FSU Biology - Review of Apps and Interviews
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Biological Science - Graduate Studies

Florida State University

Reviewal of Applications and Interviews

Application Review:

Applications completed for Thesis MS and PhD programs, by 11:59 PM EST, December 1st are guaranteed to receive priority consideration for admission and departmental support. FSU offers a limited number of highly prestigious University Fellowships. Students wishing to be considered for these fellowships must complete their applications by December 1st.

Neuroscience area applications are reviewed by the full Neuroscience area faculty. We employ a holistic review process where each eligible application is reviewed thoroughly and all aspects of the application are considered to evaluate each applicant’s potential for success in graduate school.


Candidate Interviews are conducted in January or February. Final admission decisions are made in March. Applicants who are offered admission have until April 15th to accept the offer.