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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
33,093
Undergraduate
Students
(55.7%) 18,440 Women
(44.3%) 14,653 Men
8,354
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 35,334 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
4.02
SAT Math
590-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
635 average
600-670 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
70%
Average Freshman Award
$14,486
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,679
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,448
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
25% of women participate
Fraternities
19% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
8.3% Black/African-American
20.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.1% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 102 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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