Accreditation & Student Achievement Data

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Florida State University's School of Information programs are consistently highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report.

  • ALA-Accredited Master’s in Information (MSI/MAI) degree is ranked #11 in Library and Information Studies programs
  • School Media Specialization is ranked #1
  • Youth Services Specialization is ranked #3.
  • The Master’s of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree is ranked among the Top 3 public universities in Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs
  • The Master’s of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) was also rated #3 among public institutions as Best Online Information Technology Programs for Veterans.

 

MSI Time to Degree: AY2017-18: 2.09 years | 2018-19: 2.29 years | 2019-20: 2.25 years | 2020-21: 2.10 years | 2021-22: 2.09 years

MSI Employment in Field of Study: AY2017-18: 88.9% | 2018-19: 87.9% | 2019-20: 100.0% | 2020-21: 94.8%

 

Table 1: Current Semester
Degree BS-ICT BS-IT MSI MS-IST MSIT Specialist PhD
Enrollment Fall 2022 159* 187* 358 3 191 6 29
Enrollment FT 142 156 68 0 62 0 24
Enrollment PT 17 31 290 3 129 6 5
Minorities 49.06% 55.61% 36.31% 66.67% 57.07% 33.33% 68.97%
Females 55.35% 19.25% 79.33% 33.33% 35.60% 66.67% 58.62%
Degrees Awarded (AY-Su22 Only) 18 23 26 N/A** 21 0 1
Retention AY 2021-22 Cohort 96.2% 96.7% 100.0% N/A 99.1% 100.0% 100.0%
Retention AY 2020-21 Cohort 86.7% 95.4% 98.1% N/A 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Retention AY 2019-20 Cohort 100.0% 100.0% 99.1% N/A 100.0% 66.7% 100.0%
Retention AY 2018-19 Cohort 100.0% 98.7% 95.9% N/A 89.5% 71.4% 80.0%
Retention AY 2017-18 Cohort 98.9% 99.0% 91.3% N/A 97.1% 0.0% 100.0%
* Undergraduate Enrollment includes Not-Formally Admitted students (42 pre-ICT, 51 pre-IT). Data as of 06 September 2022. **MS-IST starting Term Fall 2022.
Table 2: Previous Semester
Degree BS-ICT BS-IT MSI MS-IST MSIT Specialist PhD
Enrollment Summer 2022 99* 132* 220 N/A 141 4 21
Enrollment FT 13 114 12 N/A 22 0 11
Enrollment PT 86 18 208 N/A 119 4 10
Minorities 50.51% 53.44% 37.73% N/A 54.61% 75.00% 71.43%
Females 51.52% 17.56% 83.18% N/A 37.59% 100.00% 57.14%
Degrees Awarded (Su 2022 only) 18 23 26 N/A** 21 0 1
Retention AY 2021-22 Cohort 88.9% 92.1% 99.3% N/A 99.3% 100.0% 100.0%
Retention AY 2020-21 Cohort 86.7% 95.4% 98.1% N/A 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Retention AY 2019-20 Cohort 100.0% 100.0% 99.1% N/A 100.0% 66.7% 100.0%
Retention AY 2018-19 Cohort 100.0% 98.7% 95.9% N/A 89.5% 71.4% 80.0%
Retention AY 2017-18 Cohort 98.9% 99.0% 91.3% N/A 97.1% 0.0% 100.0%
* Undergraduate Enrollment includes Not-Formally Admitted students (24 pre-ICT, 40 pre-IT). Data as of 06 September 2022. **MS-IST starting Term Fall 2022.
Table 3: Undergraduate Level Enrollment and Degrees Over Time
Undergraduate Level 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021 Fall 2022 Fall
Enrollment UG Total 404 412 417 406 366 346
UG Enrollment FT 341 363 368 362 313 298
UG Enrollment PT 63 49 49 44 53 48
BS-ICT 215 203 200 174 145 159
Female 137 123 118 97 78 142
Male 78 80 82 77 67 17
BS-IT 189 209 217 232 221 187
Female 28 42 55 54 42 156
Male 161 167 162 178 179 31
Degrees Awarded
AY Total
196 (17-18) 184 (18-19) 156 (19-20) 197 (20-21) 88 (21-22)* 13 (AY22-23)*
BS-ICT Degrees Awarded 94 88 118 85 34 9
BS-IT Degrees Awarded 90 68 79 71 54 4
* AY2022-23 * Degrees Awarded includes Summer 2022 Only.
Table 4: Graduate Level Enrollment and Degrees Over Time
Graduate Level 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021 Fall 2022 Fall
Enrollment Grad Total 307 362 399 505 555 587
PhD Enrollment FT 21 26 25 28 26 24
PhD Enrollment PT 5 4 4 6 8 5
MSI Enrollment FT 49 47 58 62 60 68
MSI Enrollment PT 168 183 203 234 279 290
MS-IST** Enrollment FT N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
MS-IST** Enrollment PT N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3
MSIT Enrollment FT 21 18 31 37 45 62
MSIT Enrollment PT 40 75 74 128 131 129
Specialist Enrollment FT 1 0 1 4 2 0
Specialist Enrollment PT 2 9 4 6 4 6
PhD 26 30 29 34 34 29
Female 16 17 16 18 19 17
Male 10 13 13 16 15 12
MSI 217 230 261 296 339 358
Female 176 186 207 236 266 284
Male 41 44 54 60 73 74
MS-IST ** N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3
Female N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1
Male N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2
MSIT 61 93 105 165 176 191
Female 26 26 34 72 68 68
Male 35 67 71 93 108 123
Specialist 3 9 5 10 6 6
Female 3 4 0 4 4 4
Male 0 5 5 6 2 2
Degrees Awarded
AY Total
126 (17-18) 132 (18-19) 137 (19-20) 179 (20-21) 108 (21-22)* (22-23)*
PhD Degrees Awarded 3 3 4 3 3 1
MSI Degrees Awarded 87 93 108 61 61 26
MS-IST** Degrees Awarded N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
MSIT Degrees Awarded 41 36 64 43 43 21
Specialist Degrees Awarded 2 1 5 3 1 0
* AY2022-23 * Degrees Awarded includes Summer 2022 Only. **MS-IST starting Term Fall 2022.

