We will not start reviewing your application until you have uploaded your materials–including official test scores–to the FSU Graduate Application Portal and finalized the application by choosing the submit button.
A three-to-five-page statement addressing your research interests, career goals within and/or beyond the academy, reasons you are applying to this program, and any relevant academic, professional, and/or creative background. PhD applicants: please include a description of how your doctoral work builds on or differs from your previous graduate work.
Include information on your academic background and relevant professional experience (presentations, publications, creative work, etc.)
Three letters of recommendation from those familiar with your work. At least two of these letters should come from academic sources.
Two writing samples (roughly 12-20 pages each) that demonstrate your ability to conduct original scholarly research at the graduate level.
In addition to the academic writing samples, applicants may submit digital evidence of creative work.
Required for all applicants.
Required only for international students. We recommend submitting TOEFL iBT scores.
Applications are not complete until the University receives official transcripts.
When you have submitted all application materials and requested all exam scores and transcripts, email Barbara Thomas at email@example.com to confirm receipt. If you have questions about the application process, you may also contact Barbara Thomas at 850-644-7234 or firstname.lastname@example.org