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School of Library and Information Studies College of Communication and Information Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 74%26%
    student ratio
  • 462
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 75%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • General Information Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Information Technology Master of Science (MS)
    • Library And Information Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Specialist
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 232
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 3
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional and minimum GPA of 3.0, 36 hours (MSLIS); 32 hours (MSIT)
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and dissertation defense, manuscript clearance, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Minimum GPA of 3.0; 30 hours

Admissions

75% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 207
    • Accepted 157
    • Acceptance Rate 75
    • Enrolled 105
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (recommended minimum percentile of 50 on each of the verbal and quantitative portions and writing score of 4.0), minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 2 years of baccalaureate degree, resume, statement of goals, and two letters of recommendation, official transcripts from every college-level institution attended
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (recommended minimum percentile of 50 on each of the verbal and quantitative portions and writing score of 4.0), minimum GPA of 3.0 on last degree program, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, personal/goals statement, writing sample, and brief digital video, official transcripts from all college-level institutions attended
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE (recommended minimum percentile of 50 on each of the verbal and quantitative portions and writing score of 4.0), minimum graduate GPA of 3.2, resume, statement of goals, 2 letters of recommendation, and writing sample, official transcripts from every college-level institution attended
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 585 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, reduced tuition for out-of-state students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students462
    • Female Percentage74%
    • Male Percentage26%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students462
    • Part-time Percentage93%
    • Full-time Percentage7%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNeeds assessment, social informatics, usability analysis, human information behavior, youth services
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,707,921

Location & Contact

School of Library and Information Studies

College of Communication and Information
Florida State University

142 Collegiate Loop PO Box 3062100
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100
United States

Dr. Kathleen Burnett

Interim Director and Professor

Phone: 850-644-8124
Fax: 850-644-9763
Email: kathleen.burnett@cci.fsu.edu

Graduate Student Services

Phone: 850-645-3280
Fax: 850-644-9763
Email: slisgradadmissions@admin.fsu.edu



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