Florida State University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.07 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 263 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 5 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 11 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 40,830 (32,706 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 27% part-time, 73% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $11,543 in-state; $26,697 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

This program is fun and challenging. I am continuously learning a lot
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

My graduate programs allows students to participate at the Panama City campus of the main campus. They offer many diverse opportunities for growth and education.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

The teachers are awesome. We have discussions rather than classes where the professors speak and the class goes to sleep. They are there for you when you need them. As an international student, I am quite surprised at how easy going professors can be. Transportation is quite a hassle. Have to wait for the bus for at least half an hour and if you own a car, you'd better reach campus half an hour early for a good parking spot. by 2014, the whole campus would be turned smoke free, so that is kinda bad news for smokers and good news for the ones who want to quit.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2013

Faculty are invested in the student's experience and work hard to ensure academic and professional success. Assistantships provide the opportunity to work as a professional while subsidizing all tuition costs too.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I enjoy my program because I am working with others that have similar goals and a global outlook on education. We are all travelers. I am also able apply elective credits to topics and subjects I am interested in.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2014

I have enjoyed my first year at FSU. My professors have been very accessible and helpful. The requirements here for a Masters Degree in Music, specifically Vocal Performance are not overly demanding, particularly if you have had languages and diction in your undergraduate. There are a good number of performance opportunities as well, with two main stage operas a year and then a summer opera and plenty of recitals to sing if you are interested in assisting the accompaniment students. The negatives are not really negatives. Spatially, the Arts buildings are set away from the rest of the campus which is okay. There is bus service but it is odd and doesn't run 24 hours a day. It is definitely a 'need a car' kinda town and school.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2014

The Florida State University is a great school to attend. I received my B.A from Florida State and loved it so much I decided to attend for my graduate degree. The professors and advisors are so willing to work with you to make sure you are on the right path for your future. The atmosphere is competitive yet engaging as it allows for diversity of students.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The program is really challenging and really prepares you for teaching reading and language courses. It is a lot of work and is not for the faint of heart but it is well worth the time and effort.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The program is very competitive. The professors have a lot of practical experience, are easily accessible, and clearly happy to be there. It is a welcoming environment that encourages the pursuit of knowledge and challenges the student to go beyond the minimum requirements. Tallahassee is a small environment, but the program works to find as many practicum opportunities and other types of opportunities as possible to ensure the best possible educational experience.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

This program is taught by three profound Art Therapists within the field. The structure of the program allows the students to gain professional experience three separate semesters while attending school. The program provides the students with appropriate knowledge and a great source of experience. It is very nice to have a small cohort of only 15 students with three professors. The professors are very caring about the students and their successes. There are currently not any flaws that effect my view of the program. I have grown as a student and as an individual while completing my first year of this graduate program.
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