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Florida State University is a public institution situated in Tallahassee, Florida. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

2,323 Master's Degrees
746 Doctor's Degrees

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Florida State University Rankings

Out of the 43 colleges in Florida, Florida State is ranked at #5.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Florida State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Demography & Population Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Insurance Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Physical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Management Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Business, Management & Marketing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best General Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#70 Best Clinical & Counseling Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Best Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Florida State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#16 Best Hospitality Management Schools College Factual
#27 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools College Factual
#27 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools College Factual
#28 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Schools College Factual
#90 Best Psychology Schools College Factual
#119 Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools College Factual

Where Is Florida State University?

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Contact details for Florida State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
Phone: 850-644-2525
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/floridastate
Twitter: http://twitter.com/floridastate

Florida State University Graduate Student Diversity

11,026 Graduate Students
61% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,026 graduate students at Florida State, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Florida State University graduate students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 329
Black or African American 1,289
Hispanic or Latino 1,485
White 6,174
International Students 1,231
Other Races/Ethnicities 518

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Florida State University. At this time, 48 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 120 countries are represented at Florida State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Panama.

Online Learning at Florida State University

33,875 Took All Classes Online
42,355 Took At Least One Class Online
240.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 42,355 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Florida State has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 9th most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Florida State

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Florida State University was $11,543 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $26,697. The following table shows how Florida State is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Insurance #4 #4
Legal Research #10 #24
Legal Professions #22 #45
General Business/Commerce #31 #60
Communication Sciences #31 #31
Management Information Systems #31 #65
Industrial Engineering #40 #49
Information Science #52 #107
Mental & Social Health Services #52 #82
Computer Information Systems #67 #106

Online Affordability Rankings of Florida State

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time graduate tuition at Florida State University was $11,553 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $26,707. The following table shows how Florida State is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Insurance #1 #1
Legal Research #4 #13
Engineering #7 #16
Communication Sciences #7 #7
Industrial Engineering #10 #7
General Business/Commerce #10 #22
Legal Professions #13 #22
Mental & Social Health Services #14 #42
Information Science #22 #82
Teacher Education Subject Specific #30 #75
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #31 #55
Management Information Systems #31 #62
Psychology #32 #64
Curriculum & Instruction #37 #93
Computer Information Systems #44 #75
Criminal Justice & Corrections #46 #80
Instructional Media Design #55 #112
Educational Administration #69 #177

Online Growth Rankings of Florida State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Florida State University was 240.0%. This is the #165 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Florida State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Florida State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 87%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 42%
Communication Sciences 79%
Computer & Information Sciences 68%
Computer Information Systems 80%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 88%
Curriculum & Instruction 50%
Education 47%
Engineering 71%
General Business/Commerce 18%
Health Professions 51%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 89%
Industrial Engineering 65%
Information Science 10%
Insurance 86%
Legal Professions 28%
Legal Research 68%
Management Information Systems 88%
Mental & Social Health Services 14%
Psychology 93%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 63%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Florida State ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Florida State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Science #1
Insurance #1
Management Information Systems #4
Industrial Engineering #4
Communication Sciences #7
Mental & Social Health Services #8
Criminal Justice & Corrections #9
Legal Research #10
General Business/Commerce #10
Curriculum & Instruction #13
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #15
Computer Information Systems #17
Engineering #19
Legal Professions #19
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #21
Instructional Media Design #25
Psychology #26
Computer & Information Sciences #31
Educational Administration #32
Teacher Education Subject Specific #37
Education #91
Health Professions #97
Business, Management & Marketing #116

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Florida State University Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Mental & Social Health Services 0 251 6 257
Law 0 0 192 192
General Business/Commerce 0 168 9 177
Curriculum & Instruction 1 120 12 133
Medicine 0 0 115 115
Accounting 0 102 0 102
Information Science 3 93 5 101
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 89 7 96
Educational Administration 12 56 18 86
Music 0 57 28 85
Computer Information Systems 0 72 8 80
Legal Research 0 80 0 80
Student Counseling 33 34 10 77
Chemistry 0 44 30 74
Communication Sciences 0 65 6 71
Health & Physical Education 0 61 0 61
General Psychology 0 46 13 59
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 46 10 56
Statistics 0 31 15 46
Nursing 0 22 23 45
Public Relations & Advertising 0 44 0 44
Physics 0 22 21 43
Public Administration 0 35 7 42
Urban & Regional Planning 0 37 4 41
General Biology 0 22 19 41
Allied Health Professions 0 37 0 37
Economics 0 30 7 37
International Relations & National Security 0 36 0 36
Mathematics 0 26 9 35
Finance & Financial Management 0 34 0 34
General English Literature 0 8 25 33
Public Health 0 33 0 33
Drama & Theater Arts 0 31 2 33
Geography & Cartography 0 26 6 32
Instructional Media Design 0 25 6 31
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 1 21 9 31
Political Science & Government 0 24 6 30
Mechanical Engineering 0 24 5 29
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 25 1 26
Electrical Engineering 0 13 10 23
History 0 12 11 23
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 19 4 23
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 23 0 23
Insurance 0 21 0 21
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 10 11 21
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 20 0 20
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 17 0 17
Civil Engineering 0 8 9 17
Fine & Studio Arts 0 16 1 17
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 13 3 16
Philosophy 0 12 3 15
Sociology 0 8 7 15
Management Information Systems 0 14 0 14
Anthropology 0 14 0 14
Industrial Engineering 0 7 6 13
Arts & Media Management 0 11 0 11
Dance 0 11 0 11
Romance Languages 0 5 5 10
Computational Science 0 7 3 10
Systems Engineering 0 9 0 9
Classical Languages & Literature 0 7 2 9
Religious Studies 0 6 3 9
Biomedical Engineering 0 7 1 8
Educational Assessment 0 4 3 7
Chemical Engineering 0 4 3 7
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 7 0 7
Education Philosophy 0 2 4 6
Area Studies 0 6 0 6
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 0 6 6
Demography & Population Studies 0 6 0 6
Design & Applied Arts 0 6 0 6
East Asian Languages 0 5 0 5
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 4 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 4 4
Writing Studies 0 4 0 4
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 3 3
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 3 0 3
Germanic Languages 0 3 0 3
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 3 0 3
Social Work 0 0 3 3
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 1 1 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2 0 2
Materials Sciences 0 0 2 2
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Other Physical Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 50 2,323 746 3,119

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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