Tallahassee, FL 32306 850-664-6200
http://www.fsu.edu/ admissions@admin.fsu.edu
About Florida State University
  • Year of Foundation 1851
  • Size of Campus 452 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 30,783
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55%, 45%, 10.1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,156 in-state, $17,691 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,390
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 30,474
Florida State University’s Seven Days of Opening Nights-the highly acclaimed performing arts festival that takes place each February in Tallahassee-welcomes a new director. Christopher J. Heacox, who has served since 2009 as executive director of the 120-year-old Friday Musicale festival in Jacksonville, Fla., will assume the position Aug. 1. Heacox will succeed Steve MacQueen, who is now the artistic director at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts and Burlington Discover Jazz Festival in Vermont. Heacox is a Florida State alumnus who earned a bachelor’s degree in music and a master’s degree in jazz and contemporary media from the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester in New York. He was selected after a national search for the position. Leo Welch, associate dean for community engagement and professor in the College of Music, chaired the seven-member search committee.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 28
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 20
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Seven Days of Opening Nights (a fine and performing arts festival), Dance Marathon, Flying High Circus, Parents' Weekend, Homecoming Festivities & Parade, President's Ice Cream Social, Last Call Before Fall (concert), Seminole Sensation Week, Market Wednes
  • Number of students in fraternities 28
  • Percent students who are frat members 14%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key International Honour Society, Phi Eta Sigma, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, The W. E. B. DuBois Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortar Board, Garnet Key Honor Society, The Oscar Arias Sanchez Honor So
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 24
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Athletes in Action, Baha'i Unity Group, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Beyond Believing Campus Ministry, Bhakti Yoga Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Renewal Ministries, Catholic Student Union, Chabad Student Club At
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 14%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Aikido, American Indian Student Union, Amnesty International, Arab Cultural Association, Asian Law Student Association, Asian Student Union, Azucar Dance, Bangladesh Student Association, Bhakti
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Jacksonville, if not Tallahassee (170), Tallahassee (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Tallahassee (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Tallahassee (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 32%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 34%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 14%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 252,623
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,889,810
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number Of Subscriptions 42,076
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 75,848
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Museums Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Ringling Museum of Art, Marine Lab, Oceanographic Institute, National High Magnetic Field Lab, Developmental Research school, Challenger Space Center, Planetarium, Accelerators, Super Computers, Asolo Conservat
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Computer Courses No
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Dirac Science Library, Claude Pepper Library, Allen Music Library, Goldstein Library, College of Medicine Library, Law Library. Panama City ARC, Republic of Panama Branch Campus Library, Ringling Museum of Art Library
  • Number Of Microforms 8,057,015
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,014
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Ernst & Young; PricewaterhouseCoopers; Cerner Corporation; Harris Corporation; Burdines-Macy's; Marriott International; Pulte Homes; Sherwin Williams; Hewitt Associates; KPMG; City Furniture; Florida Power & Light; Lockheed Martin; Florida Auditor General
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Florida A&M)
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
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