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Graduate Student Procedures


General inquiries about the SoE MS programs will be handled by the major specific Program Coordinator.

The Coordinators will refer the potential student to a particular faculty member with interests closely aligned with the student's area of interest.


Inquiries about the status of your application should be directed to the Graduate School.


Email:, Telephone: (904) 620-1360 Fax: (904) 629-1362


  1. All admission materials must be sent to the Graduate School. When complete, the student's file is electronically sent to the School of Engineering.
  2. Each application file is reviewed by the appropriate program faculty. An ADMISSION ROUTING FORM is used to record the program faculty recommendations.
  3. The recommendations by the program faculty are forwarded to the Program Coordinator, who forwards a recommendation (including any special provisions) to the Graduate School.
  4. The Graduate School informs the student, by letter, of the admission decision.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET-accredited program or its demonstrable equivalent to be admitted in the Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical programs, respectfully.

University Requirements

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.

  1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
  2. GRE scores (GRE Scores are waived for Civil Engineering if the applicant has passed the FE or the PE exam)
    • 145 verbal, 150 quantitative
  3. Three letters of recommendations
    • At least one letter must come from a professor at the applicant's undergraduate institution.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) minimum requirements are as follows for applicants from non-English speaking countries:

  • 550 paper-based test, or
  • 213 computer-based test, or
  • 80 internet-based test

Students should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion. Likewise, students may be considered for admission as an exception if stated admissions criteria are not met.


Program specific requirements can be found on the UNF Graduate School's web pages for: