Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

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Florida State University, located in urban Tallahassee, FL, offers a wide variety of graduate schools including the College of Business, College of Law, and College of Medicine. This public institution, founded in 1851, has numerous student organizations and adventure trips which include kayaking, backpacking, and whitewater rafting. Students can also participate in the school’s sports teams that compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference and are dominant in football and baseball.

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Quick Facts


Tallahassee, FL 32306
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1851

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 15 application deadline
55.4% accepted

2014-2015 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$21,673 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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Business
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Insurance/Risk Management
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Real Estate

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

associate degree, associate-transfer degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

English language and literature, general, Humanities/humanistic studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Exercise physiology, Computational biology, Mathematics, general, Statistics, general, Environmental science, Computational science, Parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general, Sport and fitness administration/management, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Atmospheric sciences and meteorology, general, Chemistry, general, Chemistry, other, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Physics, other, Psychology, general, Criminal justice/safety studies, Criminal justice/police science, Cyber/computer forensics and counterterrorism, Social work, Social sciences, general, Anthropology, Economics, general, Geography, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Asian studies/civilization, Russian, central european, east european and eurasian studies, Near and middle eastern studies, Latin american and caribbean studies, African-american/black studies, Dance, general, Interior design, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Cinematography and film/video production, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Music performance, general, Music theory and composition, Audiology/audiologist and speech-language pathology/pathologist, Athletic training/trainer, Music therapy/therapist, Dietetics/dietitian, Clinical nutrition/nutritionist, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business/commerce, general, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Finance, general, Hospitality administration/management, general, Management information systems, general, Actuarial science, Marketing/marketing management, general, Real estate, Insurance, History, general, Communication and media studies, other, Public relations, advertising, and applied communication, Computer and information sciences, general, Information technology, Special education and teaching, general, Education/teaching of individuals with vision impairments including blindness, Elementary education and teaching, Early childhood education and teaching, English/language arts teacher education, Music teacher education, Social science teacher education, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, general, Computer engineering, general, Electrical and electronics engineering, Mechanical engineering, Industrial engineering, East asian languages, literatures, and linguistics, other, Russian language and literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Italian language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Ancient/classical greek language and literature, Latin language and literature, Human development and family studies, general, Apparel and textiles, general

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 32,948
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 28,933
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 3,499

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 1 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 4 10
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 8 12 5
Aggravated assault 8 3 0
Burglary 67 64 38
Motor vehicle theft 10 19 8
Arson 1 3 3
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 1 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 5
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 2
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 27 46 27
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 2 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 6 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 20 10 10
Motor vehicle theft 2 2 2
Arson 0 1 1
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 4 5 2
Drug law violations 150 135 122
Liquor law violations 241 135 194
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 2 1 0
Drug law violations 88 80 67
Liquor law violations 17 13 7
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 4 4 2
Liquor law violations 5 6 5

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.