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

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

Tallahassee, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
47
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
68%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees 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 21
    • 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

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 38
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 16
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch 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 Students47
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students47
    • Part-time Percentage17%
    • Full-time Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian20%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage82%
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Female Percentage18%
    • Male Percentage82%

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$163,316

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. Tingting Zhao

Graduate Director

Phone: 850-645-8198
Fax: 850-644-5193
Email: tzhao@fsu.edu


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