The University of Florida provides equal opportunity to applicants.

 

Freshman Admissions

Students applying to the University of Florida as a freshman must follow the UF Admissions application procedures outlined on their website. During the application process, students may select Dietetics as their major choice, if admitted to the university. Once accepted, students must attend Preview (new student orientation) and officially select the Dietetics major as a UF Gator.

 


Change of Major

Students who wish to transfer from another major within UF must meet with a FSHN Student Services advisor to determine eligibility. Tracking courses listed below require C+ grades or better.

  • CHM 2045 with lab
  • CHM 2046 with lab
  • BSC 2010 with lab
  • BSC 2011 with lab
  • MAC 1147 (or MAC 1114 and MAC 1140)

Any student who is admitted to the dietetics program must meet with the Program Director to complete a new student agreement.

 


 Transfer Admissions

Transfer into the UF Dietetics major from a community college and other universities require:

  • CHM 2045 with lab
  • CHM 2046 with lab
  • BSC 2010 with lab
  • BSC 2011 with lab
  • MAC 1147 (or MAC 1114 and MAC 1140)
  • A cumulative 3.0 prerequisite GPA and minimum C+ grades are required.
  • Prerequisite GPA is calculated using all attempts of courses listed (no grade forgiveness).

 


Post-baccalaureate Admissions

Post-baccalaureate is only for students with a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university. In the UF DPD Dietetics program, spaces for students seeking a second degree are limited and competitive.

The application deadline is October 1st for admission to the spring semester and June 1st for the fall semester.

What is Needed to Apply?

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher from your undergraduate degree.
  • Tracking course GPA of C+ or higher.
    • Tracking courses include: BSC 2010 and lab, BSC 2011 and lab, CHM 2045 and lab, CHM 2046 and lab, and MAC 1147 (or a combination of pre-calculus and trigonometry).
  • All tracking courses must have been completed within ten years, otherwise out-of-date courses will need to be re-taken.
  • All professional courses must have been completed within five years.
  • Preferred, but not required: two semester sequence in Organic Chemistry (grade of C or better in Organic Chemistry 1, C+ or better in Organic Chemistry II); Introduction to Nutrition course, and Statistics course

The post-baccalaureate program requires a minimum of 30 semester hours earned at UF in dietetics, with the conferring of a second bachelor's degree, in order to be eligible for a verification statement from the UF DPD program. Verification statements are required to continue into a dietetic internship.

All dietetic courses (prefix of DIE) must be taken at UF. For more detailed information about the application procedure, contact the UF DPD Director.