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Florida State University

Program in Meteorology

Tallahassee, FL

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Florida State University

Overview

Florida State University / Program in Meteorology is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 300 combined verbal and quantitative)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score: 300)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
25
Accepted
9
Enrolled
46%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score 300 combined verbal and quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score: 300)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, faculty sponsor

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.17%
Black or African American 2.17%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 6.52%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physical, dynamic, and synoptic meteorology; climate
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
600,000

Location & Contact

Address 1017 Academic Way
PO Box 3064520
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4520
United States
Contact Dr. Vincent Salters
Chairman
Email: salters@magnet.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-1934
Fax: 850-644-9642

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