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Florida State University

Department of Statistics

Tallahassee, FL

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Florida State University

Overview

Florida State University / Department of Statistics is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Mathematical statistics
Master of Science (MS) Applied statistics
Master of Science (MS) Statistical data science
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematical statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biostatistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

316
Applied
217
Accepted
62
Enrolled
69%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Calculus, linear algebra, one course each in applied statistics and probability, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, two semesters of advanced calculus (intermediate analysis, real analysis with proofs)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

206
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.97%
Black or African American 1.46%
White or Caucasian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.46%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 1
Male (18)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Statistical inference, high dimensional data analysis, biostatistics, nonparametric estimation, automatic target recognition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
813,343

Location & Contact

Address 117 North Woodward Avenue, PO Box 3064330
Tallahassee, FL  32306-4330
United States
Contact Dr. Xufeng Niu
Chairman
Email: niu@stat.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-4008
Fax: 850-644-5271