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Reviews 5654 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Although I am a college senior, I have chosen to live on-campus for all four years.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Only been a few times

College Sophomore

Majors: I plan on finding one as soon as possible

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Depends on if that's you're thing or not.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I think I'm an exception, but it took me almost 6 months to get my financial aid during my freshman year. Now, as a fourth-semester sophomore, they're asking for the SAME paperwork I spent months getting to them. The process is a COMPLETE headache, but in the end I got more than I needed.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: Unfortunately, with most large colleges, you aren't anything other than a number and a bank account.

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3 College Sophomore

Local Area: Some like it, but I'm not too fond it. There's not much to do off-campus that I've found, but that doesn't mean it's not there.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: If you don't have an east side, renovated dorm, you're wasting your money. There's so much off-campus housing in Tallahassee that's close to campus, affordable, and more spacious than the dorms to be worth paying thousands to live on-campus.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: There should not be two people living in the size room that my roommate and I share but I will survive.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe at this school.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus so I don't know much about this.

3 College Freshman

Local Area: I don't have a car to venture out off campus a lot but when i do there is usually something fun to do or see.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: i am not a huge party goer but from what i have experienced the people know how to throw a good one.

4 College Freshman

Administration: I believe that the administration is doing a fine job.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Cost of off campus dining varies, the closest places to campus a re moderately priced and a not too far walk from campus. The discounts are limited though and they don't have too great a variety.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: I only applied for financial aid my freshman year and I didn't qualify. I haven't applied since.

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: Definitely plenty to do even if you aren't apart of Greek life. Greeks here typically have a negative view of those not in Greek life (GDIs), which does cause a slight rift between students but it's not too big of a deal.

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4 College Junior

Majors: I haven't had an internship yet but I plan on getting one. In today's job market it's crucial to have done at least one internship to really be considered for a job.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Majors: The only requirements for the Computer Science department is that you maintain a GPA above 2.5 which is very doable.

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Wide variety of ethnic cuisine, reasonably priced.

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4 College Junior

Local Area: Definitely a college town. There's a lot of activities the school provides for students, including the Rez where students can kayak, canoe, rockclimb, etc for free.

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4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Plenty of off campus housing from any price point and most of it is relatively close to campus.

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4 College Junior

Party Scene: Lot of nightclub options as well as bars and great happy hours.

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: Everyone is very friendly, the community dorms aren't so great. The suite and apartment style dorms are much better.

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4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Most of my friends involved in Greek life are very happy with it. It seems like Greek life is a great way to meet new friends and join a kind of clique. At FSU there are both Greek and non-Greek students, nobody really judges you if you are or are not involved. Greek housing is dorm style and pretty affordable and most houses are relatively close by to campus.

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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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