International Students Welcome!

International Students Welcome!

There is no better location in the world than the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Rosen College of Hospitality Management to study hospitality, events, entertainment, lodging and restaurants, theme parks and attractions, and lifestyle community management. UCF Rosen College also offers graduate level (Master’s) degrees and a Ph.D. program in Hospitality Management.

Gain access to the internationally recognized faculty at the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management and graduate with significant work experience and key industry connections.

See Yourself as a Knight.

Click the buttons for access to all the information international undergraduate and graduate students need to apply, from visa details to English language proficiency standards.

International Undergraduate Admissions

International Graduate Admissions

Do you have questions about UCF Rosen College? Click HERE and someone will contact you.

You may also contact Dr. Diego Bufquin, Program Director for International Development at .

Meet our International and Out-of-state Rosen College Leadership Council members.

Click HERE or on the image below.

A Hospitality and Tourism Powerhouse | The College Tour

Explore college and campus life at UCF through the experiences of real students, faculty and alumni in the best (and biggest) virtual college tour you’ve ever seen.

Featured on Season 3 of The College Tour, a TV series streaming on Amazon Prime, you’ll get an inside look at UCF’s Rosen College campus and what it means to be a Knight.

Experience this one-of-a-kind series and discover why UCF is the university for the future.

Learn from
International Faculty

UCF Rosen College’s faculty members represent 18 different countries and are known worldwide for their research, teaching skills and professional experience. Many of them served in executive roles in restaurants, hotels, theme parks and attractions. Take a look at the Faculty Directory.

With a state-of-the-art campus, unmatched industry resources and a faculty of internationally recognized experts, there are a few exceptional reasons why UCF’s Rosen College has grown to be the largest hospitality college in the United States with an renowned reputation for producing outstanding graduates and industry leaders who live and work around the globe. Are you next?

Get Acquainted with our Campus and Our City!

UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, located in Orlando, Florida, #1 tourist destination in America, offers students an unrivaled opportunity to learn and work in the heart of hospitality. Tour our Campus in this Video  and click this link to See Why Our Students Love Rosen College!  Also, take a look at our campus through our viewbook.

Live Action Viewbook

The Orlando metropolitan area has an estimated population of almost 3 million residents. The region also attracts close to 80 million tourists per year, making it one of the most visited tourism destinations in the United States. Nearby airports include Orlando International Airport and Orlando Sanford International Airport, making it easy for international students to travel to and from their home countries to the college. Take a look at the exciting Orlando lifestyle via VisitOrlando’s YouTube Channel.


We Study Abroad Too!

UCF Rosen College welcomes almost 100 international undergrad and graduate students each fall. Our American students also value the international experience. Each semester some of our students further their education at the more than 16 partner universities overseas. Click the button to see where passports take our students.

Study Abroad

Immigration Advising

Students with immigration advising needs are welcome to visit the UCF Global website or visit them in person at the UCF Global building on main campus. You may email for more information.

The Rosen College Experience:
International Students Perspectives

UCF Rosen College welcomes the perspective and diversity that international students bring to our campus. The opportunity to share cultures and global ideas is at the heart of hospitality. Some of our students have chosen to share their experiences via video. Take a look.


Student Clubs and Organizations Videos

International Internships Videos

Domestic Internships Videos

Study Abroad Student Videos

  • “Hello! We are Maria (from Brazil) and Rachele (from Italy), two international students at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management. We are both graduate students and we’re enrolled in the Master’s degree of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Why did we choose Rosen? Well… First of all, because it offers the best education in the US in the field of tourism and hospitality, and, secondly, because we believe there’s no better place to study tourism management than Orlando, the top US tourist destination!” Learn more about our journey HERE.
  • Hear from Mayara, a current international graduate student from Brazil on why studying at Rosen College. Check it out what’s like to live and learn in Orlando, Florida, and the great opportunities that Rosen College and the city can offer you. See her video HERE.