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The mission of graduate education at the University of Florida is to produce individuals with advanced knowledge in their fields, who are constant learners, and who are prepared to creatively address issues of significance to the local and global community for improving the quality of life. The Graduate School is a distinct organizational entity which is mandated by the University of Florida Constitution. It achieves this mission by providing administrative and other services to assist the graduate students, programs, colleges, and graduate faculty who are involved in graduate education. The university has 11,997 graduate students, about 3,000 graduate faculty, and over 500 employees working with graduate education spread over 20 colleges and interdisciplinary units, three centers, and 160 departments and schools. There are 825 graduate degree programs that are comprised of combinations of 143 majors and 139 concentrations.
Students are the lifeblood of the UF Graduate School. Your successful academic and personal growth through education and research at the University of Florida is its mission and priority. As a prospective student, click on the items on the menu below to find out about UF’s learning environment, graduate degree programs, funding opportunities, and to request information.