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Department of Political Science College of Social Sciences and Public Policy Florida State University

  • Tallahassee, FL
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 34%66%
    student ratio
  • 100
    total students
  • $7,263 | $18,087
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 60%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 35
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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 Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 128
    • Accepted 77
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 42
  • 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 January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum graduate GPA of 3.5, undergraduate 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students100
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students100
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino13%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAmerican government, international relations, comparative government, public policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$230,000

Location & Contact

Department of Political Science

College of Social Sciences and Public Policy
Florida State University

PO Box 3062230
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2230
United States

Dr. Cherie Maestas

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 850-644-7328
Fax: 850-644-1367
Email: cmaestas@fsu.edu

Mr. Jerry Fisher

Academic Coordinator

Phone: 850-644-7305
Fax: 850-644-1367
Email: jfisher@admin.fsu.edu



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