How to Apply

Application to the program can be made for fall or spring admission, subject to the following deadlines:

For full consideration, applications and all supporting materials must be received by the deadline above. Applications received after the deadline may also be considered by the Admissions Committee, but only if the application is exceptionally strong and space is still available after considering all applicants who applied by the deadline.

Interested individuals holding a bachelor's or master's degree must apply directly to the University of South Florida Graduate School Admissions Office using the FACTS Online Graduate Application.

Applicants must include the following items as part of their online application:

1. A letter of intent (upload under "My Essay"):

2. Three letters of recommendation:

3. An unofficial copy of your transcript and GRE scores:

In addition to the online application, the applicant must submit:

  1. Official transcripts for all coursework completed to date.
  2. Official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service (Institution code: 5828, Department Code: 0627).

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The official transcripts and official GRE scores should be submitted to the University Admissions Office. Note that the USF Admissions office cannot receive electronic transcripts.

University of South Florida
Office of Admissions
4202 E Fowler Avenue SVC 1036
Tampa, FL 33620