Applicants are required to show evidence of the following:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with an upper division grade point average of 3.0 or higher from a CCNE or ACEN accredited program.
- A minimum score of 153 in the verbal section and 144 in the quantitative section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test. Or a score of 500 or higher on each of the verbal and quantitative sections in the prior version of the GRE. The analytical writing section is optional. Note: A copy of the score report may be submitted for GRE scores greater than 5 years old.
- Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, to practice as a registered nurse in Florida.
- International students or students whose native language is not English are required to pass one of the following tests with a satisfactory score of:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
- Computer-based: 213
- Paper-based: 550
- Web-based: 80
- iBT Speaking Component: 26
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS):
- Overall score: 6.5
- Speaking Component: 7
- Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB):
- Successful completion of the University of Florida English Language Institute Program.
- International students or students whose native language is not English with unsatisfactory scores on the TOEFL and TOEFL iBT Speaking Component, IELTS, or MELAB; unsuccessful completion of the UF English Language Institute Program; or an unacceptable score on the verbal part of the GRE must achieve an acceptable score on an essay administered by the Academic Written English Program at UF.
- Students must be either a U.S. citizen, legal U.S. resident, or hold a valid visa.