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Florida State University

Department of Scientific Computing

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Department of Scientific Computing is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Biological science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Biochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Atmospheric science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Physics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Materials science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Computational science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational science Geological science
Master of Science (MS) Computational science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
15
Accepted
6
Enrolled
23%

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 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Knowledge of at least one object-oriented computing language, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Knowledge of at least one object-oriented computing language, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, statement of purpose

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 29.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 11.76%
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (82%)
Female (17%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 2
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Morphometrics, mathematical and systems biology, mining proteomic and metabolic data, computational materials research, computational fluid dynamics, astrophysics, deep learning, computational neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
500,000

Location & Contact

Address 400 Dirac Science Library
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4120
United States
Contact Dr. Gordon Erlebacher
Chair
Email: gerlebacher@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-7024

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