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College of Social Sciences and Public Policy Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 41%59%
    student ratio
  • 775
    total students
  • $7,263 | $18,087
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Planning (JD/MSP)
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Science (MPA/MSC)
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Planning (MPA/MSP)
      Master of Science in Planning (MSP)
      Master of Arts/Master of Science in Planning (MA/MSP)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Planning (MPH/MSP)
      Master of Science in Demography/Master of Science in Planning (MSD/MSP)
      Certificate
      Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 263
    • Doctoral Degrees 40
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1, Required, Required for some and paper, action report, capstone project, internship, research paper, applied project
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

56% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,072
    • Accepted 606
    • Acceptance Rate 56
    • Enrolled 290
  • 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 Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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 awardsJanuary 15
    • 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, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students775
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students775
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty143
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,895,921

Location & Contact

College of Social Sciences and Public Policy

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL 32306
United States

Dr. David Rasmussen

Dean

Phone: 850-644-5488
Fax: 850-645-4923
Email: drasmuss@coss.fsu.edu

Ms. Melanie Booker

Associate Director for Graduate Admissions

Phone: 850-644-3420
Fax: 850-644-0197
Email: mbooker@admin.fsu.edu



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