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University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32826
The University of Central Florida (UCF) is an American public research university in Orlando. It is the largest university in the United States by undergraduate enrollment, and the second largest by total enrollment. Enrollment today amounts to some 60,821 students. The majority of the student population is located on the main campus 13 miles east-northeast of downtown Orlando. The university offers over 200 degrees through 13 colleges and 12 satellite campuses in Central Florida.
Notable alumni include comic book writer Robert Venditti; comedian Daniel Tosh; actor David Blue; and "Blair Witch Project" writer/directors Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick.
Libraries: UCF Libraries collections include over 2.2 million print volumes, 3.2 million microforms, 330,000 government documents, 10,000 full-text electronic journal subscriptions, 660,000 e-books, 40,000 media titles, and 43,000 serial subscriptions, in addition to special collections and university archives materials. Most of the print and media collection is housed in the John C. Hitt Library on UCF's main campus. It is open to students, faculty and the public 7 days a week. Special Borrowers cards are available for free to Florida schoolteachers and students at Florida state universities and community colleges. The cost for alumni and community borrowers is $30 for six months or $60 per year.
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