Qualitative Standard

All Graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

Quantitative Standard

All graduate academic levels (Master’s, Specialist, PhD): maximum number of credit hours vary by program – as established by program/department standards.

Percentage Completed

All students must complete 80% of credits attempted toward the degree (including transfer hours accepted towards degree). Note: All coursework accepted toward the degree (including transfer credits accepted) is included in the attempted and completed calculations. This also includes Withdrawals, Incomplete, and Repeated Courses. Remedial Coursework or ESOL courses are not counted in Attempted or Earned calculations.

Note on Withdrawal

All courses attempted, including any withdrawal after the end of the Drop/Add, retroactive withdrawals, term withdrawals and medical withdrawals, will be considered for Satisfactory Progress. Hours will be counted as attempted but not completed.

To officially withdraw from Florida State University, students must contact the Withdrawal Office: A4300 University Center (850/644-1741).


Last updated 06/04/2020
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