The GRE Requirement: For All (Domestic and International) Applicants
Sending GRE scores to the University of Florida
You must have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send their official GRE test scores directly to the UF Office of Admissions at code 5812. Only official, sealed scores, direct from ETS (Education Testing Service), are acceptable. Self-reported scores, unsealed copies of score reports, or photocopies of score reports cannot be accepted as official final documents.
The GRE and Your Application
The overall GRE score is taken into account—along with other factors, such as undergraduate GPA, grades from other graduate courses, and experience.
English Language Skill Requirements for Admission: International Applicants Only
If your native language is not English or if you graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a non-English speaking country, you will need to take and submit your TOEFL(Test of English as a Foreign Language) or other Graduate Council-approved English language skills test scores.
Non-English speaking countries are those which are not included in the graduate school’s list of English speaking countries.
Sending TOEFL or English Language Test Scores to the University of Florida
You must have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send their official TOEFL test scores directly to the UF Office of Admissions at code 5812.
Only official, sealed scores, direct from ETS (Education Testing Service), are acceptable. Self-reported scores, unsealed copies of score reports or photocopies of score reports cannot be accepted as official final documents.
Minimum Scores Required
To be considered for the master’s degree, you must score the following on the TOEFL:
|TOEFL Exam Type
All students must have official, sealed transcripts sent to the Office of Admissions as a portion of the application materials. The transcripts should correlate to the schools listed on your application (Step 2).
Former UF students who have not attended any school after UF do not need to request transcripts. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if this applies to you.
If you are not finished with your bachelor’s degree yet, please send a transcript with the finalized degree showing it was earned. Receipt of this transcript must be received and processed before a decision can be made on the application.
Requesting Transcripts: Domestic Applicants Only
If either your bachelor’s or graduate degree(s) were earned in the United States, please see the transcript requirement below.
Request official original transcripts in individually sealed envelopes from every school you have attended since high school be sent to :
University of Florida
Office of Admission
201 Criser Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
Transcript/Mark Sheet and Diploma/Degree Certificate: International Applicants
If either your bachelor’s or graduate degree(s) were earned outside of the United States, please see the transcript and diploma requirement below.
Graduate applicants must submit an official, original document in the native language of each transcript/mark sheetand diploma/degree certificate from each university or college attended. If the native language for the documents is not English, certified, literal (exact) English translations are required. The English translation may come from your university or may be completed by a certified translator.
Your transcript/mark sheet and diploma/degree certificate with English translations (if required) should be assembled by you and sent to the address below in one package. If you would like your transcript/mark sheet and diploma/degree certificate returned to you, you must provide a return shipping label and return packaging in the package that you send.
Packages must be sent to:
Attn: Teresa Richardson
University of Florida College of Medicine
Department of Aging and Geriatric Research
2004 Mowry Rd
Gainesville, Florida 32610
*We must have your original diploma verifying that the degrees reported were earned. We keep the diploma locked and safe until after your application materials are processed and an application decision can be made. Once a decision is made, we will send your diploma back to you via the label and packaging that you provide. While the University of Florida handles all documents with care, we are not responsible for documents that are lost or damaged in the mail.