Florida State University: Ranking & Review

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Tallahassee Rank United States Rank World Rank
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Florida State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate49%49%49%
Applicants35,33413,56521,769
Admissions17,3816,70910,672
Enrolled undergraduates6,5232,6253,898
Enrolled total (including graduate students)41,36218,28923,073

16,355 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,461 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,448
Percent of students submitting SAT scores38%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
635
Math
625

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores4,075
Percent of students submitting ACT scores63%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
27
ACT Math
26

Florida State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $21,774 $34,904
Off-campus $21,774 $34,904
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,458 and other expenses per full academic year.

Florida State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,712 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $4,640 $19,084
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,877 $2,599
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $218 $724
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,684 $24,116
Fees for full-time graduates $1,869 $2,591
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $482 $1,114

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,757 268 9 2,034
Social Sciences 1,431 130 24 1,585
Health Professions and Related Programs 274 420 142 836
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 705 39 26 770
Psychology 568 46 27 641
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 515 84 3 602
Visual and Performing Arts 391 158 41 590
Education 245 251 46 542
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 323 147 12 482
Engineering 363 69 27 459
English Language and Literature & Letters 393 19 28 440
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 379 10 5 394
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 304 64 5 373
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 190 114 3 307
Physical Sciences 121 68 62 251
Legal Professions and Studies 17 213 230
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 122 59 6 187
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 104 69 14 187
Mathematics and Statistics 85 60 25 170
Natural Resources and Conservation 150 150
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 90 27 8 125
History 101 14 6 121
Philosophy and Religious Studies 46 10 7 63
Architecture and Related Services 34 4 38
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 27 7 34
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 3 6 3 12
Grand Total1908,6112,07674611,623

A total of 8,801 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Florida State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,822 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate80%76%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 94%
  • Part-time retention rate - 79%

General info

Alternative namesFl State
Florda State University
Fla. State
Noles
Florida State
Florida State Unversity
FSU
Floridia State University
Florida State Univerisity
Fla. State University
Florida State University Seminoles
Fl. State University
Fl. State
Fl State University
F. S. U.
Seminoles
The Florida State University
FL State
Florida State Seminoles
Flordia State University
F.S.U.
FL State University
Founded1851
MottoVires, artes, mores
Strength, Skill, Character
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgarnet, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,630
Instructional FTE1,611
Research FTE503
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.fsu.edu
Address222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, Florida, 32306-1037
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone8506442525
Fax+1 (850) 644 7134

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