Application Instructions

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

All application materials must be received by the following deadlines:

Fall Semester:

  • January 1 for international applicants
  • June 1 for domestic applicants

Spring Semester:

  • August 1 for international applicants
  • October 1 for domestic applicants

With over 800 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.

Graduate Application

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

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.


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 Ms. Chandra Hardy (chandra.hardy at for the latest minimal GMAT/GRE score requirements. Please visit or 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.


All non-US and Puerto Rican 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 citizens of a country where English is an official language, have spent at least one academic year as a full-time student at a college or university in a country where English is an official language, earned a prior bachelor's degree, master's degree or doctoral degree at an accredited university in the United States or have official proof of successfully completing the UF English Language Institute's program before applying. To forward your official score to UF, use the institution code of 5812.

Applicants from India are exempt. International applicants that are not on the list of English Exemption Countries are interviewed as part of the admissions process. Applicants are reviewed and those qualified applicants who are selected to interview will be invited by email. For those invited to interview, it is considered a mandatory part of the application process. 2015 In-person Interview Schedule (tentative):

  • January 31- February 3, 2015: Beijing, China
  • February 6-10, 2015: Shanghai, China

International applicants from other countries will be contacted to schedule an interview in early January 2015.

Test Score Minimums:

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

Official Transcripts & Degree/Diploma Statement

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. In addition, they must mail an attested copy of the degree/diploma statement from each university or college attended, along with official English translations. Provisional degree certificates will not suffice. If you have questions regarding international transcripts, please send an email (international at

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. Do not email, fax or upload transcripts, as these are not considered official.

Program Director

Dr. Haldun Aytug

Advisor Information

Ms. Chandra Hardy, M.Ed.
Director of Admissions & Student Services
Department of ISOM

Tel: 352.846.1370
Fax: 352.392.5438
Email (chandra.hardy at

Walk-In Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


College Info

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

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