Florida State University Graduate School

Florida State University (referred to as FSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tallahassee, FL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of FSU is $11,553 for Florida residents and $26,707 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,225 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 44,161 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Florida State University (referred to as FSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tallahassee, FL.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1915 - Current).
FSU Directory Information
School NameFlorida State University (FSU)
Address222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
Phone850-644-2525
Webhttps://www.fsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.fsu.edu/undergradapp
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.fsu.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of FSU is $11,553 for Florida residents and $26,707 for out-of-state students. The school has 11,225 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 44,161 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 278 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,707
$11,553 for Florida Residents
Student Population11,225
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs278 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at FSU is $11,553 for Florida residents and $26,707 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $482 for Florida residents and $1,114 for out-of-state students.
FSU offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Florida Residents$11,553
Out-of-State$26,707
Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida Residents$482
Out-of-State$1,114
FSU offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Florida State University is $11,553 for Florida residents and $26,707 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
2019-2020$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
2020-2021$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
2021-2022$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
2022-2023$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
The graduate school tuition & fees of FSU is average compared to public graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,427 (public) / $16,041 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Florida State University$11,553$26,707
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Florida Graduate Schools$14,054$17,230
Public$10,002$24,427
Private$16,041
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,124 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at FSU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 1.81% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,124. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.81% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,666$4,846$10,666$4,846
2019-2020$10,780$5,010$10,780$5,010
2020-2021$11,088$5,382$11,088$5,382
2021-2022$11,472$5,348$11,472$5,348
2022-2023$11,592$5,532$11,592$5,532
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $482 for Florida residents and $1,114 for other students at Florida State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$482$1,114
2019-2020$482$1,114
2020-2021$482$1,114
2021-2022$482$1,114
2022-2023$482$1,114
The law school tuition at Florida State University is $20,694 for Florida residents and $40,705 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $25,611 for Florida residents and $60,162 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at FSU.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Florida State University
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$22,408$3,203$55,314$4,848
Law$18,071$2,623$37,130$3,575

Graduate Programs at FSU

Florida State University offers 179 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,897 students have completed their study at Florida State University.
Offered Degrees at Florida State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10943,068
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship610417
Doctor's degree - other31361
Post Master's Degree6151
Total17963,897
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Florida State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services program with 38 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Clinical/Medical Social Work program with 372 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 216 completers.
Florida State University offers 179 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,897 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 3,068 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 361 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 51 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 24 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning24$44,800
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization1-
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies--
Italian Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 95 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia32-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication63-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 231 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences55-
Information Technology66-
Information Science/Studies110-
Education [+] (1 completers) 345 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction169$42,500
Educational Leadership and Administration15$41,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration19-
Educational/Instructional Technology26$54,300
Educational Statistics and Research Methods2-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services45$43,500
Secondary Education and Teaching5-
Art Teacher Education11-
Music Teacher Education47-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1-
Engineering [+] 78 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering11-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Mechanical Engineering21-
Systems Engineering22-
Industrial Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 23 completers-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)5-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
German Language and Literature2-
French Language and Literature--
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature--
Latin Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 18 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies8-
Apparel and Textiles10-
Legal Studies [+] 186 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies165-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers6-
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law14-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law1-
English Language and Literature [+] 21 completers-
English Language and Literature14-
Creative Writing7-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] --
Humanities/Humanistic Studies--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 62 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences15-
Biomedical Sciences8-
Exercise Physiology34-
Biostatistics5-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 53 completers-
Mathematics28-
Statistics25-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 30 completers-
Computational Science9-
Data Science, General1-
Business Analytics20-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 102 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management102-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 15 completers-
Philosophy11-
Religion/Religious Studies4-
Physical Sciences [+] 115 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology8-
Chemistry33-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical15-
Physics52-
Materials Science3-
Psychology [+] 69 completers$53,900
Psychology34$53,900
Educational Psychology35-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 144 completers$40,600
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies113-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism--
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis31-
Human Services [+] 69 completers-
Public Administration69$45,800
Social Sciences [+] 141 completers-
Anthropology6-
Demography and Population Studies4-
Economics12-
Applied Economics22-
Geography4-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography8-
International Relations and Affairs33-
Political Science and Government46$43,400
Sociology6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 144 completers-
Dance10-
Interior Design8-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts14$36,200
Playwriting and Screenwriting6-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production23-
Fine/Studio Arts12-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation13-
Music6$19,800
Music Performance30-
Music Theory and Composition5-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology4-
Voice and Opera1-
Fine and Studio Arts Management12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 585 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist61-
Physician Assistant49-
Clinical/Medical Social Work372-
Public Health40-
Art Therapy/Therapist13$40,500
Music Therapy/Therapist11-
Dietetics/Dietitian15-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Nurse Anesthetist24-
Business [+] (2 completers) 507 completers$64,300
Business/Commerce306$64,300
Business Administration and Management--
Accounting45$57,300
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies36-
Finance38$55,600
Management Information Systems16-
Management Science47-
Insurance19-
History [+] 6 completers-
History5-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology1-
Total3,068
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Communication and Media Studies (other)5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Information Science/Studies6-
Education [+] 91 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration28-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration7-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods4-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services10-
Art Teacher Education4-
Music Teacher Education10-
Engineering [+] 22 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Industrial Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 5 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences5-
English Language and Literature [+] 17 completers$47,500
English Language and Literature17$47,500
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
Biomedical Sciences7-
Molecular Biophysics1-
Exercise Physiology7-
Biostatistics6-
Neuroscience3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 28 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics19-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Computational Science1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 5 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 13 completers-
Philosophy6-
Religion/Religious Studies7-
Physical Sciences [+] 67 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology5-
Chemistry30$55,300
Geology/Earth Science4-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical4-
Physics21-
Materials Science3-
Physical Sciences (other)--
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology11-
Educational Psychology6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 6 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies6-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
Public Administration3-
Social Work3-
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Economics7-
Geography7-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 26 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts--
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music Performance17-
Music Theory and Composition--
Musicology and Ethnomusicology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling5-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business/Commerce9-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total417
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 216 completers-
Law216-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 145 completers-
Medicine119-
Nursing Practice26-
Total361
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Information Science/Studies2-
Education [+] (1 completers) 49 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services38$43,500
Psychology [+] --
Educational Psychology--
Total51

Graduate Student Population at FSU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 11,225 students enrolled into Florida State University graduate schools where it has total 44,161 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,452 full-time and 4,773 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,252 male and 6,973 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,2254,2526,973
Full-time6,4522,6943,758
Part-tme4,7731,5583,215
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 5,829 White (51.93%), 1,386 Black/African American (12.35%), 1,602 Hispanic (14.27%), 385 Asian (3.43%), and 2,023 students with other races. 1,481 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,2254,2526,973
American Indian/Native American15114
Asian385152233
Black/African American1,3863781,008
Hispanic1,6025441,058
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1156
White5,8292,1753,654
Two More387134253
Un-Known1295376
Non-resident Alien1,481810671
Florida State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,907 graduate students (34.81% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,384 graduate students (12.33% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total11,225
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,907
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,384
Not in Online Courses5,934
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Florida State University. 3,461 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.83% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 511 students are aged above 50 (4.55%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Florida State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total11,2254,2526,973
Age 18-19312
Age 20-21385115270
Age 22-243,0761,1071,969
Age 25-293,4411,3822,059
Age 30-341,690731959
Age 35-39973375598
Age 40-491,146367779
Age 50-64484163321
Over 64271116

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