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Florida State University

600 W. College Ave. Tallahassee, FL 32306
(850) 644-2525 | Established: 1851 | FSU.edu

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Florida State University (FSU) is a public university located in Florida’s capital, Tallahassee. Established in 1851, FSU is a sea-grant and space-grant university. The campus setting is urban and its 500 acre main campus is sprawling with overhanging moss-covered...
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Oaks, as well as picturesque academic buildings. Seated blocks from downtown Tallahassee, FSU’s students enjoy easy and immediate access to one of the best college towns in the country. A faculty list that includes 6 Nobel laureates, FSU is committed to their various academic programs and “continue to receive major recognition for their overall strength.”

Florida State offers over 320 degrees via its 16 colleges to over 32,000 undergraduate students. Students can also choose to enroll in over 50 programs across the globe. There are over 500 organizations students can be a part of on and off campus. Approximately 15% of the student body is involved in Greek Life. Students –including freshman– are not required to live on campus, although a large percentage choose to do so.

The Florida State Seminoles are highly competitive at the Division I level and are members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. In recent years, the Seminoles have been a force to reckon with at the national level; most notably football, baseball, and both men’s and women’s track & field. The FSU football team recently won a national championship in 2013.

Notable alumni and attendees include actor Burt Reynolds, Singer Jim Morrison, Actress Cheryl Hines, and ESPN analyst Lee Corso. Countless Seminoles have gone on to play professionally within their respective sports; Deion Sanders, Warrick Dunn, and Anquan Boldin (all NFL); J.D. Drew and Tony La Russa (MLB); Charlie Ward and Sam Cassell (NBA) are several notable FSU attendees.

Enrollment

  • Undergrad Enrollment: 32,528
  • Graduate Enrollment: 8,381
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 26 to 1

Region

  • Southeast

Popular Majors

  • Most Popular Major: Finance
  • Second Most Popular: Political Science

Percentages

  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Percent Male: 45%
  • Percent Female: 55%

Cost

  • In-State Tuition: $6,507
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $21,673

Other

  • Type of School: 4 Year-Public
  • College Setting: Mid-Size City

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Tallahassee, FL 32304
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Tallahassee, FL 32303
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Tallahassee, FL 32304
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Class Begins

August 25



Fall Break Dates

N/A



Thanksgiving Break Dates

November 26-30



Winter Break Dates

December 13-January 6



Spring Break Dates

March 9-13



Summer Break Begins

May 2



Sports Division

NCAA Division I-A



Mascots

Osceola (Seminole Indian) & Renegade (Appaloosa Horse)



Nickname

Seminoles



Sports Conference

ACC



People at Florida State University

Kevin Ruck

Christophe Limpalair

Jordan Barber

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