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University of Florida

Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Family and youth development
Master of Science (MS) Family, youth and community sciences
Master of Science (MS) Community studies
Master of Science (MS) Nonprofit organization development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
17
Accepted
13
Enrolled
61%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.91%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.82%
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Adolescent risk behaviors, family risk and resilience, family financial management, community-based organizations/interventions, nutrition and wellness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
712,782

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 110310
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Traci Irani PhD
Professor and Interim Chair
Email: irani@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-3446

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