Tallahassee, FL
Tuition (in-state)
$21,570 ($6,402)
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Reviews 4909 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Sophomore

Weather: It's pretty rainy in Florida. That doesn't really affect traffic, it's just inconvenient.

3 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Scholarships: They don't really help you when it comes to this. You need to get all the information on your own.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Transportation: Getting around the town is very easy and very cost effective. Many of the transportation services are free, expect the FSU Taxi which is $5.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Parking: Lots of places to park on campus, but you have to get there before 8:15 if you have early classes, because that's when it starts to fill up.

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Nothing really out of the ordinary. Just lots of bars.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Differently big on night life, this school. There's a reason it's considered one of the top party schools.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The school spirit that both students and faculty have is something that surprises me. I realize that this is a college campus, but everyone wears some sort of school gear. I come from a college town, and I have never seen such spirit like I see at FSU.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Athletics: People definitely show support for the team, regardless of the sport. The most popular on campus are mens football and mens basketball but both the faculty and the respective teams are pushing for more support for the womens athletics.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Facilities: I loved how they got excited when I went to them about help with information about scholarships and coming up with a B plan just in case I had financial problems

4 College Junior

Facilities: I loved how the student ambassador program our out there recruiting new participants and having fun.

4 College Junior

Parking: The parking lot seems to have plenty of parking spots for us students.

3 College Junior

Academics: The major that I worked toward at Central Ohio Technical College there was a lot of job offers that I found interesting. And the workload was manageable.

4 College Junior

Academics: I love that you have to get your associate degree first just in case you have to stop for a while.

College Junior

Transportation: I will be better able to answer the questions when I start my classes in January.

College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I will know more in January.

College Junior

Greek Life: Not able to give an informed answer because I have started school their till January .

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: When I have experience Florida's campus I will be able to tell you more.

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The experience that is new to me since moving here from Columbus, Ohio is how one Wednesday in each month the city of Florida has Artwalk where the communities come out and showcase the talent. If it ballet, painting, or rapping I find that very interesting and it brings life to the city and I love that experience.

College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I have not asked for help for housing but I have noticed to live in a nice area it can be expensive.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I am from Columbus, Ohio and the school at Central Ohio Technical College has been a very good experience for me. I felt that they gave me every opportunity for me to be successful in every class that I have taken and their was no reason for me not to pass them.

College Junior

Nightlife: I am sorry the nightlife for me is my husband, studying, working, and doing some working out. Those things are very important to me.

4 College Junior

Computers: I am a transfer student from Columbus, Ohio and the only answers that I gave you are from the school in Columbus, Ohio. I have not experienced the new college yet but I cannot wait to experience this new environment.

College Junior

Drug Safety: I am sorry but I do not participate or hang around people or the campus like that because I have a family and I have to study if I want my degree and that is very important to me also I have worked fulltime so I have not had time to notice that type of behavior.

1 person found this useful Report
College Freshman

Scholarships: my mom handled financial aid, i did scholarships

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: friendly, southern, a little snobby, cliques,

1 person found this useful Report

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Cheryl Justis
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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