The UCF College of Community Innovation and Education brings together academic programs focused on building stronger communities and elevating the human experience. The college is home to a wide variety of disciplines and established partnerships, where we work on innovative solutions to complex social issues that affect communities throughout Central Florida and beyond.

Our teaching, service and research aim to improve society starting with the lives of individuals within our communities.

As the anchor college to UCF Downtown, select academic programs are housed in downtown Orlando. This location offers students numerous opportunities to engage in community-based experiences, including internships, practicums and research — all in  the heart of the Orlando.

We offer numerous degree, minor and certificate programs.
Our programs are located on the main campus and UCF Downtown.
We have eight departments and schools across different disciplinary fields.

in scholarships available


external research funding


Our Mission and Vision


The College of Community Innovation and Education's mission is to educate and empower leaders to serve a diverse society through innovative instruction, strong partnerships and transformative scholarship.


The College of Community Innovation and Education's vision transcends traditional university boundaries to engage faculty and students with the social and economic fabric of thriving, modern communities.