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Florida State University

College of Communication and Information

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

Florida State University / College of Communication and Information is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
(Specialist)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 229
Doctoral Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 2

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

709
Applied
319
Accepted
195
Enrolled
45%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$18,000
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

598
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.89%
Black or African American 9.87%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 6.35%
Unknown 2.84%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 52
Part-time - 9
Male (30)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Autism, neurogenic disorders, early intervention, child language disorders, literacy development and disorders, dialectal influences on language development, augmentative communication, speech development, marketing communication, communication technology and policy, communication content and effect, new communication/information technologies, needs assessment, social informatics, usability analysis, human information behavior and youth services
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,820,791

Location & Contact

Address University Center, Building C, Suite 4100
Tallahassee, FL  32306-2651
United States
Contact Dr. Lawrence C. Dennis
Dean
Email: larry.dennis@cci.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-9698
Fax: 850-644-0611