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Prospective Students

This part of the website is intended to provide prospective students with more information about academic programs associated with the NanoScience Technology Center and to guide you through the application process.

Application Requirements

Check the UCF Catalogue below for specifics but see the example below for Due Dates for a Fall admission:

  • Application Due Date for U.S. students for Chemistry M.S. and Ph.D.: July 15
  • Application Due Date for U.S. students for Physics M.S. and Ph.D.: June 15
  • Application Due Date: January 15 (for international students for both Chemistry and Physics)

Online Graduate Catalog

The Online Graduate Catalog serves the function of outlining policies and procedures that govern the academic process at UCF. The NanoScience Technology Center offers a Professional Science Master's in Nanotechnology. In addition, our students come from a wide variety of departments listed below:

Apply Online

We encourage all students who are interested in apply for admission to complete the pre-application process before they complete the university application because we can help with the process.

Virtual Tour

The NanoScience Technology Center at the University of Central Florida is surrounded by the natural Florida beauty of green palms, blue skies and warm sunshine. Take a view inside UCF, one of the largest universities in the United States.

Important Addresses & Phone Numbers

NanoScience Technology Center
Address: 12424 Research Parkway
Research Pavilion Building Suite 400
Orlando, Florida 32826
Phone: (407) 882-1578
Fax: (407) 882-2819

Graduate Studies at the University of Central Florida
Address: Millican Hall, Suite 230, PO Box 160112, Orlando, FL 32816-0112
Phone: 407-823-2766
Fax: 407-823-6442

Application Procedure

  • Go to the University of Central Florida Graduate Studies Website and look around.
    » Look for the Future Students Menu

  • Click on Applying for Graduate School
    » Look for the Applicants Menu
  • U.S. Applicants: Click on U.S. Applicants
  • International Students: Click on International Applicants.
  • Fill out the Graduate on-line application ($30 US non-refundable application fee)
  • Send official copies of your transcripts to the University of Central Florida Graduate Studies
    Address: Millican Hall, Suite 230, PO Box 160112, Orlando, FL 32816-0112
    Phone: 407-823-2766
    Fax: 407-823-6442
  • Submit your Entry Essay/Goal Statement in the Graduate on line application
  • Submit your CV/Resume in the Graduate on line application
  • Submit your Letters of Recommendation in the Graduate on line application
  • Submit your GRE and/or TOEFL scores to Graduate Studies at the University of Central Florida
  • Submit your Immunization Form to Graduate Studies
    Address: Millican Hall, Suite 230, PO Box 160112, Orlando, FL 32816-0112
    Phone: 407-823-2766
    Fax: 407-823-6442
  • Call the Department of Physics or Graduate Studies at the University of Central Florida if you need ̃nancial assistance.
 

Have your scores for the Graduate Research Examination (GRE) send by the testing site/agency directly to the University of Central Florida Graduate Studies.

  • To register for the GRE (cost $140-$155 US) you may either
    • Go to www.ets.org, look for GRE General Examination links
    • Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Eastern Time (New York)
    • Call toll-free 1-800-473-2255/1-866-473-4373 with any questions if in any of the 50 States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada
    • Call non-free 1-609-771-7670 with questions if international
    • Fax: 1-610-290-8975
    • Mail:
      (Regular Mail)
      GRE-ETS P.O. Box 6000 Princeton, NJ 08541-6000

      (Overnight Mail)
      GRE Distribution and Receiving Center
      225 Phillips Boulevard Ewing, NJ 08628-7435

  • Help with disability services
    • Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (New York)
    • Call free 1-866-387-8602 if in any of the 50 States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada
    • Call non-free 1-609-771-7780 if international
    • E-mail: stassd@ets.org
    • Fax: 1-609-771-7165
    • Mail:
      ETS Disability Services Educational Testing Service
      PO Box 6054 Princeton, NJ 08541-6054

  • Have your score Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
    Required if:
    • Applicant is from a country where English is not the official language
    • Applicant's bachelor's degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution

  • To register for the TOEFL you may either:
    • Go to www.ets.org (look for TOEFL Links) or https://toefl-registration.ets.org/TOEFLWeb
    • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. New York time, except for U.S. holidays
    • Call toll-free 1-877-863-3546 if in any of the 50 States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada
    • Call non-free 1-609-771-7100 if international
    • E-Mail: toefl@ets.org
    • Fax: 1-610-290-8972
    • Mail:
      TOEFL © Services Educational Testing Service
      P.O. Box 6151 Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, U.S.A.
    • Courier Delivery Service:
      TOEFL © Services (25Q-310) Distribution and Receiving Center
      225 Phillips Boulevard Ewing, NJ 08628-7435, USA

  • When communicating with ETS in writing remember to:
    • Allow 4-6 weeks for a written response to letters.
    • E-mail inquiries are answered much more quickly.
    • Include:
      Your name
      Your address (including country)
      Date of birth
      Test date (if you have one)
      Registration number (if you have one)
      Daytime telephone number (U.S. residents only)
      E-mail address (if you have one)
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