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Reviews 5419 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Junior

Academics: There seems to be a big variety of courses and study areas offered at FSU. The teachers are always there for students and willing to work with them.

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Students vary from wearing dresses and dressing up for class to wearing Nike shorts and tank tops to class.

5 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are a ton of restaurants that are great places for students to go to. There is a great variety between dives and local places to great restaurants that you want to go to on a date night!

3 College Junior

Diversity: Many of the Greek population is not as accepting as minorities as others. I feel that they are more willing to voice how they are not accepting of students of different races.

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4 College Junior

Campus Quality: There are a plethora of activities and clubs to get involved with. There is always an opportunity for someone to be involved and feel wanted at FSU.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: The teachers are really there for you. There are always professors that are going to be rude, but overall I have had some great experiences with all of the professors. They are always willing to work with you and schedule an appointment with you.

3 College Junior

Technology: I feel that not many people know how to use these resources.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: I love my program. I plan to work as a Geologist, starting off in the petroleum industry.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: If you are looking to dine off campus there are a variety of choices to choose from- varying in taste and price.

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I feel like I am stuck in a funny place. My parents make too much money for me to get financial aid, but I pay for my own tuition and my measly part time job doesn't afford me much besides gas & groceries. I have decent grades, but not beautiful enough grades to merit another scholarship.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: It could just be because my mother is a sexual assault examiner, but I wouldn't feel entirely safe walking alone at night around campus.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: I like attending undergrad in Tallahassee. It has what I need. There are a variety of extra-curricular activities to get involved in, especially if you are interested in personal fitness. We have one good shopping mall.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: Much of the school is made of brick. The campus is really pretty. The facilities, for the most part, are fabulous (with some exeptions).

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I really have no opinion. I try not to spend money on food any other place besides the grocery store.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I love my classes. I love my teachers. I am excited for the future and the possibilities it holds.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: FSU is a great place to go if you are planning to go into the sciences. Know what is expected of you and out in the appropriate effort to succeed. The library is huge and open 24/7.

3 College Sophomore

Technology: I have my own personal laptop I rely on. I have no personal opinion, but I have heard good things about the computer labs.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: The stadium is always filled whenever we have a home game. People who cannot make it watch it on tv. People paint themselves our school colors and we do the Seminole war chant ever so often.

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: As with any college, alcohol and drugs are readily available. But that doesn't mean everyone actually uses them. I don't drink or do drugs, and neither do my group of friends that I spend most of my time with. We have great times in school organizations and events, and we have movie nights and make cookies and just hang out and have a blast without any alcohol or drugs.

Yet many of the people I know at the school, including my roommate, drink alcohol on a regular basis, and so do the friends that surround them. If they get caught, however, it won't be pretty. You don't ever see anyone drinking on campus, it's always stories and usually of a place off campus.

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5 College Freshman

Diversity: It's such a big campus full of many international students and people from across the states, and I've never noticed intolerance of any sort.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: Many people dread going to the Suwannee Room dining hall, but since I'm not that picky, I'm fine with eating there daily. Sometimes the food is actually really good! And I have a vegan friend that also eats there, and the staff are nice and make vegan options when he asks.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: The scholarships available are great! They are mostly based on academics, and some you don't even need to apply for, you're automatically granted them when you are accepted to the university.

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4 College Freshman

Weather: It's cool in fall but since it's Florida, it won't ever get too cold. So far, the coldest it's been while I was there has been in the 30's. It's never too hot either, there's always a breeze.

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5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: The Landis Green is a place where many activities occur. You will always see people practicing for Ultimate Frisbee, people juggling (sometimes with fire at night), people lounging in hammocks, people LARPing, people playing instruments, and others just hanging out in the grass.

Events are also on the green, including many of the Honors Association and the meetings of the Society of Tea Drinkers. There are tables set up throughout the year of clubs and other associations, and free giveaways.

The Union is also great, it holds larger events and there are many rooms available for club meetings.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: We have our own circus! It's run by students and has a tent and all sorts of acts. It's great, and free for students of the school!

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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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