Application Instructions


December 15, prior to Fall term start


  1. Online application for Graduate College Admission
  2. Graduate College Application Fee
  3. Official transcripts from degree programs
  4. Academic Statement of Purpose
    The essay should convey why you want to pursue a Ph.D. in Accounting at the University of Florida and what your career goals are after graduating from the program.
  5. Resume
  6. Three letters of recommendation
    Letters should be written by faculty or persons that can speak to your ability to pursue Ph.D. studies. Your letter writers will receive requests to upload their letters after you submit the online application.
  7. GMAT (preferred) or GRE scores
    Send GMAT scores to institution code J7Z-5J-13, “University of Florida – Warrington College of Business – PhD in Accounting.” We require a minimum of 650 for GMAT, including a score of 5 for the writing section. We accept GRE scores in place of GMAT. Send GRE scores to institution code UF5812.
  8. TOEFL scores for an applicant whose native language is not English
    Send TOEFL scores to institution code UF5812. We require a total score of 91, including a minimum of 26 for the speaking section. TOEFL scores are NOT waived for international students who have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in an English speaking country.Note: The GMAT/GRE/TOEFL scores should be no more than 4 years old. Please note your scores in your online application.

Mail or Email

A copy of your online application form, unofficial copies of your transcripts and GMAT/GRE/TOEFL scores, resume, and academic statement of purpose to:

Tiffany Gauthier
Fisher School of Accounting, Gerson Hall 210
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117166
Gainesville, FL 32611-7166
Email Tiffany