Location
Tallahassee, FL
Undergrads
28,733
Tuition (in-state)
$21,570 ($6,402)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 4535 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Freshman

Diversity: Many ethinic/social groups, very accepting.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Never had a bad experience.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Variety of students and an overall acceptance by the entire student body. Never saw much clashing between different groups.

1 person found this useful Report
College Freshman

Greek Life: I was not a part of Greek life.

3 College Freshman

Majors: Lots of variety but still lacking in a few areas.

3 College Freshman

Majors: Good experience but didn't prepare me as much as I'd liked.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Great across the board with both mens and womens sports.

4 College Freshman

Computers: Plenty on campus, and available most of the time.

4 College Freshman

Nightlife: Plenty of bars and clubs with a variety of themes.

4 College Freshman

Weather: You actually experience a change of seasons, which is rare in Florida.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: lots of variety and plenty of places to eat late.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Crowded apartment complexes with tons of students,very typical of a college town.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: Stay organized and on top of things. Fill out your FAFSA ASAP.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Parking: Its a typical college campus, parking is always hard to find even when there are many garages.

5 College Freshman

Academics: fantastic and knowledgeable teachers, great variety of courses, and wonderful facilities.

College Freshman

Campus Housing: I never lived on campus, but the dorms I visited were very nice, clean, and had responsible residents.

5 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I would love more scholarships! I'm poor.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Nightlife: Super fun! Very nice to have, especially when you have a very demanding major and want to take your mind off after a huge exam!

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I was part of Greek life at the University of Florida (before I transferred) and it was great but I was too immature to handle school and Greek life, thus I partied too much. However, that was my own fault. I think Greek life is a great thing and provides incoming freshman with a wonderful opportunity to meet a myriad of students.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Majors: The only reason why I didn't choose it's great is because I think that I could succeed at broadcasting but it is too late to start.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: I had little difficulty getting in for I went to a prestigious high school which prepared me to an indescribable extend.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: It could be more detailed, most social drinking does not occur on campus. It occurs at bars and clubs off campus.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: W e are National Champions.

The gym has been newly renovated.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Everything is conveniently near you. You can see your friends often, however, they can interfere with studying.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Nightlife: The quality of the clubs, bars and parties are very poor . Everything is extremely cheap and not in a good way.

1 person found this useful Report
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Cheryl Justis
Hometown
Daytona Beach, Fla.
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You would be hard-pressed to find a graduate of Florida State University who doesn’t have fond memories of the years they spent on campus. Current students will also agree that they are happy with their decision to attend school here. There is something for everyone, from athletics to academia, and you would have a hard time finding a more comfortable setting than Tallahassee. It has so much to offer, from exciting nightlife to beautiful weather.

Although it bears the reputation of a party school, FSU also has a growing reputation for turning out some of the best and brightest graduates in the entire nation. The school is now turning its focus on research, which should appeal to those interested in science and mathematics. But never fear, FSU also emphasizes the arts through their award-winning film and theater departments. From math and science, to the arts, FSU offers a vast array of eclectic degrees, which will be nothing but helpful later in your life. Choosing which college to attend is not an easy decision, but if you’re looking for the perfect combination of a good education and a good time, you can’t do much better than Florida State University.

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