Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL, USA
3.87 Average Rating

Florida State University is the oldest institution of Higher Education in Florida. Located on 1,633 acres of land in Tallahassee, FSU is a space- and sea-grant research university offering more than 300 degree programs. The campus is home to the only national lab in the state, the High Magnetic Field Laboratory funded by the National Science Foundation, as well as the Center for Advanced Power Systems and a variety of other research institutes and centers. The Fine Arts department at FSU is known for its theater, dance, film, and music programs, housing the Museum of Fine Arts, the Facility for Arts Research, and the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
87%
Out of State Students
7%
0
100
49%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1215
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 6, 2019
Other March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
41,362
Total Number of Undergrads
33,008
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
61%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
79%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
22:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,664
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$4,640
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,084
0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%
Average Aid Per Year
$13,013
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
757
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Tallahassee
Miami
Tampa
Atlanta
Orlando
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
71%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.87 Average Rating
Florida State University is an all-around excellent school and has provided me with a positive educational experience. Florida State also has a beautiful campus with many traditions that create an inclusive environment including the famous mascots Chief Osceola and Renegade. You're college experience at Florida State will be unforgettable.
Alix from Oconomowoc, WI
FSU is a very nice school with a relatively small campus and lots of trees and not very many parking spaces. It's generally a good school for whatever subject you want to study, and it has good faculty for every major. It's also very affordable and there are a lot of perks to being a student here.
Samira from Tallahassee, FL

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