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International students who are non-native English speakers are typically required to provide evidence of their English abilities before they are admitted into a US college or university. «IELTS» provides a fair, accurate and reliable measure of language skills, and is trusted by organizations worldwide as a proof of English proficiency.

About College of Central Florida

The College of Central Florida has been transforming lives and enriching the community by providing a supportive, high-quality learning environment that prepares individuals to excel in work and life since 1957. CF’s largest campus is located in the safe, suburban community in Central Florida.Ocala is the horse capital of the world, only 1.5 hours away from Walt Disney World and Daytona Beach.

Find your future here, and take the first step toward your dream career by earning a quality and affordable education at CF.


Fast Facts

College of Central Florida is your first choice for quality and affordable higher education

  • The Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence ranked CF among the top 150 colleges in the country for quality and community college excellence

  • Ranked 1% in affordability nationwide by the U.S Department of Education

  • 21:1 Student to faculty ratio

  • CF Offers over 150 academic pathways for undergraduate studies, including 4-year bachelor’s degrees, 2-year occupational degrees, and 2+2 Associate in Arts pathways. Fields of study include Art, Business, Communication, Education, Health Sciences, Humanities, Industry and Manufacturing, Public Safety, STEM, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Human Services

  • The CF campus is a student-friendly environment. The largest campus is located in Ocala, which is 1.5 hours away from Orlando and Daytona Beach. Student housing is also available at the College Square Apartments equipped with amenities that provides a feeling of home away from home

All Students Welcome

English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes

The College of Central Florida offers English as a Second Language (ESL) for academic purposes. This program improves English skills, including grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking. These credit courses are designed to prepare non-native English speaker for success in a chosen degree program. ESL/EAP courses are offered every semester and cost the

Evidence of English proficiency is not required for admission of international students; however, TOEFL 61 and IELTS 5.5 are accepted. Students admitted without these test scores take a placement test to access the proficiency of their English and mathematics skills during orientation. Student’s test results that reflect adequate skills will be eligible for college-level, degree course work. Those who do not meet the required placement test score will be required to take ESL classes until the student has met the language requirements.

Campus and Location

CF provides student-friendly environment.CF’s 150-acre campus is in sunny Ocala, FL, within driving distance of internationally sought-after destinations such as Disney World, Universal Studios, and the JFK space center, along with beautiful beaches, swamps, springs, and all kinds of iconic Florida nature and wildlife.

Housing is available at the College Square Apartments located adjacent to the Ocala Campus offers private, fully furnished rooms with shared facilities, along with a game room, swimming pool and computer lab. Campus and housing facilities are in a safe location near shopping malls, banks and movie theatres.

2+2 University Transfership Program

Take the first step toward your dream career. Earn an affordable degree online or on campus! Graduates of Associate in Arts (2+2 program) are guaranteed university transfer admission to a public state university in Florida.

With this program, you can save money, finish your degree faster and graduate with a prestigious University degree. Students will also receive extra support from CF’s award-winning faculty and small class sizes as they start their college journey, additionally, students will gain access to a dedicated UF Online academic advisor to stay on track. Criteria-based admission applies

The College of Central Florida university partners include:

  • University of Central Florida (Orlando)

  • University of South Florida (Tampa)

  • Florida A&M University (Tallahassee)

  • The University of Florida Online

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