Tell the World’s Stories

Graduate Program for International Students

A Fresh, Next Generation, Global Approach

Technology has forever changed how we communicate and the effectiveness of that communication. To keep pace in today’s world, international students need a fresh, next generation, global approach to communication research and practice. The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Graduate Program delivers.

UF International Students Excel

If your desire is to stand out in the field of journalism and communication by learning the advance communication skills needed to expertly tell the world’s stories, UF offers a globally-­recognized, prestigious graduate program built on strong academics and a renowned, visionary faculty.  This powerful combination will equip you to boldly address today’s—and tomorrow’s—communication challenges.  Expect your journey to span 1-­2 years.

Gain Real-World Experience

Nothing compares to rolling up your sleeves and getting real-life, real world experience in your field. That’s why the UF College of Journalism and Communications Graduate Program offers you the opportunity to hone your skills in exciting, working media environments like the  Innovation News Center and The Agency. We also have seven television and radio broadcast stations located in our college  to enable you to be “real-­world ready.”

A Diverse Environment

Whether you are an international student from China, Korea, India, South America, the Middle East or other global locale, you will feel immediately at ease among our diverse student and faculty population. With more than 6,000 international students earning globally-­recognized undergraduate and graduate degrees, UF offers a dynamic, energetic perspective that will enrich your educational experience, while also giving you the opportunity to reciprocate and share your cultural backgrounds with others.

An Ideal Location

The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, Florida, just two hours from Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville, three of Florida’s largest metropolitan areas. While it is ranked among the largest universities in the nation by enrollment, you will immediately recognize that UF offers a community-­oriented, “college town” atmosphere where safety is paramount across campus, and where students are warmly welcomed into the surrounding restaurants, stores and neighborhoods as part of the fabric of the area.


Student Life, Year Round

UF boasts more than 950 vibrant organizations in which students can participate if they so choose. These range from volunteer opportunities addressing global causes our students are passionate about to special interest clubs. Additionally, we offer a world-­class performing arts center on campus, multiple museums on and off campus, nationally-­ranked athletic programs and year­‐round recreational activities. With just a 2­‐hour drive to Orlando, students can also take in the wonder of Walt Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios, as well as other world-­class attractions in between their studies and academic work.

As the oldest university in the state, the school’s historic landmarks, scenic foliage and year-­round temperate climate come together to make UF among the most desirable locations for international students seeking a world-­class graduate education in an environment conducive to learning and advancing their education.



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College of Journalism and Communications
University of Florida
2096 Weimer Hall
1885 Stadium Road
PO Box 118400
Gainesville, FL 32611