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The Graduate School

Why FSU?

The Westcott Administration Building houses the offices of the Graduate School and the President of FSU.

Florida State University is recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as engaged in very high research activity, the highest status accorded to a doctoral-granting university. The wide-ranging scholarship of FSU faculty and graduate students is nationally and internationally recognized for its contributions to science, business, government, culture, and society.

FSU faculty members are also recognized for their exceptional level of instruction, which continually challenges and inspires students to reach their highest individual goals.

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In the News

FSU's Great Give April 17-18, 2014

FSU's Great Give is a 36-hour online giving campaign in support of academic programs and scholarships at Florida State University. Starting on Thursday, April 17, at 9 a.m., supporters of Florida State can make gifts to any of the many projects created specifically for FSU's Great Give.

2014 Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence

The Florida State University honored the achievements of its graduate students at the annual Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence on April 9that the new Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House. This event sponsored by The Graduate School, the Office of Research, and the Congress of Graduate Students, recognizes FSU’s graduate students for excellence in teaching, research and creativity, and leadership.

FSU Graduate Student Wins Gold in Poetry at the Florida Book Awards

The Florida Book Awards exists for one purpose--to honor the best work written by Florida authors and about Florida culture in the previous year. Begun in 2006, the Florida Book Awards is the most comprehensive state book awards program in the United States, and the only one with a Spanish Language category. The successes and growth the Florida Book Awards have enjoyed in the last six years are testimony to the quality of authorship and the rich culture of books that exists and continues to prosper in the Sunshine State.

Florida State Graduate Programs Moving Up In Rankings

Florida State University’s graduate programs in education, law, statistics, chemistry and physics continue to move up in national rankings and are listed among the best graduate and professional programs in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”

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    Center for Intensive English Studies Materials Science & Engineering Office of Graduate Fellowships & Awards Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Program for Instructional Excellence Research Computing Center