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Florida State University

College of Law

Tallahassee, FL

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Environmental Sciences (JD/MAES)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Information (JD/MSI)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Planning (JD/MSP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Juris Master (JM) Financial regulation and compliance
Master of Laws (LL M) Environmental law and policy
Master of Laws (LL M) American law for foreign lawyers
Juris Master (JM) Health law compliance
Juris Master (JM) Legal risk management and HR compliance
Juris Master (JM) Law
Master of Laws (LL M) Business law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 218

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam one graduate-level standardized test (for JM)
Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,805
Applied
653
Accepted
225
Enrolled
36%

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 June 30th June 30th No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam One graduate-level standardized test (for JM)
Master's Degree Requirements JD or equivalent degree (for LL M)
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT or GRE (for JD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$62,049
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

599
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.85%
Black or African American 8.85%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 7.51%
Unknown 1%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

93
Total faculty
Full-time - 57
Part-time - 36
Male (53)
Female (40)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Business law; environmental, energy and land use law; international law; criminal law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
99,375

Location & Contact

Address 425 West Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL  32306-1601
United States
Contact Erin O'Hara O'Connor
Dean
Email: eoconnor@law.fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-3400
Fax: 850-644-5487

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