Whether you’re entering the University of Florida as a first-time college student, a transfer student, or a degree completer, you’ll find that applying to UF takes just a few simple steps. If you have any questions, you can get immediate assistance from an enrollment coach at 1-855-994-2867.

Step 1

Choose your start date. UF Online has three start times a year:

  • Fall programs start in August, with application an application deadline in June
  • Spring programs start in January, with an application deadline in late October
  • Summer programs start in May, with an application deadline in February

Currently we are accepting applications for the following semesters:

Application Deadlines

SemesterApplication Deadline*File Completion DeadlineClasses Start
Fall 2017June 12, 2017July 14, 2017Aug 21, 2017
Spring 2018October 2, 2017October 30, 2017January 8, 2018
Summer 2018March 5, 2018April 2, 2018May 14, 2018
Fall 2018June 11, 2018July 9, 2018August 22, 2018

How to Apply

Final decisions are rendered on a rolling basis.

* Applications submitted after the stated deadlines may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Note: The deadlines above are for students planning to enroll in one of the fully-online degrees offered through UF Online. If you are looking for the application deadlines for UF's face-to-face programs, visit the UF Office of Admissions website.

Step 2

Determine what type of applicant you are so you can review the admissions and application requirements:

  • Freshman – Applicants with 0-11 college credits
  • Lower Division Transfer – Applicants with 12-59 credits
  • Upper Division Transfer – Applicants with 60 or more credits, this includes Associate of Arts (AA) degree holders
  • Second Bachelors – Applicants who already have a bachelor degree
  • Readmission – Applicants who have previously been enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Florida

Step 3

Review any additional guidelines or benefits that may apply to you.

  • Homeschool -- UF Online welcomes and encourages homeschool students to apply. We offer some additional information to help you prepare and navigate the application process.
  • Military – UF has a long tradition of serving military students. Our Veterans Affairs team will assist you in taking advantage of all your benefits as a UF student.
  • International – The majority of degrees in UF Online require no campus visits and can be earned from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. However, some steps of the application process are slightly different for international students.

Students learn from the same faculty that teaches in our residential program, and earn the same University of Florida degree.

Incoming Freshmen

Have what it takes? Learn more about what goes into a great application to the University of Florida.


Transfer Students

Thinking about transferring or returning to complete your degree? Find out how to get credit for work completed at other institutions.