Florida State University Graduate Program Reviews

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94%
of students recommend
(4.06 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 267 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

3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2018

Florida State University's online MBA program has been good thus far. I am in my third semester and will be half way done by the end of this current semester. Taking FSU's MBA courses online has allowed me more flexibility for my other endeavors while providing a diverse method of learning, including textbook readings, PowerPoints, recorded classes, and group assignments. Taking classes online is much easier these days and Florida State University makes their online MBA program simple to stay on track.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

Florida State is an amazing university that truly cares about it's students.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Being a student at the Florida State University was a privilege. There are endless opportunities at FSU academically, socially, and culturally. The campus is absolutely gorgeous, athletics are among the top ranked in the nation, and FSU is full of tradition and diversity.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2007

I loved my time at FSU. For such a large school, it felt small to me.
3.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2010

FSU is a great university with a lot to offer.
4.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2013

This school is one of the best! Located in the state capital, it is a dream for any political science major!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2008

Great school don't let the distractions get you sidetracked. Embrace everything about the school and all it has to offer. The city is only a great city because of the college. Everyone is very friendly and definitely enjoys all of their libations. FSU!
4.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 1987

I did Education to teach Spanish and History and enjoyed it. I did Master's in Library Science(now Information Studies) and was a librarian and director for many years. It was very rewarding. I was a school librarian, public librarian and director of a system. FSU was great.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2018

Overall I think that FSU does a great job providing students with knowledge and opportunities to prepare students for a successful career. Areas of strength include diversity, graduate funding, and employment opportunities for graduate students. My joint degrees are funded by an assistantship. Unfortunately, FSU does have limited resources, so if you come from a big school with big funds (like I did), FSU is not that school. It is a big school with small funds, they lack a lot of resources like a good student transportation system, textbooks at the bookstore, etc. The graduate classes are also extremely large for what you might consider your typical graduate class size. My classes have close to 40 people in them, and that's larger than my undergraduate classes were at a school that was the same size as FSU. Another great benefit is the proximity of the school to the capital and state agencies. If you want to work with state agencies there is definitely an opportunity here. I believe FSU is a great choice for students, you just have to be accepting of the fact that every school has flaws, and FSU's flaws are that it is not your typical large university.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2013

I am pursuing the Masters in Accounting at Florida Atlantic University. The instruction and networking opportunities have been superb. I graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelors in Applied Economics, and was thrilled to be accepted at FAU for the Masters in Accounting. There, you will be given the opportunity to not just earn the degree, but network with companies looking for graduates like yourself. If you are an economics student, and you are not pursuing a doctorate in economics, you may want to consider the Masters in Accounting at Florida Atlantic University.
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