Florida State University Graduate Schools

Florida State University (referred to as FSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tallahassee, FL. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Florida State University is $11,553 for Florida residents and $25,985 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,533 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 41,005 including undergraduate students.

Florida State University Graduate School Overview

Florida State University (referred to as FSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tallahassee, FL. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Florida State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1915 - Current).
Florida State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameFlorida State University (referred to as 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Florida State University is $11,553 for Florida residents and $25,985 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,533 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 41,005 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 176 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 14 programs are available online classes.
FSU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,985
$11,553 for Florida Residents
Student Population8,533
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs176 graduate programs
(14 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Florida State University is $11,553 for Florida residents and $25,985 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $482 for Florida residents and $1,114 for out-of-state students. Florida State University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
FSU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Florida Residents$11,553
Out-of-State$25,985
Tuition per Credit Hour
Florida Residents$482
Out-of-State$1,114
Florida State University 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 Florida State University 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 at FSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)14 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

Florida State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Florida State University is $11,553 for Florida residents and $25,985 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Florida State University
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$9,684$1,859$24,116$2,581
2016-2017$9,684$1,859$24,116$2,581
2017-2018$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
2018-2019$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
2019-2020$9,684$1,869$24,116$2,591
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,790 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Florida State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,790. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.79% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Florida State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,264$4,300$10,264$4,300
2016-2017$10,304$4,764$10,304$4,764
2017-2018$10,458$4,660$10,458$4,660
2018-2019$10,666$4,846$10,666$4,846
2019-2020$10,780$5,010$10,780$5,010
For academic year 2019-2020, 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.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Florida State University
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$482$1,114
2016-2017$482$1,114
2017-2018$482$1,114
2018-2019$482$1,114
2019-2020$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 2019-2020. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $25,611 for Florida residents and $60,162 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Florida State University.
2019-2020 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 176 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,924 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 Degree102132,117
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship622422
Doctor's degree - other30332
Post Master's Degree9253
Total176172,924

Florida State University offers 176 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,924 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,117 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 332 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 53 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 28 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning28$44,800
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization3-
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies0-
Italian Studies3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 66 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia22-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication44-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (4 completers) 176 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences52-
Information Technology29-
Information Science/Studies95-
Education [+] (6 completers) 232 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction89$42,500
Educational Leadership and Administration12$41,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration29-
Educational/Instructional Technology27$54,300
Educational Statistics and Research Methods1-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services31$43,500
Secondary Education and Teaching4-
Art Teacher Education8-
Music Teacher Education28-
Engineering [+] 62 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering4-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering10-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering25-
Industrial Engineering9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 33 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5-
German Language and Literature3-
French Language and Literature5-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11-
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature1-
Latin Language and Literature2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
Apparel and Textiles4-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies10-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers5-
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law4-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law0-
English Language And Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Creative Writing6-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 56 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Biomedical Sciences10-
Exercise Physiology25-
Biostatistics7-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 76 completers-
Mathematics27-
Statistics49-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Computational Science10-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 52 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management52-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 12 completers-
Philosophy5-
Religion/Religious Studies7-
Physical Sciences [+] 86 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology7-
Chemistry27-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical13-
Physics30-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 49 completers$53,900
Psychology32$53,900
Educational Psychology17-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 81 completers$40,600
0$40,600
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies77-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism4-
Human Services [+] 48 completers-
0-
Public Administration48$45,800
Social Sciences [+] 150 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology4-
Demography and Population Studies6-
Economics8-
Applied Economics25-
Geography4-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography31-
International Relations and Affairs32-
Political Science and Government33$43,400
Sociology7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 144 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance9-
Interior Design11-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts22$36,200
Playwriting and Screenwriting5-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production24-
Fine/Studio Arts7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation17-
Music1$19,800
Music Performance26-
Music Theory and Composition5-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology8-
Voice and Opera0-
Fine and Studio Arts Management9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 379 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist60-
Clinical/Medical Social Work215-
Public Health39-
Art Therapy/Therapist14$40,500
Music Therapy/Therapist7-
Dietetics/Dietitian11-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse12-
Nurse Anesthetist21-
Business [+] (5 completers) 318 completers$64,300
Business/Commerce144$64,300
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting81$57,300
Finance24$55,600
Management Information Systems20-
Management Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management20-
Insurance29-
History [+] 11 completers-
History9-
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology2-
Total2,117
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Communication and Media Studies (other)4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences7-
Information Science/Studies0-
Education [+] (4 completers) 75 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction7-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration8-
Educational/Instructional Technology12-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods4-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services7-
Art Teacher Education6-
Music Teacher Education12-
Engineering [+] 30 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering11-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Industrial Engineering2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
French Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 5 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences5-
English Language And Literature [+] 21 completers$47,500
English Language and Literature21$47,500
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences15-
Biomedical Sciences3-
Molecular Biophysics2-
Exercise Physiology4-
Biostatistics2-
Neuroscience5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 42 completers-
Mathematics24-
Statistics18-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Computational Science5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management3-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 16 completers-
Philosophy4-
Religion/Religious Studies12-
Physical Sciences [+] 52 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology5-
Chemistry23$55,300
Geology/Earth Science2-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical4-
Physics10-
Materials Science5-
Physical Sciences (other)3-
Psychology [+] 27 completers-
Psychology18-
Educational Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 9 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies9-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
0-
Public Administration3-
Social Work3-
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics4-
Geography3-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 51 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Music Performance33-
Music Theory and Composition7-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling2-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Business/Commerce4-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total422
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 135 completers-
Medicine109-
Nursing Practice26-
Total332
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Information Science/Studies2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 51 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction4-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods0-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services31$43,500
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology0-
Total53

Graduate Student Population at FSU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 8,533 students enrolled into Florida State University graduate schools where it has total 41,005 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,695 full-time and 2,838 part-time students. By gender, 3,668 male and 4,865 female students are attending Florida State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Florida State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Florida State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,5333,6684,865
Full-time5,6952,6273,068
Part-tme2,8381,0411,797
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Florida State University.
There are 4,848 White (56.81%), 836 Black/African American (9.80%), 987 Hispanic (11.57%), 279 Asian (3.27%), and 1,583 students with other races. 1,161 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Florida State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,5333,6684,865
American Indian/Native American15510
Asian279123156
Black/African American836240596
Hispanic987395592
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1147
White4,8482,1012,747
Two More23996143
Un-Known1578671
Non-resident Alien1,161618543
Florida State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,756 graduate students (20.58% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 446 graduate students (5.23% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Florida State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Florida State University
Number of Students
Total8,533
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,756
Enrolled Some Online Courses446
Not in Online Courses6,331
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Florida State University. 2,771 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.47% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 276 students are aged above 50 (3.23%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Florida State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Florida State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,5333,6684,865
Age 18-19211
Age 20-2118355128
Age 22-242,5881,0041,584
Age 25-292,8571,3191,538
Age 30-341,331664667
Age 35-39674294380
Age 40-49622223399
Age 50-64256100156
Over 6420812

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