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Florida State University

Department of Sociology

Tallahassee , FL

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Florida State University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Applied social research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology
Master of Science (MS) Sociology of health and aging
Master of Science (MS) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 12

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
16
Accepted
9
Enrolled
35%

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 December 15th December 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General 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
Application deadlines for financial awards December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.04%
Black or African American 8.7%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 13.04%
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging and health, demography, inequality (gender/race and social movements/politics)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
371,977

Location & Contact

Address 526 Bellamy Building
113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee, FL  32306
United States
Contact Dr. Kathryn Harker Tillman
Chair
Email: ktillman@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-6416

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