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SOAR Admissions

To be admitted to the SOAR Program, applicants must (1) apply to the University of North Florida Graduate School for an admission "referral" and (2) submit a completed SOAR Portfolio


March 15     Early Summer/Fall Application (Graduate School and SOAR Portfolio) Grant considerations deadline

April 15       Regular Summer Application Deadline (Graduate School and SOAR Portfolio) 
May 1         Early Fall Application Deadline

July 28        Regular Fall Application Deadline 

Apply to the UNF Graduate School 

Refer to the Graduate School for requirements for admission to the University. Only applicants referred by the Graduate School are considered for admission to the SOAR Program. All required documents should be submitted to the Graduate School prior to the deadline dates.

Apply to the SOAR Program

Applicant must submit a completed Portfolio to be considered for admission into the SOAR program. To access the Portfolio, submit a SOAR Portfolio, register for an Information Session or request one by emailing us at

*Portfolio materials submitted become the property of the SOAR program. Please keep copies of all your documents.