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Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

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Overview

Student Population
41,005
Florida State University overview
Location Tallahassee, Florida
Online fsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Florida State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Tallahassee, Florida, Florida State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 58,936 prospective students applied, and 21,202 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,106 enrolled in the school.  34,735 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,270 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,022 plus fees of $1,634. Florida State is ranked 195 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Florida State is rated within the top 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Florida State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1200/1340
ACT 26/30
GPA 3.88
Applications Accepted
36% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition High

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Annual Cost to Attend

Florida Resident Tuition
$4,022
In State Costs for Florida State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,634
Room and Board $10,780
Budget for Other Expenses$5,010
Total One Year Cost$22,446
Out of State Resident Tuition
$16,540
Out of State Costs for Florida State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,634
Room and Board $10,780
Budget for Other Expenses$5,010
Total One Year Cost$34,964

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
74% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Florida State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Social Sciences 19%
Psychology 5%
Visual and Performing Arts 5%
Work and Family Studies 5%

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

Current students may use the Florida State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.