Established in 2006, the UCF College of Medicine is one of the first U.S. medical schools in decades to be built from the ground up. As a new medical school, UCF’s program epitomizes innovation, high-tech learning tools and a pioneering spirit to educate young doctors and scientists in a new and better way for the 21st century.
The college is unique nationally because of its large undergraduate and graduate programs in biomedicine through its Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. The Burnett School has almost 3,000 undergraduate majors — making it the third most popular major at UCF. The medical school also offers joint degrees, including an M.D./Ph.D., an M.D./M.B.A. and an M.D./M.S. degree in hospitality.
100% of Students Involved in Research
84 Faculty Publications
98.3% Match Rate
More About the UCF College of Medicine
The UCF College of Medicine is a research-based medical school with a culture based on partnerships and collaboration. The college’s medical and biomedical programs capitalize on UCF’s existing strengths in biological sciences, modeling and simulation, engineering, optics and photonics, psychology, chemistry, film and digital media, business and nursing.
The college is a founding member of Orlando’s growing Medical City at Lake Nona. The UCF Health Sciences Campus at Lake Nona now includes the medical school’s new 170,000-square-foot medical education facility, featuring the latest in lab and classroom technology, as well as its new 198,000-square-foot Burnett Biomedical Sciences building.
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M.D. Program Admissions
The UCF College of Medicine aspires to become the nation’s premier 21st century medical school, as well as a national leader in medical education, research, patient care and service. UCF’s M.D. Program allows students to prepare for careers in every discipline of medicine and to focus on an individualized area of study or research.More M.D. Admissions Information
GME Program Admissions
UCF is pleased to work with HCA Healthcare and the Orlando VA Medical Center to sponsor residency and fellowship programs accredited by the ACGME.More GME Admissions Information
UCF Today News
17 Teams Awarded Almost $5 Million in Jump Start Awards
The Jump Start Fund is one of three funds the president made available as part of his investment program to help position UCF as the…
3 Faculty Honored for Advancing Research, Creative Works
The 10th Women of Distinction Awards recognize faculty who excelled in scholarship amid challenges from the pandemic.
2021 Another Record Year – Five Consecutive Years of Rising Research Funding
UCF sees a record $212.9 million in research awards, which translates into innovation that makes an impact.
Clues Emerge: How Harmless Bacteria Go Rogue Turning into Deadly Flesh-eating Variants
A new UCF-led study reveals how the environment and certain genetic traits play a critical role in the process that trigger bacteria to become human…
College of Medicine Staff Member Receives Local Hispanic Heritage Month Honor
College of Medicine staff member Teresa Rodriguez has received congressional recognition for her volunteer efforts supporting Central Florida’s Hispanic community.