Florida State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tallahassee, FL

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$5,656

Avg in-state tuition

$18,786

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Florida State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Florida State University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Tallahassee, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 42,450, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 36%. The university offers 95 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 83%, and a student-faculty ratio of 21:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,656, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,786.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

36% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1200-1340

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-30

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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42k

Students Enrolled

47%

Online Student Enrollment

21:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

59%

Hispanic

20%

Black

9%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Asian

3%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

28% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

28%

State Grant Aid

84%

Institution Grant Aid

65%

Pell Grant

28%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,812
State Grant Aid $6,313
Institution Grant Aid $3,944
Pell Grant Aid $4,768

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.