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Reviews 6251 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: Very Nice! Tallahassee is a wonderful town. You can find all sorts of nice places to dine off of campus. Such as sushi places and even exotic italian places.

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3 College Student

Campus Quality: Something New Everyday – The facilities are awesome like the gym and student center. You can meet all kinds of people there.

4 College Junior

Technology: FSU has a lot of flat-screened monitors in the different libraries on campus. they all work well and are secured.

3 College Junior

Campus Quality: Many of the organizations on campus really help with one another's philanthropies which helps bring the whole FSU community together.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: When I first stepped onto the campus I knew I had found my home. Everyone was so welcoming and accommodating which really helped me to adjust being away from my family. I have met some great people through my time here with some awesome memories that I will never forget. My college experience at Florida State University has certainly been the best; I absolutely love it here and would certainly choose to go here again if I were to do it all over!

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: More Students Drink Than Drugs – In my opinion, college students at Florida State University definitely drink more than anyone would do drugs. In my time at FSU I have never been peer pressured into doing something that I was not okay with and that for me is very important. Depending on who you are friends with, you may run into some people who do do drugs here and there but it is not a big issue.

5 College Sophomore

Transportation: There's tons of transportation around campus and on. We have our own bus system that stays on campus and then our own that goes around it as well.

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Hit or Miss – Places are chill with ID's but some places out in Tallahassee are grimy.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: Extremely Social – Greek life is a huge part of campus social life. It's obvious that they are very prominent on campus. Both girls and girls are EXTREMELY good looking.

1 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: the drug scene at fsu is huge mostly in part of its location in the poorest part of town and therefore in the middle of most drug business.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: fsu has an amazing athletic program and an amzing support of athletics.

2 College Sophomore

Diversity: the campus is mostly white, although we are surrounded by a mostly afican american community. the white population is drastcally overrepresented at fsu.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: Overall my college experience has been good and full of fun new memories. I wish I could have branched out more socially. School is hard now that I'm a junior, it's vital to study to keep on top of everything.

3 College Junior

Athletics: We have a great gym that's always packed full of people and people are very into athletics. Between our collegiate teams and IMs people are very active and involved.

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Social Life – Overall, a very good looking group of kids at FSU. I am a part of greek life and it is very looks oriented. Girls dress fashionable and trendy and guys will either dress guido or like southern fishing boys.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Party Party Party – If you want to come to a school where there's always a party, huge greek life, and tons of social events, then this is the school for you. However, if you actually want to maintain a good GPA and eventually go to grad school, then you'll have to make some serious choices about when and when you can't go out.
The teachers for the most part are fantastic. I am a sophomore and I have run across two that were terrible, but I have nothing to say but fantastic things for the others.

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: Buses Are Always Late – Transportation here is okay. As for getting to campus, taking the bus from wherever you live is your best option because there's hardly ever parking. However, you have to allow ourself a lot of time to get from one place to another just in case the busses are running late (as they usually are).

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Best Football Experience – The fan support and school spirit here is amazing! The football games are a huge deal here and are extremely fun.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: The off campus dining is like a typical college town with every fast food restaurant, but Tallahassee also has a variety of restaurants that please every individual.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Food: Florida State has two cafeterias with excellent food at around $11.00 a person. The campus also has many places to eat in the Union, such as Chilis, Pollo tropical, Papa Johns,Star Bucks, and more!

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Party School but With Other Opportunites – Florida State is a great place if you love sports and partying. Since i'm not a big fan of either I feel a bit lonely and left out at times. However, because it is such a large school there is plenty for everyone if you put the effort into finding what you like.

3 College Freshman

Technology: It's definitely a battle to get a computer at the main library, Strozier, on campus. However the library is open 24 hours most days of the week and there are plenty of chairs and spaces that you can study at if you bring your own computer. There are also laptops and other electronic equipment for rent. Printing can be a hassle, since you need to get a computer to be able to send the document to the printer. There is not wireless in the campus dorms and so you are required to get an ethernet cord to connect, similarly there is not wireless throughout campus, but there is in most places that you would want to sit and use a computer so I have not encountered too many issues.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are blue lights located all around campus that you can press whenever you think that you are in danger, or just would like a police officer to walk you home. There are a sufficient number of crimes that occur but that school police emails a crime bulletin as soon as it does occur giving you details and how to protect yourself. The police are very friendly and available. I feel relatively safe on campus.

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: Pretty Average Strictness – They are big on honor code and violations to it, but other than that i feel they are average compared with other schools

3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: There is always something to do if you like the party scene or club scene. There is a decent amount of non-party scene activities to do too, but they can get expensive.


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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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