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Affordable Excellence

Florida State University is recognized as a true value in higher education. Fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships make the nationally-ranked College of Criminology and Criminal Justice academic programs even more accessible, and they reward current students for outstanding academic performance.

  • Fellowships: The College has several competitive fellowships that are awarded to its top students. Students can also apply for University fellowships.
  • Assistantships: Teaching and research assistantships are awarded to our most qualified students each academic year. Assistantships pay $14,500 per academic year. In addition, graduate assistants receive tuition waivers and $500 toward health insurance. To be considered for an assistantship, students must submit all application materials by January 15.
  • Scholarships: There are scholarships available to current undergraduate and graduate Criminology students. Our scholarships are awarded according to specific qualifications outlined by the scholarship donors.
  • Tuition: Information about current tuition and fees, payment deadlines, and methods of payment can be found on the University’s Student Financial Services Web site,
  • Financial Aid: Apply for federal and state financial aid and find out about the financial resources available to FSU students.
  • Criminal Justice Jobs: Finance your graduate education and gain valuable work experience (as well as exposure to issues you may be researching).