Florida State University

country rank  47
world rank  63

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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 (EduListing 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 bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 169 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 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office FSU Travel 282 Champions Way
Tallahassee 32306-2391
+1 (850) 644 6200
866 893 7872

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Florida State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


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

Memberships and 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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Online Courses

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