Florida State Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Florida State? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 16,674 out of 29,828 applicants or 56% were admitted making Florida State a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 17,872 11,956 29,828
Accepted 10,131 6,543 16,674
Acceptance Rate 57% 55% 56%
Enrolled 3,618 2,482 6,100
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 38% 37%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1210 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1135. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1285 out of 1600. 41 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1210 1360
SAT Reading 620 690
SAT Math 580 660
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >68%
27 to 29 Avg + 56%-68%
25 to 27 Avg - 43%-56%
23 to 25 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 23 Low <31%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >68%
1285 to 1360 Avg + 56%-68%
1210 to 1285 Avg - 43%-56%
1135 to 1210 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 1135 Low <31%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Florida State University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134097 IPEDS survey data for Florida State University.