Application Steps

Freshman Application Checklist

To complete your application to the University of Florida, follow these steps:

Create your Coalition account

Visit to create your free Coalition account. You will use your Coalition username and password to check your status on the University of Florida website.

Complete your Coalition profile

The following sections from your Coalition profile will be shared with UF: Personal Information, Contact Information, Demographic Information, Citizenship Information, High School Information, College Information, Financial Aid, Honors & Distinction, Academic Interests, Extracurricular Activities. For UF, you do not need to complete the coursework sections of the Coalition Profile.

Build your college list

Add the University of Florida to your college list. Once you have added UF to your college list, you may click the link to start your UF application.

Complete your UF application

As part of your application, we will ask a few additional questions to learn more about you and your experiences throughout high school. It is in the UF application that you will submit your essay. If you intend to claim Florida residency, you will include your Florida residency declaration in this section.

Pay your application fee or receive a fee waiver

The application fee to UF is $30 + $5 processing fee. For students who may be eligible for a fee waiver, you will answer questions on the Profile that will determine your eligibility.

Complete your student self-reported academic record (SSAR)

Visit the SSAR website to submit and link your SSAR.
Please note: applicants who have completed a high school curriculum not patterned after the U.S. system, or those earning a GED should not complete the SSAR.

More Information about completeing the SSAR

Submit your test scores

Please have your official SAT or ACT scores sent from the testing agency to UF.

Check your status

24-48 hours after submitting your UF application, you may confirm receipt of your application on the admissions website. Please allow 2-3 weeks processing time before returning to check the status of your application.