Historical (documents can be provided in alternative format)

 

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Fall 2022

In Fall 2022, 933 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include:

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

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

The 587 graduate students (62.9%) include:

PHD total: 29

MSI total: 358

MS-IST total: 3

MSIT total: 191

Specialist total: 6

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 6 (unduplicated).

[Please note, a total of 214 students are actively seeking 288 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]

The 346 undergraduate students (37.1%) include:

ICT students: 159

IT students: 187

pre-ICT students: 42 + 4* = 46 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 51 + 2* = 53 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 0 (unduplicated), 14 UG students are seeking a certificate in addition to a degree.

Of the 933 students, 445 (Grad, UG, 47.70%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 488 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 498 students enrolled are female (53.38%), 435 are male.

 

For the Academic Year 2022-2023 (Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023) a total of 89 degrees were awarded as follows:

 

Graduate Degrees (48 degrees, 53.9%, Summer 2022 Only):

PhD: 1

MSI: 26

MS-IST**: 0

MSIT: 21

Specialist: 0

Undergraduate Degrees (41 degrees, 46.1%, Summer 2022 Only):

ICT (BA / BS): 18

IT (BS): 23

Information Communication Tech Minor: 0

Information Technology Minor: 0

42 degrees were earned by females (47.19%), 47 degrees were awarded to males (52.81%). 45 degrees (50.56%) were received by minority students.

 

Summer 2022

In Summer 2022, 622 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include:

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

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

The 391 graduate students (62.9%) include:

PHD total: 21

MSI total: 220

MSIT total: 141

Specialist total: 4

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 5 (unduplicated).

[Please note, a total of 172 students are actively seeking 224 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]

The 231 undergraduate students (37.1%) include:

ICT students: 75

IT students: 101

pre-ICT students: 20 + 4* = 24 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 28 + 1* = 29 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 0 (unduplicated), 10 UG students are seeking a certificate in addition to a degree.

Of the 622 students, 300 (Grad, UG, 48.2%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 318 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 331 students enrolled are female (53.2%), 291 are male.

 

For the Academic Year 2021-2022 (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022) a total of 351 degrees were awarded as follows:

 

Graduate Degrees (184 degrees, 52.4%):

PhD: 6

MSI: 110

MSIT: 66

Specialist: 2

Undergraduate Degrees (167 degrees, 47.6%):

ICT (BA / BS): 66

IT (BS): 100

Information Communication Tech Minor: 1

Information Technology Minor: 0

176 degrees were earned by females (50.14%), 175 degrees were awarded to males (49.86%). 151 degrees (43.02%) were received by minority students.

