Accreditation & Student Achievement Data

FSU ALA Student Chapter Meeting, Oct. 25, 2015
FSU ALA Student Chapter (link on Facebook)

Florida State University's School of Information offers an ALA-Accredited Masters in Information (MSI) degree ranked #12 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report among graduate programs in Library and Information Studies, and is ranked #1 for School Media and #7 for Youth Services. FSU's ALA Student Chapter has won awards as #1 in the nation and #2 in the nation from the American Library Association. The School of Information also offers a Masters in Information Technology (MSIT) degree ranked #2 among public universities in the nation by US News and World Report, a PhD in Information degree, and two Bachelors degree (BSIT) majors in Information Technology and Information and Communication Technology.

 

Table 1: Current Semester
Degree BS-ICT BS-IT MSI MSIT Specialist PhD
Enrollment Summer 2021 104* 164* 214 119 4 31
Enrollment FT 20 20 30 17 0 13
Enrollment PT 84 144 184 102 4 18
Minorities 52.88% 52.73% 36.45% 55.46% 50.00% 67.74%
Females 51.64% 20.61% 77.10% 42.86% 50.00% 51.61%
Degrees Awarded
(AY2020-2021)
85 71 108 64 3 4
Retention AY 2019-20 Cohort 100.0% 100.0% 99.1% 100.0% 66.7% 100.0%
Retention AY 2018-19 Cohort 100.0% 98.7% 95.9% 89.5% 71.4% 80.0%
Retention AY 2017-18 Cohort 98.9% 99.0% 91.3% 97.1% 0.0% 100.0%
* Undergraduate Enrollment includes Not-Formally Admitted students (23 pre-ICT, 32 pre-IT).
Table 2: Previous Semester
Degree BS-ICT BS-IT MSI MSIT Specialist PhD
Enrollment Spring 2021 173* 225* 293 154 7 32
Enrollment FT 139 169 68 35 4 4
Enrollment PT 34 56 225 119 3 28
Minorities 44.51% 50.67% 32.65% 50.65% 57.14% 28.13%
Females 59.65% 18.55% 77.55% 41.56% 42.86% 53.13%
Degrees Awarded
(AY2020-2021 through Fa20)
29 34 68 40 2 1
Retention AY 2019-20 Cohort 100.0% 100.0% 99.1% 100.0% 66.7% 100.0%
Retention AY 2018-19 Cohort 100.0% 98.7% 95.9% 89.5% 71.4% 80.0%
Retention AY 2017-18 Cohort 98.9% 99.0% 91.3% 97.1% 0.0% 100.0%
* Undergraduate Enrollment includes Not-Formally Admitted students (33 pre-ICT, 38 pre-IT).
Table 3: Undergraduate Level Enrollment and Degrees Over Time
Undergraduate Level 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall
Enrollment UG Total 442 413 404 412 417 406
UG Enrollment FT 394 361 341 363 368 362
UG Enrollment PT 48 52 63 49 49 44
BS-ICT 214 205 215 203 200 174
Female 134 136 137 123 118 97
Male 80 69 78 80 82 77
BS-IT 228 208 189 209 217 232
Female 51 34 28 42 55 54
Male 177 174 161 167 162 178
Degrees Awarded
AY Total*
182 (15-16) 196 (16-17) 184 (17-18) 156 (18-19) 197 (19-20) 156 (20-21)
BS-ICT Degrees Awarded 77 95 94 88 118 85
BS-IT Degrees Awarded 105 101 90 68 79 71
*AY Total includes Summer, Fall, Spring of AY.
Table 4: Graduate Level Enrollment and Degrees Over Time
Graduate Level 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall
Enrollment Grad Total 320 308 307 362 399 505
PhD Enrollment FT 23 15 21 26 25 28
PhD Enrollment PT 6 5 5 4 4 6
MSI Enrollment FT 45 45 49 47 58 62
MSI Enrollment PT 196 181 168 183 203 234
MSIT Enrollment FT 9 14 21 18 31 37
MSIT Enrollment PT 37 42 40 75 74 128
Specialist Enrollment FT 0 0 1 0 1 4
Specialist Enrollment PT 4 6 2 9 4 6
PhD 29 20 26 30 29 34
Female 23 13 16 17 16 18
Male 6 7 10 13 13 16
MSI 241 226 217 230 261 296
Female 191 189 176 186 207 236
Male 50 37 41 44 54 60
MSIT 46 56 61 93 105 165
Female 18 20 26 26 34 72
Male 28 36 35 67 71 93
Specialist 4 6 3 9 5 10
Female 4 6 3 4 0 4
Male 0 0 0 5 5 6
Degrees Awarded
AY Total*
145 (15-16) 117 (16-17) 126 (17-18) 132 (18-19) 137 (19-20) 179 (20-21)
PhD Degrees Awarded 12 7 0 3 3 4
MSI Degrees Awarded 118 87 95 87 93 108
MSIT Degrees Awarded 14 21 29 41 36 64
Specialist Degrees Awarded 1 2 2 1 5 3
*AY Total includes Summer, Fall, Spring of AY.

