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University of Florida

Department of Religion

Gainesville, FL

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Overview

University of Florida / Department of Religion is located in Gainesville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religion
Master of Arts (MA) Religion
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Tropical conservation and development
Master of Arts (MA) Jewish studies
Master of Arts (MA) Tropical conservation and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Women's and gender studies
Master of Arts (MA) Women's and gender studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
12
Accepted
6
Enrolled
60%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's 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
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Male (10)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Religion in America, Christian thought, Islam, religions of India, comparative religion
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
12,772

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 117410
Gainesville, FL  32611
United States
Contact Manuel A. Vasquez PhD
Professor and Chair
Email: manuelv@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-392-1625
Fax: 352-392-7395