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Summer 2022 

In Summer 2022, 622 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include: 

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

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

The 391 graduate students (62.9%) include: 

PHD total: 21 

MSI total: 220 

MSIT total: 141 

Specialist total: 4 

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 5 (unduplicated). 

[Please note, a total of 172 students are actively seeking 224 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]  

The 231 undergraduate students (37.1%) include: 

ICT students: 75 

IT students: 101 

pre-ICT students: 20 + 4* = 24 (*Upper Level, NFA) 

pre-IT students: 28 + 1* = 29 (*Upper Level, NFA) 

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 0 (unduplicated), 10 UG students are seeking a certificate in addition to a degree. 

Of the 622 students, 300 (Grad, UG, 48.2%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 318 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 331 students enrolled are female (53.2%), 291 are male. 

 

For the Academic Year 2021-2022 (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022) a total of 351 degrees were awarded as follows: 

 

Graduate Degrees (184 degrees, 52.4%): 

PhD: 6 

MSI: 110 

MSIT: 66 

Specialist: 2 

Undergraduate Degrees (167 degrees, 47.6%): 

ICT (BA / BS): 66 

IT (BS): 100 

Information Communication Tech Minor: 1 

Information Technology Minor: 0 

176 degrees were earned by females (50.14%), 175 degrees were awarded to males (49.86%). 151 degrees (43.02%) were received by minority students. 

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Spring 2022 

In Spring 2022, 925 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include: 

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

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

The 550 graduate students (59.46%) include: 

PHD total: 31 

MSI total: 333 

MSIT total: 176 

Specialist total: 3 

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 7 (unduplicated). 

[Please note, a total of 164 students are actively seeking 215 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]  

The 375 undergraduate students (40.54%) include: 

ICT students: 110 

IT students: 159 

pre-ICT students: 41 + 7* = 48 (*Upper Level, NFA) 

pre-IT students: 52 + 6* = 58 (*Upper Level, NFA) 

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 0 (unduplicated) 

Of the 925 students, 433 (Grad, UG, 46.8%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 492 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 480 students enrolled are female (51.89%), 445 are male. 

 

For the Academic Year 2021-2022 (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022) a total of 196 degrees were awarded as follows: 

 

Graduate Degrees (108 degrees, 55.1%) – Summer / Fall 2021 (only): 

PhD: 3 

MSI: 61 

MSIT: 43 

Specialist: 1 

Undergraduate Degrees (88 degrees, 44.9%) – Summer 2021 Only: 

ICT (BA / BS): 34 

IT (BS): 54 

Information Communication Tech Minor: 0 

Information Technology Minor: 0 

93 degrees were earned by females (47.45%), 103 degrees were awarded to males (52.55%). 80 degrees (40.82%) were received by minority students. 

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Fall 2021

In Fall 2021, 927 students enrolled in FSU’s School of Information include:

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

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

The 561 graduate students (60.5%) include:

PHD total: 34

MSI total: 339

MSIT total: 176

Specialist total: 6

Non-degree Graduate / Certificate only total: 6 (unduplicated).

[Please note, a total of 184 students are actively seeking 240 Certificates when using duplicated Grad count.]

The 366 undergraduate students (39.5%) included:

ICT students: 101

IT students: 163

pre-ICT students: 33 + 11* = 44 (*Upper Level, NFA)

pre-IT students: 50 + 8* = 58 (*Upper Level, NFA)

Post-Baccalaureate (Certificate only): 0 (unduplicated)

Of the 927 students, 419 (Grad, UG, 45.2%) identify as minority (American Indian/Native Alaskan, Asian, Black/African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, Two or More Races), 508 either identify as White or did Not Specify their race/ethnicity. 482 students enrolled are female (52.0%), 445 are male.

 

For the Academic Year 2021-2022 (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022) a total of 76 degrees were awarded as follows:

 

Graduate Degrees (35 degrees, 46.1%) – Summer 2021 (only):

PhD: 1

MSI: 25

MSIT: 9

Specialist: 0

Undergraduate Degrees (41 degrees, 53.9%) – Summer 2021 Only:

ICT (BA / BS): 14

IT (BS): 27

Information Communication Tech Minor: 0

Information Technology Minor: 0

28 of all degrees were earned by females (36.84%), 48 degrees were awarded to males (63.16%). 39 degrees (51.32%) were received by minority students.

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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.