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Summer 2021 

In Summer 2021, 641 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include: 

368 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and Graduate Certificate seekers) 

269 undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate seekers) 

The 368 graduate students (58.0%) include: 

PHD total: 31 

MSI total: 214 

MSIT total: 119 

Specialist total: 4 

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 4 (unduplicated). 

[Please note, a total of 148 students are actively seeking 194 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]  

The 269 undergraduate students (42.0%) included: 

ICT students: 81 

IT students: 132 

pre-ICT students: 16 + 7* = 23 (*Upper Level, NFA) 

pre-IT students: 29 + 3* = 32 (*Upper Level, NFA) 

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 3 (unduplicated) 

Of the 641 students, 309 (Grad, UG, 48.21%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 332 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 331 students enrolled are female (51.64%), 310 are male. 

 

For the Academic Year 2020-2021 (Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021) a total of 335 degrees were awarded as follows: 

 

Graduate Degrees (179 degrees, 53.4%) – Summer, Fall 2020, Spring 2021: 

PhD: 4 

MSI: 107 + 1 combined MSI-Law 

MSIT: 64 

Specialist: 3 

Undergraduate Degrees (156 degrees, 46.6%) – Summer, Fall 2020, Spring 2021: 

ICT (BA / BS): 85 

IT (BS): 71 

Information Communication Tech Minor: 0 

Information Technology Minor: 1 

180 of all degrees were earned by females (53.73%), 156 degrees were awarded to males (46.27%). 154 degrees (45.97%) were received by minority students. 

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Spring 2021

In Spring 2021, 881 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include:

488 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and Graduate Certificate seekers)

393 undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate seekers)

The 488 graduate students (55.39%) include:

PHD total: 32

MSI total: 294

MSIT total: 154

Specialist total: 6

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 2 (unduplicated).

[Please note, a total of 144 students are actively seeking 209 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]

The 393 undergraduate students (44.61%) included:

ICT students: 139

IT students: 183

pre-ICT students: 31 + 2* = 33 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 35 + 3* = 38 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 3 (unduplicated)

Of the 881 students, 413 (Grad, UG, 46.88%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 465 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 457 students enrolled are female (55.39%), 424 are male.

For the Academic Year 2020-2021 (Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021) a total of 174 degrees were awarded as follows:

Graduate Degrees (111 degrees, 63.8%) – Summer, Fall 2020 Only:

PhD: 1

MSI: 67 + 1 combined MSI-Law

MSIT: 40

Specialist: 2

Undergraduate Degrees (63 degrees, 36.2%) – Summer, Fall 2020 Only:

ICT (BA / BS): 29

IT (BS): 34

Information Communication Tech Minor: 0

Information Technology Minor: 0

89 of all degrees were earned by females (51.15%), 85 degrees were awarded to males (48.85%). 88 degrees (50.57%) were received by minority students.

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Fall 2020

In Fall 2020, 914 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include:

515 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and Graduate Certificate seekers)

399 undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate seekers)

The 515 graduate students (56.35%) include:

PHD total: 34

MSI total: 296

MSIT total: 165

Specialist total: 10

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 10 (unduplicated).

