Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions

The ISE Department is offering an application fee waiver to all prospective international applicants to our PhD program for Fall 2023. Please email if you have any questions and/or to request this waiver.

Apply to the UF ISE Graduate Program

Master’s Application Deadlines

-For international Applicants:
Summer & FallDeadline
Online ApplicationsDecember 31
All Supporting DocumentsFebruary 15
Spring Deadline
Online Applications August 31
All Supporting Documents October 1
-For domestic applicants:
 Summer & FallDeadline
Round 1Online ApplicationsDecember 31
All Supporting DocumentsFebruary 15
Round 2Online Applications & All Supporting Documents
(Limited Space for Round 2)
April 15
Online ApplicationsAugust 31
All Supporting DocumentsOctober 1
-For OEM Program applicants:
Fall Intake Only
Please refer to the OEM website for application deadlines

Doctorate Application Deadlines

-For All Applicants:
Online Applications and All Supporting DocumentsDecember 5 (Priority)
Online Applications and All Supporting DocumentsJanuary 15 (Regular)
Spring Deadline
Online Applications & All Supporting DocumentsAugust 31

* Spring admissions are very rare, as they conflict with the natural sequence of classes first-year students are required to take. There are no doctoral admits for the summer semesters.

Application Procedure

The application process requires you to submit your application to the UF Office of Admissions, as well as the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Step 1.) Complete your online application

  • Click HERE to begin your online application.
  • Submit your $30, nonrefundable application fee. Credit card payments may require an additional $7.00 processing fee.

Step 2.) Upload Supporting Documents

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae.
    • Pursuant to Florida Statute, your application requires inclusion of all post-high school education and employment, as well as information about ongoing international affiliations and research funding. Please ensure this information is included on your curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé.
  • Transcripts for all colleges attended
  • Either 3 Reference emails, or 3 letters of recommendation

*If your recommenders have difficulty submitting their recommendations through the online system, they can email their recommendation letters to

Step 3.) Report Official Scores

Report your official TOEFL/IELTS scores (if applicable) electronically using institutional code 5812

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 80
  • Minimum IELTS score of 6.0
  • For a list of exemptions from submitting TOEFL scores, please see the English Language Testing Exemptions
  • If the name on your ETS scorecard does not exactly match your name on your UF application, your scores may not be posted. Please contact the Office of Admission if there are any discrepancies between the names.
  • Official hardcopies of IELTS scores must be sent to the UF Office of Admissions via mail to the following address:

Office of Admissions – University of Florida
201 Criser Hall – P.O. Box 11400
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
United States

Note : GRE Scores are not required for Graduate Student applicants but they are welcome to submit their scores if they choose.

Step 4.) Send Confirmation Email to ISE
Once you have submitted your application, please send a confirmation email to regarding your application submission

Step 5.) Mail documents to UF Admissions
Please mail the following documents to the UF Office of Admissions in order for your application to be fully complete:

  • All official college transcripts
  • Copy of your degree certification/diploma (if applicable)

*International Students must submit an official copy in the native language of each transcript, mark sheet, and diploma/degree certificate from each university or college attended, along with certified, literal (exact) English translations for documents not originally issued in English to the Office of Admissions. The Admissions Office will need these documents to review and clear international applicants before being admitted into the UF system.

The mail address to the UF Office of Admissions is:

Office of Admissions – University of Florida
201 Criser Hall – PO Box 11400
Gainesville, FL 32611-4000
United States

For any questions regarding admission policies and procedures, please contact

For scholarship opportunities, please see the “Graduate Scholarship page”.