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College of Music Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Public
  • Suburban
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 409
    total students
  • $7,263 | $18,087
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Music Theory Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Therapy Master of Music (MM)
    • Vocal Accompanying Master of Music (MM)
    • Musicology Master of Music (MM) [historical musicology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [historical musicology]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [ethnomusicology]
    • Arts Administration Master of Arts (MA)
    • Instrumental Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Jazz Studies Master of Music (MM)
    • Accompanying Master of Music (MM)
    • Music Education Master of Music Education (MM Ed)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • General Music Master of Arts (MA)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
      Doctor of Music (DM)
    • Composition Master of Music (MM)
      Doctor of Music (DM)
    • Ethnomusicology Master of Music (MM)
    • Opera Master of Music (MM)
    • Instrumental Accompanying Master of Music (MM)
    • Piano Technology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Choral Conducting Master of Music (MM)
    • Piano Pedagogy Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 91
    • Doctoral Degrees 46
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some, Required for some and departmental qualifying exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required for some, Required and departmental qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 700
    • Accepted 323
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 146
  • 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 General Test (for some programs), audition, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test (for some programs), audition, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 590 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 awardsFebruary 28
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students409
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students409
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Location & Contact

College of Music

Florida State University

122 North Copeland Avenue
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1180
United States

Dr. Don Gibson


Phone: 850-644-4361
Fax: 850-644-2033

Dr. Seth Beckman

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/Director of Graduate Studies in Music

Phone: 850-644-5848
Fax: 850-644-2033

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