7,863
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Florida State University / The Graduate School is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science (MPA/MSC)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science Teaching (MST)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Master of Accountancy (M Acc)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Public Health/Master of Science in Planning (MPH/MSP)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science in Management (MSM)
Doctor of Music (DM)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Social Work (MPA/MSW)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Master of Science in Planning (MSP)
Master of Arts/Master of Science in Planning (MA/MSP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Planning (JD/MSP)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Planning (MPA/MSP)
Master of Science/Specialist in Education (MS/Ed S)
(Specialist)
Master of Science in Demography/Master of Science in Planning (MSD/MSP)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science (MS)
(Certificate)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Master of Science in Criminology (MSC)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Music Education (MM Ed)
Master of Science/Master of Social Work (MS/MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Post-Graduate Certificate)
Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
Master of Science in Planning/Master of Science (MSP/MS)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 2076
Doctoral Degrees 417
Other Advanced Degrees 387

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT (for business), or MAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT (for business), LSAT, MCAT, or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,419
Applied
3,639
Accepted
2,132
Enrolled
39%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT (for business), or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, GMAT (for business), LSAT, MCAT, or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

7863
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.01%
Black or African American 8.36%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 3.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 2.43%
Unknown 2.35%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

1,855
Total faculty
Full-time (1,795)
Part-time (60)
Male (1,098)
Female (757)

Location & Contact

Address 314 Westcott Building
Tallahassee, FL  32306-1410
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Riley
Dean
Email: mriley@admin.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-3501
Fax: 850-644-2969