Florida State University Comparison

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Florida State
Location Tallahassee, FL
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 43,569
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #178
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website fsu.edu
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Florida State
Tuition (In State) $4,022
Tuition (Out of State) $16,540
Room & Board $11,088
Avg Net Price $12,815
Avg Grant Aid $9,985
% Receiving Grant Aid 96%


Florida State
Applied 63,691
Admitted 20,668
Acceptance Rate 32.5%
Enrolled % 29.1%
Avg High School GPA 4.16 weighted
Typical High School Grades A
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 27/31
SAT Range 1220/1350
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline


Florida State
Student to Faculty Ratio 21:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (23%)
  • Social Sciences (19%)
  • Psychology (5%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (5%)
  • Work and Family Studies (5%)


Florida State
Graduation Rate 74%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $51,400
Making Student Loan Payments 63%
Median Student Loan Debt $20,750
Median Loan Payment $214


Florida State
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity Medium
% White 64%
% Black 8%
% Hispanic 19%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 1%


Florida State
% In-State 87%
% Out-of-State 12%


Florida State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/