Florida State University

country rank  65
world rank  90

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University Overview

Founded in 1851, Florida State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Tallahassee (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Panama City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Florida State University (FSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Florida State University (FSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 167 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FSU
Founded 1851
Motto Vires, artes, mores
Strength, Skill, Character
Colours Garnet and gold

University Location

Address 222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee (population range: 50,000-249,999)
32306-1037 Florida
United States
T +1 (850) 644 2525
F +1 (850) 644 7134
Other locations Panama City

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 3062400
Tallahassee 32306-2400
+1 (850) 644 6200
866 893 7872

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Florida State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1915


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

Affiliations

  • State University System of Florida (SUSF)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018