Graduate Admission & Cost

General FSU Admission Requirements for Graduate School:

  • An earned Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or a comparable degree from an international institution, with a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average (GPA) on all work attempted while registered as an upper-division undergraduate student working towards a bachelor’s degree; or
  • A graduate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or a comparable degree from an international institution; and
  • Test scores from a nationally standardized graduate admission test which is acceptable for the program to which the applicant is applying; and
  • An English proficiency exam for those applicants whose native language is not English.

 Departmental Requirements

  • An upper- division cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0). and
  • GRE taken August 2011 or later—150 in both the Verbal and Quantitative portions (50th percentile or higher) and a 4 or greater in the analytical portion. GRE taken July 2011 or earlier—100 on the combined verbal and quantitative portions of the general aptitude portion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). (The department accepts GRE scores no more than 7 years old). Also accepted are the equivalent results on the MCAT, LSAT, or GMAT
  • A minimum of 80 on the TOEFL (internet-based) if not a native speaker of English. Students who are not native speakers of English but have completed their Bachelor’s degree at FSU Panama or FSU Tallahassee will not need to take the TOEFL.

 

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Graduate Application for Admission (click to download)
  •  A non-refundable application fee of $100.00
  • Official transcripts of all college/university coursework. Applicants who have completed their Bachelor’s degree at FloridaStateUniversity do not have to submit official college transcripts. Transcripts issued in a foreign language must be accompanied by an official English translation.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores. Please request that those be sent directly to FSU (code 5203)
  • Official GRE General Test scores. Please request that those be sent directly to FSU (code 5219)

a) Applicants who have not taken the GRE at the time of their application can be admitted conditionally, but they must take the GRE during their first or second semester of enrollment.

b) GRE Subject tests are not required.

  • Statement of purpose (1 required): Write a on-page, double-spaced statement about your career and educational goals.
  • Two academic letters of recommendation. Applicants currently or recently enrolled in college should submit letters of recommendation from faculty.

General FSU Admission Requirements for Graduate School:

  • An earned Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or a comparable degree from an international institution, with a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average (GPA) on all work attempted while registered as an upper-division undergraduate student working towards a bachelor’s degree; or
  • A graduate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or a comparable degree from an international institution; and
  • Test scores from a nationally standardized graduate admission test which is acceptable for the program to which the applicant is applying

 Departmental Requirements

  • An upper- division cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0). and
  • GRE taken August 2011 or later—150 in both the Verbal and Quantitative portions (50th percentile or higher) and a 4 or greater in the analytical portion. GRE taken July 2011 or earlier—100 on the combined verbal and quantitative portions of the general aptitude portion of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). (The department accepts GRE scores no more than 7 years old). Also accepted are the equivalent results on the MCAT, LSAT, or GMAT

 Applicants must submit the following documents:

  •  Graduate Application for Admission (Click to download)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $100.00
  • Official transcripts of all college/university coursework. Applicants who have completed their Bachelor’s degree at FloridaStateUniversity do not have to submit official college transcripts. Transcripts issued in a foreign language must be accompanied by an official English translation.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores. Please request that those be sent directly to FSU (code 5203)
  • Official GRE General Test scores. Please request that those be sent directly to FSU (code 5219)

a) Applicants who have not taken the GRE at the time of their application can be admitted conditionally, but they must take the GRE during their first or second semester of enrollment.

b) GRE Subject tests are not required.

  • Statement of purpose (1 required): Write a on-page, double-spaced statement about your career and educational goals.
  • Two academic letters of recommendation. Applicants currently or recently enrolled in college should submit letters of recommendation from faculty.


Submit

Submit the application at the Office of Admissions of FSU-Panama or send it to one of the following addresses:

Florida State University – Panama

227 Jacinto Palacios Cobos St.

City of Knowledge

Clayton, Republic of Panama

 

 

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