Application Instructions

Step 1: Online Application

  1. Complete the online application to the University of Florida Graduate School
  2. As part of that online application, write your Academic Statement of Purpose. This essay should convey why you want to pursue a Ph.D. in Management at the University of Florida, and what your career goals are after graduating from the program. Note that the online interface limits your statement to around a single-spaced page in length.
  3. Request 3 letters of recommendation online. Letters should be written by faculty or persons that can speak to the suitability of the applicant for Ph.D. studies. Note that requests for recommendation are not sent to your contacts until after you submit the online application.
    Paper-based recommendations are also accepted and should be mailed to:

    Amir Erez
    Ph.D. Coordinator
    P.O. Box 117165
    Gainesville, FL, 32611-7165

  4. Pay application fee online. The fee is $30.00 (plus $1.75 processing fee) for both U.S. citizens and International applicants. Fee waivers cannot be granted.

Step 2: Official Test Score Report

  1. Submit official GMAT (preferred) or GRE scores through the respective testing service website. Send GMAT scores to institution code J7Z-5J-64, "University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - PhD in Management". Send GRE scores to institution code UF 5812, with a separate unofficial copy sent to the Program Contact at the address above (separate copies of the GMAT are not needed). The scores must be less than 3 years old to be valid. Applicants with scores older than 3 years will need to retake the test. Please also note your scores in your online application.
  2. For International applicants, submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or MELAB scores through the respective testing service website. Send TOEFL scores to institution code 5812. Required scores on the TOEFL are as follows: 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based). Requires scores for the IELTS and MELAB are 6 and 77, respectively.

    International applicants are also required to submit the following materials:

    • TOEFL/IELTS/MELAB score
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) –minimum score: 80 internet-based
      • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - minimum score: 6
      • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - minimum score: 77

      International applicants who took the GRE must also have scored a verbal section score of 140 or higher.

    Applicants may be exempted from submitting a language test score if:

    • They are citizens of a country where English is the official language. View a list of such countries.
    • They have official proof of successfully completing the UF English Language Institute (ELI) prior to applying.
    • They have proof of spending at least one year as a full-time student at a college or university in a country where English is the official language. (Please note: time spent in ESL [English as a Second Language] programs does not qualify for this exemption.) View a list of such countries.

Step 3: Additional Document Submission

  1. Mail a copy of your resume or curriculum vitae to:

    Amir Erez
    Ph.D. Coordinator
    P.O. Box 117165
    Gainesville, FL, 32611-7165

  2. Submit official transcripts. Must be sealed and official—we cannot accept Xerox or notarized copies.

    One set should be mailed to:

    Amir Erez
    Ph.D. Coordinator
    P.O. Box 117165
    Gainesville, FL, 32611-7165

    A second set should be mailed to:

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

    International students must submit credentials in the original language accompanied by an English translation and degree statement, if applicable.

Application

Deadline: January 15, 2015

Questions?

Contact:
Amir Erez
Ph.D. Coordinator
P.O. Box 117165
Gainesville, FL 32611-7165
Email (amir.erez at warrington.ufl.edu)

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