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Florida State, founded in 1851, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 463-acre campus is located within a mile of downtown Tallahassee.

Website: www.fsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
33,038
Undergraduate
Students
(56.8%) 18,752 Women
(43.2%) 14,286 Men
9,180
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
36% of 58,936 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
4.07
SAT Math
630 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
645 average
610-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $23,307
Out-of-state: $38,473
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,517
Out-of-state: $21,683
Room and Board
$10,780
Average Percent of Need Met
95%
Average Freshman Award
$13,823
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$25,013
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,601
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Tallahassee Population
186,411
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tallahassee
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
20% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Seminoles
Sororities
22.5% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
22.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.7% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 102 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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