The College offers competitive graduate programs with state-of-the-art equipment and laboratories, accomplished and attentive faculty mentors, and customizable, interdisciplinary degrees that enhance students’ preparedness for professional or academic careers. In addition, a number of scholarships are available.

Admissions

Graduate student admissions are handled through the Graduate School. Prospective students should visit the website of the department(s) of interest to familiarize themselves with each program, identify potential faculty mentors, and learn about department-specific application processes.

Lab Spotlights

The Lillywhite Lab has been studying Florida island ecology for decades. Read more
The Bianchi Lab does groundbreaking research on carbon sequestration in bodies of water. Read more
The Ratliff Lab has close ties to Project Implicit, an innovative measurement of unspoken stereotypes. Read more
The Ge Lab uses high-powered satellites and Earth-based astronomical imaging devices to locate and measure new worlds. Read more

Working Groups

A number of working groups throughout the college bring together graduate students, faculty, and postdocs.

Graduate Programs

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Anthropology

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD

Alumni Are Now:

  • DC’s City Archaeologist
  • The owner of a circus school

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Astronomy

Degree(s) Offered

  • MS
  • PhD

Highlights:

  • Access to the 10.4m Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands
  • Access to the University of Florida’s Rosemary Hill Observatory, which houses 76 cm and 46 cm reflectors

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Biology

Degree(s) Offered

  • MS
  • PhD
  • MST

Highlights:

  • Opportunity to work at the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Biosciences and the Florida Museum of Natgural History
  • Flexible course of study

Alumni Are Now:

  • A TED Fellow

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Chemistry

Degree(s) Offered

  • MS
  • PhD

Alumni Are Now:

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Classics

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD

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Economics

Degree(s) Offered

  • Combined BA/MA
  • MA
  • PhD

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English

Degree(s) Offered

  • MFA
  • PhD

Alumni Are Now:

  • Award-winning novelists
  • Professors

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Geography

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • MS
  • PhD

Focus Areas

  • Geospatial Analysis & Techniques
  • Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH)
  • Earth System Science
  • Global Environmental and Social Change

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Geological Sciences

Degree(s) Offered

  • MS
  • PhD

Highlights

  • International study abroad opportunities

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History

Degree(s) Offered

  • Combined BA/MA
  • MA
  • PhD

Highlights

  • Interdisciplinary focus
  • Esteemed libraries and archival collections

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Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD

Languages

  • French
  • German

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Linguistics

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD
  • Graduate Minor

Fields of Study

  • Language Documentation
  • African Linguistics
  • Experimental Linguistics (Phonetics, Psycholinguistics, and Neurolinguistics)
  • Sociolinguistics

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Mathematics

Degree(s) Offered

  • MS
  • PhD
  • MA/S in Teaching

Highlights

  • Interdisciplinary focus
  • International conference

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Philosophy

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD

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Physics

Degree(s) Offered

  • PhD
  • MS
  • MST

Focus Areas

  • Supermassive black hole growth & evolution
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Detection of gravitational waves
  • Semiconductor quantum nanostructures

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Political Science

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • Combined BA/MA
  • Joint MA/JD
  • PhD

Focus Areas

  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Methodology
  • Political Theory

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Psychology

Degree(s) Offered

  • PhD in Psychology
  • PhD in Counseling Psychology

Focus Areas

  • behavior analysis
  • developmental, neurobehavioral and cognitive sciences
  • social psychology

Highlights

  • fully funded for many students

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Religion

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD

Focus Areas

  • Buddhist Traditions
  • Global Islam
  • Religion and Nature
  • Hindu Traditions
  • Religion in the Americas

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Sociology and Criminology & Law

Degree(s) Offered

  • Ph.D. in Sociology
  • Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society
  • MA in Sociology
  • MA in Criminology, Law and Society
  • Joint MA in Criminology/JD degree
  • Ph.D. or MA in Interdisciplinary Ecology
  • combined BA/MA degree in Sociology
  • combined BA/MA degree in Criminology, Law and Society

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Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Degree(s) Offered

  • MA
  • PhD

Focus Areas

  • Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Hispanic Linguistics

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Statistics

Degree(s) Offered

  • Combined BA/MA
  • MA
  • PhD

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Women's Studies

Degree(s) Offered

  • BA/MA
  • MA
  • MA/JD
  • Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Gender and Development

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