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Florida State University

Department of Economics

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics
Master of Science (MS) Applied economics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Applied project (for some programs)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Dissertation prospectus, workshops

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

146
Applied
110
Accepted
42
Enrolled
75%

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 February 15th February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 3.4 on graduate work; minimum 1 course each in statistics and calculus; principles and sufficient upper-level economics courses
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division undergraduate GPA of 3.0, graduate 3.4; minimum 1 course each in statistics and linear algebra, 2 in calculus

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.88%
Black or African American 4.94%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.7%
Unknown 2.47%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 2
Male (29)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Industrial organization, experimental/behavioral, public/urban, law and economics, macroeconomics and financial
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
650,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3062180
Tallahassee, FL  32306-2180
United States
Contact Dr. R. Mark Isaac
Chairman
Email: misaac@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-5001
Fax: 850-644-4535

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