Florida State University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Tallahassee, FL
Website
www.fsu.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
28,733
Part-Time Undergrads
3,438
Setting
Mid-sized city
In-State Tuition
$6,402
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,570
Room & Board
$9,626
Acceptance Rate
54 %
Admission Difficulty
Average
Average SAT Scores
1120–1280
Average ACT Scores
25–29

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • FSU Seminole football
  • Warm weather
  • FSU Flying High Circus
  • Checking out the "student bodies" on Landis Green

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Student parking
  • The humidity in August
  • Airfare in and out of Tallahassee
  • The terrible roads in and around campus

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

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.

Florida State Student Reviews

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4 College Junior

Nightlife: There is something for everybody and anybody can party with anybody.

3 College Junior

Academics: Engineering is problematic because there are no online classes so you must meet up in person. I believe that is the way it is at all universities so regardless it is a harder major especially if you are one that has to work and go to school. There isn't as much flexibility as other majors with the track for you to graduate with a degree which is a let down but you gotta deal with it.

4 College Junior

Academics: It's just like any other big school and the school takes pride in trying to pride the best.

3 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: I have grown use to the city of Tallahassee even though I am use to bigger cities and interconnected cities lines.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: Typical financial aid process as any school but I was surprised by how soon they disperse financial aid though.

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