Admissions for On-Campus M.Ed.

To start your UF graduate application, please visit the admissions page and review the admissions checklist. For directions on how to apply for the SPHE graduate program, refer to the information below.

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 2014, for accepted and newly enrolling students, the average GRE scores were: Verbal 150 and Quantitative 150. The low and high ranges were: Verbal 142-165, Quantitative 141-160.)  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
  • Higher Education Code: 3502

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.

Please upload the following SPHE departmental program application materials on your UF online application:

  1. SPHE On-Campus department application.
  2. Current resume.
  3. REQUIRED writing sample (3-page limit, double-spaced) that answers the following question:
    • What role should Student Affairs professionals have in the undergraduate student experience?
    • (An “upload other” button under the Upload Resume section of the UF on-line application will allow you to upload this writing sample and departmental application. If you cannot upload as separate documents, please combine into one document and then upload the required additional application materials.)
  4. Official Transcripts from every institution attended.
  5. Official GRE scores from ETS Graduate Records Examination.
  6. REQUIRED 3 Letters of Recommendation.
    • Be sure to add 3 REQUIRED contacts under the Recommendations tab. These are required for this program.

If you are unable to upload any documents and need to send them directly to the department, please email all items to: Ms. Angela Rowe


*Don’t forget to submit the separate UF SFC Grad Asst App Interest Form 2017. The Graduate Assistantship Application should be e-mailed to, NOT uploaded with the above UF/Program application materials.  For  more information, see Graduate Assistantship Opportunities.


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.