Admissions

Master’s Degree Admission Requirements

To qualify for our MS in gerontology program, domestic applicants must have the following:

  • A prior bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a degree deemed equivalent by the UF Office of Admissions.
  • An upper-division GPA of 3.0 (“B” grade) or higher.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A resume and statement of purpose.

Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements

To qualify for our graduate certificate program, domestic applicants must have the following:

  • A prior bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a degree deemed equivalent by the UF Office of Admissions.
  • An upper-division GPA of 3.0 (“B” grade) or higher.
  • A resume.

Non-Degree Admission Requirements

To enroll in online courses as non-degree seeking students, domestic applicants must have the following:

  • A prior bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a degree deemed equivalent by the UF Office of Admissions.
  • An upper-division GPA of 3.0 (“B” grade) or higher.

International Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the minimum requirements of their chosen program, international applicants must:

  • Submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or another English language skills test approved by the Graduate Council.
  • Submit official copies of transcripts and graduate credentials from each previously attended college or university in the native language they were issued in. Applicants must include exact English translations of their transcripts with their submission. Please note that diplomas will be returned to applicants once an admission decision has been reached.

Please send admission materials to:
University of Florida
Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall
P.O. Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000