"If you aspire to make a difference...then graduate study at Florida State University is the right choice for you."
- Dr. Nancy Marcus
Dean of the Graduate School
"The creative writing program is absolutely writing focused. I have found the reputation of the (program) well earned."
"One of the beautiful things about graduate school is that you grow through your exposure to people of other cultures."
Graduate School Admissions is limited and competitive. Students must meet both University and departmental requirements. You are encouraged to explore this website for general University admission information and the academic department website of your intended major for specific admission requirements. Please feel free to contact us with any of your questions that are left unanswered after browsing our websites.
There are numerous funding options available for your graduate education. In addition to federal financial aid which requires the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, the University and academic departments award fellowships, grants, waivers, and assistantships. You are also encouraged to explore external funding opportunities available through various agencies like the National Science Foundation.
As one of the top research universities in the country, outstanding facilities and libraries are a given. What are not, are world-class faculty members who are committed to your success. Our faculty works with you in a supportive and collaborative environment, continually challenging you to reach your highest educational goals.
On those all too rare occasions when you are able to break away from your studies and research, you will find an abundance of activities on campus and in the local community. Tallahassee, Florida's capital city, is located within 30 minutes of the coast and numerous rivers and lakes. It is the perfect location for outdoor pursuits like biking, hiking, and kayaking or just sitting back and relaxing.
As you know, gaining acceptance is just the first step in your transition to joining our Seminole Community. Please browse this site for information on your next steps.