Graduate [graj (ǝ) wǝt]
a person who has successfully completed a course of study or training, especially a person who has been awarded an undergraduate academic degree. At UF, graduate students are those who have earned a recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree.
UF is currently ranked in the top 20 of U.S. public universities and is a leading research institution with outstanding opportunities for a graduate education. The UF Graduate School coordinates the 250 graduate degree programs. Graduate degrees are offered at the master's, specialist and doctoral levels.
Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree at UF should contact the academic units directly to learn more about admissions criteria. Additional information can also be obtained from The Graduate School.
These are the minimum requirements for admission into UF graduate programs:
UF is consistently ranked among the nation's top universities, making Washington Monthly's list of national universities that offer the best bang for the buck, along with being one of the top public universities graduating Hispanic students with master's degrees. There are over 12,000 graduate students and 2,800 graduate faculty.
There are funding opportunities for graduate students through assistantships, fellowships, awards, grants, and affiliations with other educational institutions.
Students can take advantage of the numerous organizations, Graduate Student Council, workshops for teaching assistants, professional development, and many other student resources at UF. There are also resources for students with families, including spousal privileges, family care and schools.