Tallahassee, FL
Tuition (in-state)
$21,570 ($6,402)
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Reviews 4914 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Depends on which dorm you are in. The suite style is nice if you like privacy and are responsible. Community style is a great way to get to know people and connect with people in your dorm.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: We have to pay a lot for it in tuition. $164/sem

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5 College Freshman

Greek Life: Its a huge part of FSU

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2 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: Boring town that revolves around college football.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: We're going to the championship game! GO NOLES!

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3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Its average/ lots of weed and beer.

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2 College Freshman

Computers: Wireless doesn't work/need an Ethernet cord.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It's pretty boring but no where else is better.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safer than anywhere else in the area.

2 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I can get a 4 bed 4 bath apartment for cheaper.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Some are really good and some are really bad.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I don't really eat out but I heard its decent

3 College Freshman

Nightlife: I don't go out so this is based off what I heard.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: FSU is awesome. The students are awesome and so are the teachers. Football games are huge events that are always fun, and if you are a foodie, Tallahassee has great and unique options to offer you.

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3 College Junior

Nightlife: FSU definitely has a lot of nightlife options for students. There are many different clubs and bars, but parking sucks if you want to go to any of these places. If you are smart and don't drive though, there are many cheap transportation options for students.

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5 College Junior

Campus Strictness: FSU is strict where it counts with serious topics such as alcohol, drugs, and crime, but it still allows students to have fun and enjoy the college atmosphere. FSU provides a nice balance for students.

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: The student-centered environment at FSU is unmatched.

3 College Senior

Campus Housing: Some dorms are awesome, some are moldy.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Some bad areas in Tallahassee, but off campus housing is usually great.

4 College Senior

Campus Strictness: RAs are cool, undercover cops are not.

3 College Senior

Scholarships: Financial aid office is understaffed and hard to work with.

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3 College Senior

Computers: Wifi tends to go down during class registration.

2 College Senior

Parking: Free permits, almost impossible parking.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Tallahassee doesn't have the food options that a big city would have, but there are lots of options close to campus that fit the budget of a college student and more expensive options a drive away from campus.

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4 College Senior

Weather: It stays warm for most of the year, with the exception of January and February. The biggest annoyance are the summer storms at the beginning of fall semester.

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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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