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

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

Tallahassee, FL
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
97
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 41
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • 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

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 112
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 36
  • 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 *
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students97
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students97
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

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. Jeremiah Fisher

Academic Coordinator

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


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