[Please note, a total of 144 students are actively seeking 201 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]
The 399 undergraduate students (43.65%) included:

ICT students: 132

IT students: 171

pre-ICT students: 37 + 4* = 41 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 44 + 8* = 52 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 3 (unduplicated)

Of the 907 students, 422 (Grad, UG, 46.42%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 484 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 480 students enrolled are female (50.6%), 426 are male, 1 unidentified.

For the Academic Year 2020-2021 (Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021) a total of 81 degrees were awarded as follows:

Graduate Degrees (53 degrees, 40.7%) - Summer 2020 Only:

PhD: 0

MSI: 37

MSIT: 16

Specialist: 0

Undergraduate Degrees (35 degrees, 59.3%) - Summer 2020 Only:

ICT (BA / BS): 12

IT (BS): 16

Information Communication Tech Minor: 0

Information Technology Minor: 0

35 of all degrees were earned by females (43.21%), 46 degrees were awarded to males (56.79%). 35 degrees (43.21%) were received by minority students.
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Summer 2020

In Summer 2020, 567 students enrolled in FSU's School of Information include:

318 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and Graduate Certificate seekers)

249 undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT)

The 318 graduate students (56.1%) include:

PHD total: 25

MSI total: 184

MSIT total: 99

Specialist total: 5

Non-degree Graduate total: 5 (unduplicated) [Please note, a total of 89 students are actively seeking 122 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count]

The 249 undergraduate students (43.9%) included:

ICT students: 80

IT students: 102

pre-ICT students: 23 + 4* = 27 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 34 + 6* = 40 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Of the 567 students, 258 (Grad, UG, 45.5%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 309 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 287 students enrolled are female (50.6%), 280 are male.

 

For the Academic Year 2019-2020 (Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020) a total of 332 degrees were awarded as follows:

Graduate Degrees (135 degrees, 40.7%):

PhD: 5

MSI: 91

MSIT: 36

Specialist: 3

Undergraduate Degrees (197 degrees, 59.3%):

ICT (BA / BS): 116

IT (BS): 78

Information Communication Tech Minor: 1

Information Technology Minor: 2

165 of all degrees were earned by females (49.7%), 167 degrees were awarded to males (50.3%). 141 degrees (42.5%) were received by minority students.

 

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Spring 2020

In Spring 2020, the 828 students enrolled in FSU School of Information include:

411 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and Graduate Certificate seekers)

417 undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT)

The 411 graduate students (49.6%) include:

PHD total: 26

MSI total: 253

MSIT total: 115

Specialist total: 6

Non-degree Graduate total: 11 (unduplicated) [Please note, a total of 160 students are actively seeking 192 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count]

The 417 undergraduate students (50.4%) included:

ICT students: 150

IT students: 138

pre-ICT students: 36 + 9* = 45 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 72 + 12* = 84 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Of the 828 students, 366 (Grad, UG, 44.2%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Two or More Races), 462 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 426 students enrolled are female (51.4%), 402 are male.

 

For Summer and Fall 2019, 180 degrees were awarded as follows:

Graduate Degrees (85 degrees, 47.2%):

PhD: 5

MSI: 55

MSIT: 22

Specialist: 3

Undergraduate Degrees (95 degrees, 52.8%):

ICT (BA / BS): 51

IT (BS): 43

Infotech Minor: 1

87 of all degrees were earned by females (48.3%), 93 degrees were awarded to males (51.7%). 75 degrees (41.7%) were received by minority students.

