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Florida State University

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / Department of Urban and Regional Planning is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Planning/Master of Science (MSP/MS)
Master of Arts/Master of Science in Planning (MA/MSP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Planning (JD/MSP)
Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Planning (MPH/MSP)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban and regional planning
Master of Science in Planning (MSP) Planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
Capstone project, internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

105
Applied
62
Accepted
33
Enrolled
59%

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 November 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

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: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

88
Total Graduate Students
0%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.14%
Black or African American 15.91%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 13.64%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 16
Male (18)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Land use planning, environmental planning, developing countries, transportation, sustainable and healthy communities, neighborhood planning, climate change
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
560,000

Location & Contact

Address 113 Collegiate Way
Tallahassee, FL  32306-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Jeffrey R. Brown
Professor and Chairperson
Email: jrbrown3@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4510
Fax: 850-645-4841

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