UCF Physics

Admission Requirements

The Department of Physics requires that all applicants meet UCF minimum admission requirements. For information on UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions and Registration section of the Graduate Catalog. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline(s).  In addition to the general UCF graduate admission requirements, applicants to this program must provide:

Doctoral degree applicants

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended (sent directly by the school, not by the applicant)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores (International applicants from non-English speaking countries)
  • GRE general score
  • GRE Physics Test score is optional

Master’s degree applicants

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended (sent directly by the school, not by the applicant)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores (International applicants from non-English speaking countries)

Meeting minimum UCF admission criteria does not guarantee program admission. Final admission is based on an evaluation of the applicant’s abilities, past performance, recommendations, match to the program and faculty expertise related to the applicant’s career/academic goals, as well as the applicant’s potential for completing the degree.