The College of Central Florida has been ranked among the best in the state and the nation for academic programs, affordability and overall quality.
“CF continues to deliver a high-quality learning experiences and is committed to student success,” said Dr. Jim Henningsen, CF president. “The recent rankings are a testament to the work of our faculty and staff.”
- CF is recognized among the top 50 Community Colleges in the nation for 2021 by Intelligent.com., and among those colleges was recognized for the Best Job Placement Rate. In evaluating the institutions, they prioritized affordability, program selection, reputation, faculty, and course delivery methods, including online, in-person, and hybrid classes. The comprehensive research was based on an assessment of 1,187 accredited colleges and universities in the nation.
- In a separate ranking, Intelligent.com ranked CF’s Associate in Business Administration Degree Program among the top 50 in the nation for 2021. Among those 50 colleges, CF was also named Best for Certificates. The comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 188 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.
- The CF Nursing program is ranked No. 6 for Best RN Programs in Florida by RegisteredNursing.org. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a program supports students toward licensure and beyond. The nursing advocacy organization analyzed past and present first time NCLEX-RN “pass-rates” weighted by year.
- Best Value Schools has ranked CF No. 11 on its 2020 Best Colleges in Florida list. CF joins the ranks of University of Florida, University of Central Florida and University of West Florida, which appear in the top five. Rankings are based on the number of online programs, graduation rate, and tuition cost.
CF offers more than 150 academic pathways including college credit certificates, postsecondary adult vocational programs, associate and bachelor’s degrees.