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Department of Biological Science College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 107
    total students
  • $7,263 | $18,087
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 1
    fall application deadline
  • 12%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Plant Biology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Structural Biology Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Cell And Molecular Biology And Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Science Teaching Master of Science Teaching (MST)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, Required and teaching experience, seminar presentations
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and teaching experience; seminar presentations
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 302
    • Accepted 38
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 19
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum combined score 1100, 500 verbal, 500 quantitative in old version; 72% verbal, 67% quantitative in new format), minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (minimum combined score 1100, 500 verbal, 500 quantitative in old version; 72% verbal, 67% quantitative in new format), minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$7,263
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,087
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,335.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian85%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCell and molecular biology and genetics, ecology and evolutionary biology, plant science, structural biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biological Science

College of Arts and Sciences
Florida State University

1063 King Building 319 Stadium Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4295
United States

Dr. George Bates

Professor and Associate Chairman

Phone: 850-644-5749
Fax: 850-644-9829
Email: bates@bio.fsu.edu

Ms. Judy Bowers

Coordinator, Graduate Affairs

Phone: 850-644-3023
Fax: 850-644-9829
Email: gradinfo@bio.fsu.edu



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