Undergraduate Admissions

Program Information

The Florida State University School of Communication offers four limited access undergraduate major programs (advertising, media/communication studies, media production, public relations). The competitive application process opens for those students who have completed minimum course requirements, have at least 52 hours of undergraduate coursework, and have an all-college GPA of 3.0 or higher. This application process occurs once each year in the spring semester. New majors are admitted only for the summer and fall semesters.

Transfer Students

Undergraduates not currently enrolled at FSU must apply to the University through the Undergraduate Admissions Application. This is separate from the School of Communication application. Please apply first to the University using the Undergraduate Admissions Application process. This will result in an identification number that will help you apply next to the School of Communication.

Application Process

Students seeking admission into a major program within the School of Communication should complete the following: (1) download the Application Instructions HERE, and (2) beginning Friday, December 17th, 2022 students will be able to submit the compiled materials using the online application form.

Online Application Form is OPEN and can be found here: https://comm-fsu-sm.smapply.us/

Applications are due on or before Tuesday February 1st, 2023, 5:00 p.m. EST deadline.


Application Information Sessions

Information sessions are held in the fall and spring semesters to give interested students more information about the application process and to answer questions concerning the application package.

The first information session for the 2023 application is schedule for November 15th , 5pm, Zoom Meeting ID: 966 4753 8447


Undergraduate Application Deadlines

The application instruction window is now OPEN. The deadline to apply for summer or fall 2023 admission is Wednesday February 1st, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. EST. All documents and supporting materials must be received prior to this deadline.

The application can be found here: https://comm-fsu-sm.smapply.us/

Admissions decisions will be announced in March 2023.

Please contact the Advising Center at 850-644-7278 with any questions.


For Additional Assistance

Prospective undergraduate students may call the College of Communication & Information Advising Center at 850-644-7278 for an appointment to discuss the application process.