Admission to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is based on a variety of factors which may include an applicant’s undergraduate grade point average, standardized test scores such as the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), letters of recommendation, and samples of academic work. Supplemental application materials and program-specific requirements are determined by each program.

Applicants wishing to apply to multiple graduate programs must submit a separate application and application fee for each program, and submit all supplemental application materials.

All supplemental application materials (resumes, letters of intent, writing samples, etc), should be emailed to or submitted to:

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
Office of Admissions
Attn: Graduate Admissions
8350 N. Tamiami Trail C107
Sarasota, FL 34243

Graduate Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from a foreign institution (see International Admissions for more information on foreign transcripts) and earned a 3.0 average GPA in all upper level coursework. Standardized testing requirements and supplemental application materials vary by program. For program-specific admissions requirements, please visit the program’s page: