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Department of Geography College of Social Sciences and Public Policy Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 62
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 71%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic Information Science Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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? No
    • 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 Not reported

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 49
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 71
    • Enrolled 23
  • 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 January 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 15th Yes
  • 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 DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students62
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students62
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian98%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty16
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage19%
    • Male Percentage81%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSociety-nature interactions, geographic information science, environmental studies, hurricanes, remote sensing, urban, transportation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$235,921

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

College of Social Sciences and Public Policy
Florida State University

323 Bellamy Building, 113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee, FL 32306
United States

Prof. Victor Mesev

Chair

Phone: 850-645-2498
Fax: 850-644-5913
Email: vmesev@fsu.edu

Prof. Xiaojun Yang

Graduate Director

Phone: 850-644-8379
Fax: 850-644-5193
Email: xyang@fsu.edu



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