How to Apply
Read all the information and instructions on this webpage about the application process. The deadlines for application materials to be received for admission to the M.Ed., M.A.E, and M.A.E./Ph.D. programs are:
Fall enrollment: July 1
Spring enrollment: October 15
Summer enrollment: March 15
Note: International applicants should consider that the dates above for M.Ed. and M.A.E. applications may not allow enough time for processing of immigration requirements. It is strongly advised that international students apply at least 6 months before the date they intend to start the program.
Ph.D. Program Deadlines:
Fall enrollment: December 1
Spring enrollment: August 1
Summer enrollment: None
- Start at the UF Office of Admissions: Graduate Admission page. Read all the information and instructions. If you are an international student, also read all the information specific to international students available at UF Office of Admission: International Admission.
- Prepare a statement of purpose (letter of intent). The statement of purpose should explain, in a two-page essay, why you are interested in pursuing the M.A.E., M.Ed., Ph.D., or M.A.E./Ph.D. in Research and Evaluation Methodology at the University of Florida; what your career goals are; if you have defined research interests, what these research interests are; if there is a particular faculty member with whom you would like to work, who that faculty member is; and anything else that may strengthen your application.
- In the online application upload your statement of purpose, your resume or curriculum vitae, copies of test scores (GRE), official/unofficial transcripts, and 3 REQUIRED contacts under the Recommendations tab. You will submit their email addresses and they will receive an automated email to submit their recommendation via our online portal.
- For International Applications you will also need an acceptable English Proficiency Exam score (TOEFL or IELTS) and transcripts in their original language and English translation and diploma/degree certificate from each university or college attended in original language and English translation. Information about acceptable scores and exemptions can be found on the International Admissions page.
Any official materials that need to be submitted by mail can be sent to:
University of Florida
Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall
P.O. Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611
Test Scores Code: The University of Florida’s school code for submission of GRE and TOEFL is 5812. For questions about where to send your materials, please contact GradAdmissions@coe.ufl.edu.
NOTE: Due to current admission examination testing difficulties amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Research and Evaluation Methodology program, in sync with the UF Graduate School, is waiving the GRE requirement for MASTERS applicants seeking Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer A/B/C 2021, or Fall 2021 admission. This temporary emergency waiver applies only to admission for those four semesters. However, our college is still requiring GRE scores for all PhD degree program applicants for those four semesters. If you have any questions, please contact us.