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Reviews 6251 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: FSU is notorious for its national champion football team so it is no surprise that attending games is by far one of the most exciting things to do on campus during the fall season. School spirit is always at an all time high, and fan support ranges from the prideful students attending the campus to the citizens of Tallahassee, and even those who graduated long ago but still find it in their heart that it bleeds garnet and gold. I have not personally attended any other major athletic games, but often times they make it on to our campus story on snapchat and the support is mutually there for each and every team. Our athletic facilities are some of the best in the country not just for those athletes but for the average student as well. Our Leach Gym is three stories high and covers every athletic desire from an inside gym, to an inside pool, to a floor wide room of weights, to a sauna and spa, it has it all! Intramural and club sports also have a lot of popularity amongst those who enjoy playing recreationally and even have teams for those people in sororities and frats. You could say FSU strongly encourages its students to seek out any sport that makes the individual happy at whatever level they want and pursue it because all of the coaches and staff put great effort in to ensuring that the sport is taught well and in a fun manner. Team members become family one never would`ve thought they could have.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Florida State University offers the best universal education around. Extracurriculars and clubs are constantly advocating their purpose around campus and getting the students involved in a friendly collegiate manner, and has influenced me to see and hear viewpoints that I never knew about and allow for my perspective to change in a multitude amount of ways. We also have the most supportive academic advisors, and professors around who find it in their best interest to help aid students in any way possible. The coursework is challenging and invigorating, but not to the point where it is impossible to succeed. Hard work and dedication are the main attributes they highlight within your education, but they strongly enforce connecting with your community and expanding your horizons beyond the here and now. There are just so many unbelievably amazing opportunities that FSU offers and promotes and I am beyond grateful to be attending this school, and do not regret my decision in any shape or form.

3 College Student

Health & Safety: Not comfortable with the C- grade on safety my parents have some concerns

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I've never worried about my safety, but you should never walk alone anywhere late at night.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There's a large variety of great courses and teachers. As long as you stay organized and work hard, being successful is actually possible.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I know many people who have been offered jobs, but it's up to the students to ask for help in seeking jobs and making resumes.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: My experience with campus housing was terrible. I lived in a dorm that resembled a prison cell without bars and the dust, dirt, and mold were enough to give someone who's germaphobic a heart attack. The proximity to class and community is nice though.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Although it's a huge part of college, I don't regret my decision to not join Greek life. I'm still social and don't see any reason why it's deemed necessary to be active in activities on and off campus.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Unconquered is the motto, so athletics is a major part of the school and the community.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: When I first started classes, I found myself not adjusting as well as I'd hoped to. Focusing on grades was all I could do and it was really hard, but I eventually found a balance that allowed me to actually work and have fun in school. Now that I'm in the situation I always wanted to be in I'm glad I chose the school I did.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I personally feel very safe on campus, but I know a lot of other students do not. While crime and sexual assault can happen anywhere (so is always a fear, especially for women), FSU has great resources in both support and safe transportation to help prevent this.

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5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors care so much about students. They are willing to help you in and out of class, and are experts on what they teach. Many have had a lot of work experience in what they teach, so they have first-hand and practice-based (as well as evidence-based, since they are well educated and many of them do research) knowledge.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I feel fully confident about getting a job after college. FSU has a good reputation and is very proactive in bringing employers to campus.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Location of the dorms was great - you always know what is going on around campus! Living on campus makes it easier to be involved. However, the dorm quality themselves are not of value.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is big on campus, but not everything. It's easy to think Greek life is more important early on, but not so much as you develop your own friend group in other places.

5 College Junior

Athletics: We have a ton of school spirit here. Sometimes it can be considered too much, overlooking the great academics, but I love it anyway.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: My school has everything you could imagine. It offers hundreds of unique, diverse, and amazing organizations to get involved with. The professors and other faculty are incredibly knowledgeable. I wouldn't want to get my education anywhere else.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Health and wellness is good

3 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Things break but they are fixed

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: I do not care that much about sports. Everyone else loves them.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I am very content here.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe enough to walk around campus at night.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It really depends on the class and the professor, but most of them have been great so far.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I never ended up finding a job for this school year.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It's still a dorm, but I got lucky by choosing the dorm I did. It's great compared to others.

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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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