Admissions for On-Campus M.Ed.

To start your UF graduate application,  APPLY HERE* on the UF Admissions page.

*IMPORTANT: Please refer to NAVIGATING THE GRADUATE ADMISSIONS APPLICATION FOR SPHE tab below for more information on navigating the application process PRIOR TO applying.

Once you begin your application on-line, you should note the following:

LOCATION: Main Campus

DEGREE PROGRAM:  College of Education, Student Personnel in Higher Education (the last degree on the list) – Master of Education

TERM: Fall 2019


You will be asked to upload your STATEMENT OF PURPOSE and RESUME. Please upload as PDF documents.

ALL ADDITIONAL SPHE departmental material (see 3 items below) must be uploaded under the Other Upload section (label it SPHE Application Materials) after you have uploaded your resume.  These 3 items must be scanned or saved into 1 PDF document and uploaded as 1 document:

  1. UF SPHE On-Campus Department Application
  2. REQUIRED writing sample (3-page limit, double-spaced) that answers the following question:
    • What is the role of Student Affairs professionals in the undergraduate student experience?
  3. UF-SFC-Graduate-Assistant-Application-Interest-Form-2019

Admission to graduate programs in the College of Education is based on a comprehensive review of all application materials. Programs give strong consideration to:

  • The statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Relevant work and/or life experiences
  • Performance in prior undergraduate coursework (GPA)
  • The Verbal and Quantitative scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited United States college or university, or a degree deemed equivalent by the University of Florida Office of Admission
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 upper-division (last 60 credits) undergraduate work.
  • Acceptable GRE Scores (In Fall 2018, for accepted and newly enrolling students, the average GRE scores were: Verbal 154 and Quantitative 151. The low and high ranges were: Verbal 141-161, Quantitative 143-162.)  This particular program does not require you to submit a score for the Analytical Writing section.

Exceptions to the above requirements are made only when these and other criteria, including letters of recommendation, are reviewed by the academic unit, recommended by the college, and approved by the Dean of the Graduate School.

  • University Code: 5812

Please make sure to have all your admission material including official transcripts, official GRE scores, letters of recommendation, resume, writing sample, and department program application into the School of Human Development & Organizational Studies in Education, Student Personnel in Higher Education program by the posted deadlines.

The University of Florida and the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, or gender.