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Florida State University
Florida State University 222 S. Copeland Street Tallahassee, FL 32306 Phone: (850) 644-2525
  • General Information
    About Florida State University

    Florida State University is a comprehensive, national, graduate research university that puts research into action for the benefit of our students and society. Our extensive graduate programs and our law and medical schools enrich the graduate, professional and undergraduate experiences, making Florida State University a demanding and intellectually stimulating environment for students and faculty. With an impressive breadth of programs, Florida State University has leading undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in a variety of fields. Some of the many programs that consistently rank among the top twenty-five at the nation's public universities include those in Business, Chemistry, Creative Writing, Criminology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Information, Law, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology and Statistics. Our mission is to maximize the excellence in all our programs, with special emphasis on programs that already have earned national and international acclaim. Florida State University's arts programs—including Dance, Film and Music—rank among the finest in the world. At the Ph.D. level, notable research faculty provide a range of interdisciplinary offerings that transcend the traditional disciplines, including Neuroscience, Molecular Biophysics, Computational Science, Materials Science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    • Other degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 23,439
    Percent Admitted 61%
    Men Admitted 60%
    Women Admitted 62%
    Full Time Retention Rate 91%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 550 640
      Math 560 650
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 24 28
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 44,101
    Native American 315.0
    Asian 1,432.0
    African American 4,697.0
    Hispanic 4,496.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 29,069
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 6,013

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