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Florida State University

Interdisciplinary Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Interdisciplinary Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational sciences Fire dynamics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational sciences Geophysical fluid dynamics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
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? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3
Applied
2
Accepted
1
Enrolled
67%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 30th March 30th No
Spring deadline September 30th September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

5
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 40%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (80%)
Female (20%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 0
Male (23)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Hurricane dynamics, convection, air-sea interaction, wave-mean flow interaction, numerical models, ground water flows, Karst environmental dynamics, fire dynamics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
707,343

Location & Contact

Address Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute
77 Chieftain Way, #18 Keen Building
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4360
United States
Contact Dr. Kevin Speer
Director
Email: kspeer@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-645-5625
Fax: 850-644-8972

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