Experts agree. . News and World Report says we’re a “Top Tier” and a Best “National University.” The Princeton Review ranks us one of the “Best 380 Colleges”. Forbes called us a “Best Buy College.” A 2016 Cappex College Considerations Report named UCF the “top school Florida students choose”. And, The Business Journals ranked UCF #83 out of 250 top public universities in the nation. UCF is also a founding member of the University Innovation Alliance, a group of 11 public research universities working together to fuel innovation and economic growth and address nationally critical areas of work and creativity. UCF and our Alliance partners believe in making high-quality, marketable college degrees accessible to diverse students at a cost that working and middle-class families can afford.