 

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Fall 2019

In Fall 2019, the 818 students enrolled in FSU School of Information included:

404 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and graduate certificate seekers)

414  undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT)

The 404 graduate students included:

PHD total: 28

MSI total: 262

MSIT total: 104

Specialist total: 5

Non-degree Graduate total: 5 (unduplicated) [Please note, there are a total 104 Certificate Enrollees when using duplicated Grad count]

The 414 undergraduate students included:

ICT students: 144

IT students: 141

pre-ICT students: 47 +7* = 54 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 69 + 6* = 75 (*Upper Level, NFA)

 

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Summer 2019

In Summer 2019, the 554 students enrolled in FSU School of Information included:

285 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and graduate certificate seekers)

269 undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT)

The 285 graduate students included:

PHD total: 24

MSI total: 171

MSIT total: 78

Specialist total: 6

Non-degree Graduate total: 6 (unduplicated) [Please note, there are a total 68 Certificate Enrollees when using duplicated Grad count]

The 269 undergraduate students included:

ICT students: 103

IT students: 100

pre-ICT students: 29 +5* = 34 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 30 + 2* = 32 (*Upper Level, NFA)

 

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Spring 2019

In Spring 2019, the 855 students enrolled in FSU School of Information included:

394 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and graduate certificate seekers)

461  undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT)

The 394 graduate students included:

PHD total: 30

MSI total: 239

MSIT total: 109

Specialist total: 9

Non-degree Graduate total: 7 (unduplicated) [Please note, there are a total 58 Certificate Enrollees when using duplicated Grad count]

The 461 undergraduate students included:

ICT students: 182

IT students: 167

pre-ICT students: 40 +10* = 50 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 48 + 14* = 62 (*Upper Level, NFA)

 

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Fall 2018

In Fall 2018, the 832 students enrolled in FSU School of Information included:

381 graduate level students (PhD, MSI, MSIT, Specialist, and graduate certificate seekers)

451  undergraduate students (ICT, IT, and pre-IT / pre-ICT)

The 379 graduate students included:

PHD total: 30

MSI total: 237

MSIT total: 94

Specialist total: 9

Non-degree Graduate total: 9  [Please note, there are a total 51 Certificate Enrollees when using duplicated Grad count]

The 451 undergraduate students included:

ICT students: 144

IT students: 152

pre-ICT students: 65 + 12* = 77 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 64 + 14* = 78 (*Upper Level, NFA)

 

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Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Total ALA-accredited Masters of Science in Information Students (Headcount): 209
Spring 2018 Total Masters of Science in Information Technology Students: 65
Spring 2018 Total Non-degree seeking Graduate Certificate Students: 3
Spring 2018 Total Specialist Students: 5
Spring 2018 Total Bachelor’s in Information Technology Students (incl. pre-IT): 185
Spring 2018 Total Bachelor’s in Information & Communication Technology (incl. pre-ICT): 209
Spring 2018 Total of all students enrolled: 701

Fall 2017

Fall 2017- Spring 2018 Scholarships Provided to Students by FSU School of Information: $43,300.00 in scholarships to 53 students
Spring 2018 Assistantships Provided to Students by FSU School of Information = 42
Fall 2017 Total ALA-accredited Masters of Science in Information Degrees Awarded = 48
Fall 2017 Total Bachelor’s in Information Technology Degrees Awarded = 55

2016 Data, FSU School of Information

MSI exit survey 2016-2017

MSI exit survey 2015-2016

Full-time ALA Master's Students: 45
Part-time ALA Master's Students: 181
ALA Master's Minority Student Enrollment: 69
Total ALA Masters Students (Headcount): 226
Total ALA Master's Students FTE Enrollment: 147
ALA Masters Degrees Awarded in 2016: 118
Bachelor's Degrees Awarded 2015-16: 182
Doctoral Degrees Awarded 2015-16: 12
Full-time Faculty: 25
Part-time Faculty: 5.65
Total FTE Enrollment to Full-time Faculty Ratio: 34:1
Total FTE Enrollment (all programs): 855.6
Median Wages of Graduates: $49,100
Full-time FTIC 6-Year Graduation Rate for Undergraduate Information Technology (2010 entry): 90.0%
Full-time FTIC 4-Year Graduation Rate for Undergraduate Information Technology (2012 entry): 90.2%
4 Year Graduation Rate for ALA Masters in Information (2012 entry): 90.2%
Retention Rate for ALA Masters (2012 entry): 95.1%
Job Titles of FSU ALA Masters in Information Graduates: [see list]