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.

CHEA Requirement for ALA accreditation

2015-2020 UG Enrollment and Degrees Awarded Trends

2015-2020 Graduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded Trends

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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]