The graduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences provides training and education across the entire drug life cycle.
Students with a variety of backgrounds — Pharm.D. to chemistry to statistics — find numerous research opportunities across the College of Pharmacy departments, centers and campuses.
In order to be considered for funding opportunities and an admissions interview, the College of Pharmacy highly encourages all applications to be completed and submitted no later than December 1, 2017 for the Fall 2018 admissions cycle.
The Pharmaceutics department will consider applications for the Spring 2018 admissions cycle, and requests that all applications be completed and submitted no later than September 8, 2017.
Incomplete applications will not be considered for admissions.
Step 1: Mandatory Department Application
Step 2: Graduate Application
Complete the UF Graduate Application
In order for your application to be successfully processed, you MUST:
- Indicate you are applying for the Ph.D. or Master’s degree goal. Note: residential Master’s applications are not accepted in some departments, so check each department’s information carefully
- Select the appropriate program of study (ie department) (this should match the program you selected on Step 1). Note: all departments are listed under the heading Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Indicate the semester you are applying. Note: many departments ONLY accept applications for a fall matriculation
- Pay the $30 application fee with the submission of the online application
- Additional required materials to be uploaded on the graduate application are:
- Your CV or resume
- Biographical sketch, including a statement of intent that explains how your prior experiences and academic background have prepared you for graduate study, how you interests overlap with those of the department and your future goals (limit to 1-2 pages)
Step 3: Transcripts
Request official, original transcripts from every school that you reported on the UF Graduate Application in Step 2. Transcripts can be sent via post or electronically.
- Send transcripts via post to the following address:
University of Florida
Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall – PO Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
- Send electronic transcripts directly FROM the institution TO the UF Office of Admissions at email@example.com. The institution must use one of the following verified companies to submit transcripts or the transcripts cannot be considered valid and official:
Parchment, Faster, National Student Clearinghouse, Transcripts Plus, Credential Solutions, or E-script/Scrip-Safe.
*If one of these companies cannot be used transcripts must be sent via post.
Step 4: GRE Scores
All applicants must have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send their official GRE test scores directly to the UF Office of Admissions at code 5812.
- Only official, sealed scores, direct from ETS (Education Testing Service), are acceptable. Self-reported scores, unsealed copies of score reports or photocopies of score reports cannot be accepted as official final documents.
- Once you’ve taken the exam and/or had your scores sent, please allow up to six weeks for them to arrive and be processed within the Office of Admissions.
- GRE scores remain active for five years. If the applicant has not taken the GRE within this five year time limit, he or she must retake it.
- Students who have earned a graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited university in the U.S. are exempt from this requirement.
Step 5: International Applicants Only: English Proficiency: TOEFL Scores
(Required ONLY if English is NOT your native language or if you have not studied at a U.S. college or university for one year or more)
- Please review and comply with the University requirements for admission and English proficiency.
- TOEFL scores are required if English is NOT your native language or if you have not studied at a U.S. college or university for one year or more. More information is available at http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/admission/international-english
Having TOEFL scores sent to the University of Florida
All applicants must have ETS (Educational Testing Service) send their official TOEFL test scores directly to the UF Office of Admissions at code 5812.
Only official, sealed scores, direct from ETS (Education Testing Service), are acceptable. Self-reported scores, unsealed copies of score reports or photocopies of score reports cannot be accepted as official final documents.