Application Process

Important Information for Applicants

Fall Enrollment

The on-campus graduate program accepts students for fall term only. Applications for spring or summer admission will not be considered.

GRE No Longer Required

The GRE test is no longer required for admission to the UF College of Pharmacy’s graduate programs. GRE test scores will not be considered in our admission decisions.

Steps to Apply

To complete your application to the Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program, follow the instructions below. If you have questions about the application process or graduate program, please contact GraduateAdmissions@cop.ufl.edu.

Step 1: Review the COP Graduate Admissions Guidelines

We strongly encourage reviewing our COP Graduate Admissions Guidelines, which describes each step of the application process in detail. Many application questions are answered in this document!

Step 2: Complete the UF Graduate Application

Complete the UF Graduate Application through the University of Florida Admissions website portal.

Your application will NOT be considered complete until the following requirements have been met:

  • Indicate the correct degree level on your application.
  • Select the appropriate program of study and concentration.
  • Pay the $30 application fee with the submission of the online UF graduate application.
    • The program cannot access and begin reviewing your application until the application fee has been paid.
    • The College of Pharmacy graduate program is unable to provide fee waivers for the UF application fee.

Step 3: Upload Your Required Documents

The following documents are required to be uploaded with your graduate application at the time of submission to be considered complete:

  • CV or resume
  • GPA calculation form
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Step 4: Complete the Supplemental Questions

Provide more information about your background and previous research experience by completing the Pharmaceutical Sciences Supplemental Application Questions. Your responses will be added to your graduate application as an important piece of the department’s review process.

Step 5: Request Transcripts

Applicants must submit official transcripts from every school that you reported on the UF Graduate Application.  Transcripts must be original and come directly from the previous institution, either electronically or by mail in a sealed envelope.  Do NOT send transcripts to the College of Pharmacy or to the individual department.

Transcripts can be sent via post or electronically. Send electronic transcripts directly from the institution to the UF Office of Admissions at graduate@admissions.ufl.edu. Send official paper transcripts in a sealed envelope from the previous institution via post to the following address:

University of Florida Office of Admissions
201 Criser Hall – P.O. Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000

Step 6: Check Application Status

Applicants can view the status of their application within 48 hours of submission by logging into the CollegeNet admissions portal. Please note, documents that have been received but not yet verified by the UF admissions team may be marked as “awaiting” or “pending” while that verification process is being completed.