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Reviews 5463 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Senior

Campus Food: I don't have much experience with the food on campus.

4 College Senior

Greek Life: As an active member in Greek life, it provides a ton of benefits and more opportunities than one would imagine.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Great things to do around local area.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Rules are not always followed

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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Football is the only people care about.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Great variety of choices and price ranges

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: Attendance is very strict in most classes.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I mostly feel safe on campus. There are great campus police.

4 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Parties are good and there are plenty of them.

4 College Junior

Local Area: I love the atmosphere around FSU. Tallahassee is pretty small anyway but it's nice having so many shops, restaurants and places to go right around campus. Railroad square is walking distance from one side of campus and it has a very nice artsy/hippie vibe. FSU is also right next to downtown, which is unfortunate at 5pm Monday through Friday, but it's nice the rest of the time.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on FSU's campus. There is always campus PD around and I fully support those emergency stands everywhere.

5 College Junior

Athletics: Our fan support and school spirit is in my opinion one of best of all universities I have seen. I know football is the big sport around here and sometimes the other sports don't get as much recognition, but we still root for all our teams. The history behind our traditions and our chants is amazing and I've know the songs since I was a little kid. Always and forever a seminole.

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4 College Junior

Administration: I have never been "a bad kid" so I don't have a problem with how strict campus administration is. Except for parking, there seriously needs to be more parking and less rules on that end.

The professors are very strict on plagiarism and cheating which is expected, because everyone is here to work and no one should just skate by.

5 College Junior

Party Scene: Whenever I am not obligated to go to class or work the next morning I usually find some pretty quality parties. I would prefer more of the parties to have food, but I guess that would just get crazy. The best parties I have ever been to would be Heritage Grove or house parties. I do not like the strip and I rarely go. There are far too many people let in, and I don't want to pay $10 to be squished into a hot room that reeks of alcohol and bad decisions.

4 College Junior

Campus Food: I try not to eat a lot on campus, for cost reasons, but there are various dining halls scattered throughout the campus. And now we have chickfila which is always a plus. I do enjoy all the variety in the Union as well since there is Subway, Saladworks, Chili's, Eistein's, etc.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: NOT INVOLVED IN A GREEK SORORITY, BUT A NON HELLENIC ONE THAT IS FANTASTIC!!! THEIR GREAT VARIETY AND LOTS OF OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM. I FOUND WHAT WORKED BEST FOR ME AND I AM SO GLAD I DID.

3 College Junior

Administration: NO ADVERSE EXPERIENCE WITH THE AUTHORITY OR STRICTNESS OF MY SCHOOL. IM HERE TO LEARN, GROW, MY FRIENDS AND ENJOY THIS OPPORTUNITY.

4 College Junior

Athletics: I LOVE GOING TO ALL OF THE GAMES!!!! ITS A GREAT EXPERIENCE AND THE STUDENT BOBY REALLY SUPPORTS OUR TEAMS AND ATHLETICS. ONCE A NOLE,,,,,, ALWAYS A NOLE!!

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: MY DORM EXPERIENCES WERE FINE, NOT GREAT, NOT TERRIBLE, JUST FINE. MY FRESHMAN YEAR I WAS IN A QUAD. INTERESTING GIRLS, BUT NOT REALLY MY LIFELONG FRIENDS TYPE OF PEOPLE. MY SOPHOMORE YEAR I ROOMED WITH A SENIOR, WHOM I RARELY EVER SAW. SHE WAS ALSO WORKING ON HER MASTERS AND WAS VERY CONSUMED BY HER STUDIES. THE DORM WAS DECENT. I HAD MY OWN KITCHEN, WHICH WAS VERY NICE, AS I ENJOY COOKING.

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: A HUGE VARIETY OF STYLES, A DEDICATION TO OUR COLLEGE AND THE EXPERIENCES INVOLVED. GENERALLY FEEL THAT THE STUDENTS AT FSU WANT TO BE THERE AND DO THEIR BEST TO LIVE, ENJOY AND RELISH THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT FSU HAS TO OFFER. I FEEL THAT A VERY LARGE MAJORITY OF OUR STUDENTS LIVE THE VALUES OF GARNET AND GOLD!!

4 College Junior

Party Scene: THER ARE FREQUENT PARTIES AND FUN TIMES FOR ALL VARIETIES OF STUDENTS. I AM IN A CHRISTIAN SORORITY AND WE ENJOY GREAT TIMES AMONGST OUR GROUP, BUT WE DONT USUALLY HIT THE BIG PARTY SCENE. WE KNOW WHEN AND WHERE THE PARTIES ARE, BUT WE TEND TO MAKE OUR OWN FUN AND ENJOY SMALLER GROUPS AND GOOD TIMES

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO FIND ROOMMATE THROUGH MY SORORITY SISTERS. THREE OF US SHARE A TOWNHOUSE THAT IS OWNED BY ONE OF THEIR PARENTS. THEY ARE GREAT LANDLORDS AND WE ENJOY A GREAT RELATIONSHIP.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I FEEL VERY SAFE ON CAMPUS. OF COURSE, THERE ARE ALWAYS AREAS OFF CAMPUS, THAT I STAY AWAY FROM. THERE IS A SUFFICIENT POLICE PRESENCE ON CAMPUS AND MANY DIFFERENT ALERT SYSTEMS IN PLACE. AS A FEMALE, I AM USUALLY VERY COMFORTABLE ON CAMPUS. I USE COMMON SENSE AND AVOID UNSAFE SITUATIONS ALSO.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: COMPLETE THE PAPERWORK, AND DEFINITELY FOLLOW THROUGH. I DROPPED MY GPA, WHILE STRUGGLING WITH MY CHOICE OF MAJOR AND HAD TO REAPPLY AND BEG FOR FINANCIAL AID TO BE REINSTATED. I AM STILL HOPING AND PRAYING THAT I GET REINSTATED. DONT DROP THE BALL!!!

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4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: I'm not the best reviewer of off-campus restaurants because I have a dining plan on campus, but from what I've eaten off-campus, I've been fairly satisfied.

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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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