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Florida State University

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Rating

Public

Type

46,825

Students

$16,540

Tuition

36%

Acceptance

#148

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Tallahassee, FL

222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037

Florida State University is a very large public university located in Tallahassee, FL ranked 148th in the nation. It has a total of 36,720 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 35.97% of applicants. Florida State University offers 272 different majors and is best known for its English Language and Literature, Real Estate, and Insurance programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $4,022 for students from Florida and $16,540 for those from out-of-state, Florida State University is moderately priced. 73.69% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to draw around $46,400 per year, which is 12% above the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$18,786
Above Average

Florida State University

$18,786

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$35,576

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$27,891

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

36%Acceptance
Average

Florida State University

36%

National

69%
Sat

1200 - 1340

70% of students submit

Admissions Yield

34%

ACT

24 - 28

30% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$30

Students

36,720Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

44%

In-state

83%

Female

56%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

4%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Psychology, General5% Finance, General5% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies83% Others

7% Psychology, General

5% Finance, General

5% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

83% Others

Psychology, General

7%

806 Graduates

Finance, General

5%

623 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

5%

571 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

495 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

4%

445 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

4%

445 Graduates

International Relations and Affairs

3%

384 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

357 Graduates

Economics, General

3%

338 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors21:121:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

21

Number of Library Books

1,896,599

Academic Spend per Student

$11,351

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

93%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,500/Year

Florida State University

$36,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$46,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

73%