Disney College Programs

Disney College Programs

The Magic is Here! The Disney College Program is waiting for you.

Explore the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World® Resort!

Discover a unique living and working environment with participants from all over the world. This program allows you to gain on-the-job experience with a world-renowned company, providing uniquely Disney learning experiences, all while preparing for your future, building transferable skills, including networking, problem solving, teamwork and effective communication.

The Disney College Program has new housing. The stunning, new housing complex – Flamingo Crossings Village – is the official home to Disney College Program participants. Flamingo Crossings is an incredible, state-of-the-art complex. Flamingo Crossings Village offers a variety of amenities for participants to enjoy. Community amenities include resort-style pools, indoor and outdoor recreational areas, and a fitness center. Each apartment includes keyless entry, a Smart TV and in-unit washer and dryer. All apartments, courtyards and breezeways are non-smoking. For more on the new housing community, click here.

Below, you’ll find more vital information pertaining to the Disney College Program relaunch:

  • Click HERE to find info on applying to the Disney College Program.
  • We have expanded our recent graduate policy. Until otherwise noted, students who have graduated within the last 24 months are eligible to apply.

More details will be shared – visit the Disney Programs Blog for additional information.

This program is for current Disney cast members who wish to pursue a degree. Click HERE for more info on the Disney Aspire program.

Undergraduate Certificate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management

* Update: After a two year pause due to the global Covid-19 pandemic we fully expect to restart the program in 2023. Please check back frequently for news.


The University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Rosen College of Hospitality Management, working with Walt Disney World Resort, offers an intensive six-month Undergraduate Certificate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management for international students who are currently enrolled in hospitality, tourism or business related programs in UCF’s international partnership universities (IPU). Students will take academic courses at the Rosen College and participate in an academic internship through the Disney International College Program at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

The program offers you the thrill of working with a globally recognized hospitality brand – the Walt Disney World Resort – while earning a certificate from one of the top hospitality institutions in the world, the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. Students will earn 12 credit hours toward graduation at their home institution: 9 from course work and 3 from successfully completing the academic internship at the Walt Disney World Resort.

The certificate program has one intake annually and lasts six months in duration. Learn more about the certificate program HERE!

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management at UCF with academic internship at the Walt Disney World Resort, selected students must meet the admission requirement set forth by both the University of Central Florida and the Walt Disney World Resort. Courses are taught entirely in English. For students who are from a country where English is not the official language, the students must receive a TOEFL score of 80 (internet), 220 (computer), 550 (paper), or IELTS score of 6.5 to be considered for the program. Students should also have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above with their home institution in order to be recommended to participate in the program.

A sample TOEFL score submission requirement can be found here.