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Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies College of Education Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Public
  • Suburban
  • 63%37%
    student ratio
  • 259
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 35%
    acceptance rate
  • 14 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Educational Leadership And Policy Certificate [educational leadership/administration]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [education policy and evaluation]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [educational leadership/administration]
      Master of Science (MS) [education policy and evaluation]
      Master of Science (MS) [educational leadership/administration]
      Specialist in Education (Ed S) [educational leadership/administration]
    • Social, Historical And Philosophical Foundations Of Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [history and philosophy of education]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [international and intercultural education]
      Master of Science (MS) [history and philosophy of education]
    • Higher Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Sociocultural And International Development Education Studie Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 68
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 17
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees


35% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 252
    • Accepted 89
    • Acceptance Rate 35
    • Enrolled 68
  • 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 July 1st July 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline March 1st March 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students259
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students259
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Full-time Percentage47%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino14%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty46
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStudy and implementation of educational policy on all applicable levels, from neighborhood schools to international agencies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$294,384

Location & Contact

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

College of Education
Florida State University

1209 Stone Building, 1114 West Call Street PO Box 12094452
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4452
United States

Dr. Robert Schwartz


Phone: 850-644-6777
Fax: 850-644-1258

Mrs. Linda Lyons

Academic Support Assistant

Phone: 850-644-7077
Fax: 850-644-1258

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