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Florida State University

5,917 reviews
  1. Tallahassee, FL
  2. 4 Year
#76 in Best Colleges in America
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    C+
Florida State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
222 S. Copeland St.
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Website

Florida State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
57%
SAT Range
1110-1280
ACT Range
25-29
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$15,511/ year
National
$15,317

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,542/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,964/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,576/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,573/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,190/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.271 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.274 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.271 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,910Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
27%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 116 responses
  • Average
    6%
  • Balanced
    36%
  • Focused
    9%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Partier
    11%
  • There is no typical student at FSU
    32%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.416 responses
Poll
38%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.519 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 108 responses
  • A competitive top university with room for improve
    5%
  • Great academics
    5%
  • National Champions!
    19%
  • Pretty
    2%
  • The best college experience out there
    10%
  • Unconquered
    16%
  • Yes all of the above please^
    44%

After Florida State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.112 responses

Reviews

5,917 reviews
  • Excellent
    1324
  • Very Good
    2222
  • Average
    1935
  • Poor
    298
  • Terrible
    138
Panama City doesn't have too many jobs locally but the campus has a good reputation and students are well liked.
  • College Junior
  • 4 months ago
Good professors and small class size is nice. Panama City campus is very pretty as it is right on the water.
  • College Junior
  • 4 months ago
Small Panama City campus is nice. Teachers are helpful and easy to talk too. Labs are nice.
  • College Junior
  • 4 months ago