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Students
Suburban setting
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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) Sociology of health and aging
Master of Science (MS) Sociology
Master of Science (MS) Applied social research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
11
Accepted
8
Enrolled
33%

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

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

55
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.55%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.45%
Unknown 1.82%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

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  32306-2270
United States
Contact Dr. Kathryn Harker Tillman
Chair
Email: ktillman@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-6416