Florida State University, , Tallahassee, Florida

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Florida State University

Company Name: Florida State University
State: Florida
County: Leon
City/town: Tallahassee
Post: 32301
Phone: (850)644-6200
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
FICE code: 001489
OPE ID code: 148900
Web site: http://www.fsu.edu
Status: Active

Review: The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU) is a space-grant and sea-grant public university located in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs and significant research activity as determined by the Carnegie Foundation. The university comprises 15 separate colleges and 39 centers, facilities, labs and institutes that offer more than 300 programs of study, including professional programs. Florida State was officially established in 1851 and is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida. In 1935, Florida State University was awarded the first chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in Florida and is among the ten percent of American universities to have earned a chapter of the national academic honor society. Florida State is a flagship university in the State University System of Florida. As one of Florida's primary graduate research universities, Florida State University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees each year. In 2007, Florida State was placed in the first tier of research universities by the Florida Legislature, a distinction allowing FSU, along with the University of Florida, to charge 40% higher tuition than other institutions in the State University System of Florida. Florida State is home to Florida's only National Laboratory - the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and is the birthplace of the commercially-viable anti-cancer drug Taxol. The Florida State University athletics programs are favorites of passionate students, fans and alumni across the United States, which often appear in conjunction with the Marching Chiefs of the FSU College of Music. Florida State is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and has won twelve national athletic championships as well as multiple individual competitor NCAA championship awards.

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Florida State University, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 25:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 39,785
Undergraduate Population: 30,803
Percent Admitted: 61.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1110-1290
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 45%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 55%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 10.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 11.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 70.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 84.7%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 15.3%

Florida State University, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $5,238
Out of State Tuition: $19,682
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Total Annual Cost: $33,200

Florida State University, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 98.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 77.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $51,822,807
Undergraduate Application Fee: $30

Florida State University, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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