Admissions

Students should begin the application process one year in advance of the semester in which they intend to enroll.

Deadlines

All application materials below must be received by the following deadlines. No exceptions will be made.

ISOM Critical Dates Calendar

Fall Semester

  • January 11: international applicants
  • June 1: domestic applicants (U.S. citizens & permanent residents only)

Spring Semester

  • August 1: international applicants
  • October 1: domestic applicants (U.S. citizens & permanent residents only)

Application Status

With over 1,000 applications to process annually, applicants will not be informed individually about missing materials. It is the responsibility of the applicant to read the application instructions carefully and to submit all materials as requested and ensure that they have been received by the deadline. If you have doubts as to whether items have been received, you are encouraged to check your status online or with the program directly prior to the deadline so that any outstanding issues may be resolved by the deadline. If any materials are missing at the time of the application deadline, the application will not be reviewed, but may be deferred to the following semester at the applicant's request.

Criteria

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to the program. However, students without an undergraduate business major or minor will need to take a set of core business courses that add an additional semester of study to the program for a full two years.

Degree Requirements

All applicants must have a previous bachelor's degree, master's degree or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent as determined by the UF Office of Admission's evaluation of official transcripts.

Grade Point Average

US applicants, or applicants who graduated from an accredited US college or university, must have an upper division undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or higher. In the case of non-US applicants, the UF Office of Admission will determine degree equivalency.

GMAT/GRE Score

The ISOM Department requires that applicants take all portions of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). You may email Jessica Samson (Jessica.Samson at warrington.ufl.edu) for the latest minimal GMAT/GRE score requirements. Please visit MBA.com or GRE.org for test preparation materials, to register for one of the tests or to forward your official score to UF using the institution code of 5812. Since it can take up to eight weeks for the Admissions Office to process your test score, it is important to allow for this delay by taking the exam well in advance of the application deadline.

Interviews

Interviews are required for all international applicants. Those exempt from this requirement are applicants from India, those with U.S. bachelor's degrees and all other applicants from countries on this list.

Academic Integrity

For any academic class activity, students must follow the University of Florida Student Honor Code. Any violation of the honor code will automatically result in a grade of E (Fail) for this course and further sanctions that may include a suspension or expulsion from the University through the Dean of Students Office. All incidents will be reported to Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution at the University of Florida.

Application Instructions

Graduate Application

Include three letters of recommendation, resume & statement of purpose. Please do not submit hard copies of these materials.

Combined Degree Application:
Please see the Director of Admissions & Student Services in person to apply to the Combined Degree program.

Please complete the graduate application and obtain your UF ID before sending the remaining application materials. The Application for Graduate Admission must be completed online as printed applications are no longer available. It is important to provide complete and accurate information. Incomplete information will delay the processing of your application.

Resume

Upload your resume to the online graduate application above. The resume should be submitted in this format.

If you have any questions about your resume, please contact Erica Nowak (Erica.Nowak at warrington.ufl.edu).

Official Transcripts & Diploma/Degree Certificate

Arrange to have official transcripts mailed from each postsecondary institution attended (not needed if only attended UF) and be sure to include your UF ID # on the sealed envelopes. Students applying from another state university in Florida should request from their Registrar's Office that the transcript be sent electronically.

International applicants must mail an official copy in the native language of each transcript or mark sheet, along with official English translations for transcripts not originally issued in English. In addition, they must mail a final attested copy of the diploma/degree certificate from the registrar or comptroller of each university or college attended, along with official English translations for diplomas not originally issued in English.

We do not accept:

  • Provisional degree certificates
  • Emailed, faxed, photocopied or uploaded degree certificates and transcripts
  • Degree certificates and transcripts notarized by a public notary
  • Degree certificates and transcripts not in an envelope sealed by the academic institution

If you have questions regarding international transcripts, please send an email (international at ufl.edu).

Mail transcripts and degree/diploma statements to the following address:

Office of Admission
201 Criser Hall
PO Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000

Please do not mail any items to the College or Department.

GMAT/GRE Score

The ISOM Department requires that applicants complete the quantitative and verbal sections of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). You may email Jessica Samson (Jessica.Samson at warrington.ufl.edu) for the latest minimal GMAT/GRE score requirements. Please visit MBA.com or GRE.org for test preparation materials, to register for one of the tests or to forward your official score to UF using the institution code of 5812. Please note that it can take up to six weeks for the scores to be received and uploaded to our system, so you should plan accordingly for registering, completing and sending the exam results. A department code is not necessary. If your name on your scorecard does not EXACTLY match your name on your UF application, your scores may not be posted. Please contact the department if there are any discrepancies between names.

Please note that it can take up to six weeks for the scores to be received and uploaded to our system, so you should plan accordingly for registering, completing and sending the exam results.

IELTS, MELAB or TOEFL

All international applicants must submit IELTS (International English Language Testing System), MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores as part of the application process, unless they are citizen of a country on this list.

To forward your official score to UF, use the institution code of 5812. Please note that it can take up to six weeks for the scores to be received and uploaded to our system, so you should plan accordingly for registering, completing and sending the exam results. A department code is not necessary. If your name on your scorecard does not EXACTLY match your name on your UF application, your scores may not be posted. Please contact the department if there are any discrepancies between names.

IELTS scores should be mailed directly from the testing agency to the following address:

Office of Admission
201 Criser Hall
PO Box 114000
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000

Test Score Minimums:

  • IELTS (Academic only): 6
  • MELAB: 77
  • TOEFL (Internet version): 80
  • TOEFL (paper version): 550

New Student Orientation

Computer Requirements

New students should refer to the "New Student Orientation" subheading on the Dudziak-McClintock Business Technology Center website to learn about the UF and Warrington College of Business computing policies and standards and how to set up their laptops.

All students are required to establish a GatorLink account and are strongly encouraged to check their email account on a daily basis for official University communications. Visit the GatorLink Home Page to create an account and learn about the services provided.

Because of the University's enterprise agreement with Microsoft, students are able to download and install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus desktop applications at no additional cost. Students can access this software by clicking on the Microsoft Office for Students page found on UFIT's GatorCloud website.

MSDN Academic Alliance Software Center

All students registered in ISOM courses will automatically be enrolled in the MSDN Academic Alliance program that allows students to purchase software at significant discounts off standard retail prices. To access the software, you will need to sign in with the GatorLink email address and MSDN password that was emailed to you approximately two days before class began. If you did not receive the email, check your junk mailbox. If you deleted the email, click on “Start Shopping” and “Forgot your password.” Then enter your GatorLink email address and a new MSDN password will be sent to your GatorLink email address.

Orientation

All incoming students are required to participate in an orientation at the beginning of their first term of enrollment in the program. The orientation features presentations on the program's curriculum and future employment opportunities. Students have the opportunity to meet faculty and their peers in the program. There is a $350 non-refundable fee which covers the cost of a meal, name tag and laptop backpack as well as professional development activities for the duration of the Master's program. International students pay an additional $300 for a mandatory international student professional communication preparatory course that takes place at the start of the program.

There is also an orientation sponsored by the Graduate School that students are encouraged to attend.

Advisors

Ms. Jessica Samson, M.Ed.
Prospective and current student advising support staff
Email (Jessica.Samson at warrington.ufl.edu) (include your UFID)


Hough Hall 210
352.294.1448

Walk-In Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Summer: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ms. Chandra Hardy, M.Ed.
Director of Admissions & Student Services
Email (chandra.hardy at warrington.ufl.edu) (include your UFID)


Hough Hall 204
352.846.1370
Fax: 352.392.5438

Walk-In Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm and in summer, by appointment.

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BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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