Admission Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a competitive basis.

The Department adheres to the following requirements:

  • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a 4-point scale);
  • A competitive Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
  • Three letters of recommendation;
  • A biographical sketch including a statement of career goals and reason for selecting a program of study in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences;
  • Official transcripts.

International Applicants

In addition to the above requirements, international applicants must submit one of the following sets of test scores. Students are especially encouraged to apply if they achieve one of the test scores listed below.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL)

  • Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL® (TOEFL® iBT)
    • A score of 25 or higher for EACH score on the Reading, Writing, and Listening sections;
    • A score of 28 or higher on the Speaking section of the TOEFL® iBT.
  • Computer-based TOEFL (CBT) and Test of Spoken English (TSE)
    • A score of 250 or higher total score on CBT, and
    • A score of 55 or higher on the Test of Spoken English.
  • Paper-based TOEFL (PBT) and Test of Spoken English (TSE)
    • A score of 600 or higher total score on PBT, and
    • A score of 55 or higher on the Test of Spoken English.

An interview may be required and may be conducted in-person or through telephone or video conferencing.

For questions about the admission process, please contact our Graduate Programs office at graduateprograms@cop.ufl.edu.