters. 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 faire. 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, banks and movie theatres. Student groups hold regular events including Club Rush, Health Fair and an International Food Festival. The college also sponsors intercollegiate teams in baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s basketball.
Total number of students: 8000
Total number of International students: 100