As a practice, the School of Education takes a holistic approach to reviewing applications. We assess each applicant with a balanced consideration, looking at their life experiences, personal attributes, and academic metrics. We also evaluate how applicants may contribute to the school and to their chosen field.

The School of Education has application requirements that pertain to all students and some that pertain to certain programs. Please refer to the sections below for information about your program’s requirements.


For more information, please contact the Office of Admission in the School of Education:

  • Nicole Cuadro: Director of Outreach and Communication, ext 4213,
  • Carolyn Aflague Arroyo: Associate Director of Admission, Communication, and Outreach, ext. 4212,
  • Nathalie L Moreira-Ramirez, Admissions & Coordinator, ext. 2105,
  • Peter Cole, Admission Coordinator, 

Applications are available on our website here:

To review current admission requirements for all School of Education programs, please visit our application requirements page for up-to-date requirements.

International applicants (F-1 visa seeking applicants) should refer to the following pages for additional requirements:

Application priority deadlines vary by program and term offering so be sure to review current deadlines on our Application Deadlines page.

DACA and Undocumented Students

The School of Education considers applications for graduate programs, regardless of citizenship status, based upon academic merit and achievement. We are morally committed to supporting all students regardless of the identities they hold.

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Statement:

USF has joined with the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities to express their unwavering support for Undocumented students.

If you would like to read the full statement please visit the following link: AJCU President's Statement.