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 Florida State University

Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL

222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

General information:(850)644-2525
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Bachelor's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Associate's degree
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:41,087(32,201 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:27 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $4,566 $5,238 $5,826 -10%
Out-of-state $19,011 $19,682 $20,952 -6%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,000 $8,390 $9,412 -11%
Other $4,314 $4,128 $4,134 -0%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,000 $8,390 $9,412 -12%
Other $4,314 $4,128 $4,134 -0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,706 $4,128 $4,134 -0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $17,880 $18,756 $20,372 -10%
Off Campus $17,880 $18,756 $20,372 -10%
Off Campus with Family $9,272 $10,366 $10,960 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $32,325 $33,200 $35,498 -6%
Off Campus $32,325 $33,200 $35,498 -6%
Off Campus with Family $23,717 $24,810 $26,086 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,100
In-state fees $2,726
Out-of-state tuition $17,544
Out-of-state fees $3,448
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,421
In-state fee $1,718
Out-of-state tuition $22,853
Out-of-state fees $2,439
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 5,711 96% --
Grant or scholarship aid 5,621 95% $30,947,165 $5,506
Federal grants 1,641 28% $9,365,482 $5,707
Pell grants 1,641 28% $7,838,575 $4,777
Other federal grants 1,535 26% $1,526,907 $995
State/local government grant or scholarships 5,378 91% $16,561,884 $3,080
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,126 36% $5,019,799 $2,361
Student loan aid 2,214 37% $14,978,277 $6,765
Federal student loans 2,207 37% $14,562,725 $6,598
Other student loans 58 1% $415,552 $7,165
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 27,028 86% $167,123,605 $6,183
Pell grants 9,110 29% $43,209,451 $4,743
Federal student loans 13,148 42% $105,758,019 $8,044

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $11,945 $11,775 $12,464
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $5,732 $4,706 $6,125
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,804 $7,146 $8,546
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,526 $11,255 $12,342
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,019 $13,094 $14,396
$110,001 and more $13,293 $13,581 $15,094

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 41,087
Undergraduate enrollment 32,201
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,502
Graduate enrollment 8,886
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$30

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 28,313 11,577 16,736
Percent admitted 58% 58% 59%
Percent admitted who enrolled 58% 22% 22%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2745 45%
ACT 3390 55%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 550 650
SAT Math 560 640
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 25 28
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 67 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 110211
Baseball 38-
Basketball 1518
Beach Volleyball -19
Football 117-
Golf 810
Soccer -24
Softball -22
Swimming and Diving 3933
Tennis 99
Volleyball -14

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1915 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

04/01/1977 Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education

Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels

07/31/2005 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1968 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

01/01/1954 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

12/08/1995 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

09/01/1975 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

04/21/2004 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

04/21/2004 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1992 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation

Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1982 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1930 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1982 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession514
Drug law violations137123 150
Liquor law violations190124241
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 002
Drug law violations 786788
Liquor law violations 492617
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 001
Sex offenses - Forcible 1042
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 9118
Aggravated assault 7108
Burglary 689067
Motor vehicle theft 101010
Arson 691
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 001
Sex offenses - Forcible 431
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 100
Aggravated assault 230
Burglary 276227
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 590
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate5.2%
Number in default340
Number in repayment6,475

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00148900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMMaster's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice Associate's degree
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning422----
Category total422----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies--2---
American/United States Studies/Civilization3-1---
Asian Studies/Civilization5-3---
French Studies--1---
Italian Studies2-----
Latin American and Caribbean Studies--3---
Near and Middle Eastern Studies--1---
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies3-1---
Category total13-33---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry--2---
Biology/Biological Sciences, General6101---
Biomedical Sciences, General134----
Biostatistics53----
Computational Biology--1---
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography3-----
Molecular Biophysics-1----
Neuroscience-7----
Category total2725362---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting49-15---
Actuarial Science--1---
Business Administration and Management, General14-74---
Business/Commerce, General1361912---
Finance, General17-136---
Hospitality Administration/Management, General--11---
Insurance--14---
International Business/Trade/Commerce--11---
Management Information Systems, General22-4---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General1-101---
Real Estate--68---
Category total239192137---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Communication and Media Studies, Other8959---
Category total895270---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General3431---
Information Technology--1---
Category total343149---
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education2811---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services318-31--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching63291--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation--1---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness15-6---
Educational Evaluation and Research3--1--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General313-6--
Educational Statistics and Research Methods72----
Educational/Instructional Technology275-1--
Elementary Education and Teaching21181---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education91311--
Foreign Language Teacher Education142----
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3210----
Mathematics Teacher Education242293--
Music Teacher Education261246---
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching104163--
Reading Teacher Education152-2--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education1035---
Secondary Education and Teaching1-4---
Social Science Teacher Education141441--
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education44-1--
Special Education and Teaching, General38225---
Category total3407332851--
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering41----
Chemical Engineering3114---
Civil Engineering, General1422---
Computer Engineering, General--9---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering18835---
Industrial Engineering10225---
Mechanical Engineering12762---
Category total6121235---
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing14-----
English Language and Literature, General151555---
Category total2915452---
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textiles, General2-11---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General-151---
Human Development and Family Studies, General6-16---
Category total815459---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature1-2---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General15-7---
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other--9---
French Language and Literature1216---
German Language and Literature3-7---
Italian Language and Literature--3---
Latin Language and Literature--2---
Russian Language and Literature--6---
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General3-----
Spanish Language and Literature6315---
Category total404137---
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Art Therapy/Therapist13-----
Athletic Training/Trainer--20---
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist58581---
Dietetics/Dietitian19-1---
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-5----
Medicine----113-
Music Therapy/Therapist11-15---
Public Health, General13-----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse42-133---
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor4-9---
Category total16010354-113-
History Colleges
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology6-----
History, General16943---
Category total229148---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies591135---
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism--5---
Category total5911422---
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law1-----
Law----276-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers1-----
Category total2---276-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1258---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-----111
Category total12571--111
Library Science Colleges
Library and Information Science2387-8--
Category total2387-8--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General41145---
Statistics, General6139---
Category total472764---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Computational Science51----
Category total51----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science72244---
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General15-76---
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management44711---
Category total669409---
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy3317---
Religion/Religious Studies4116---
Category total74104---
Physical Sciences Colleges
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General18828---
Chemistry, General12292---
Chemistry, Other--3---
Geology/Earth Science, General7611---
Materials Science3-----
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical44----
Physics, General81718---
Physics, Other--3---
Category total5264107---
Psychology Colleges
Educational Psychology157----
Psychology, General341688---
Category total4923476---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration476----
Social Work17751---
Category total2241189---
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology564---
Demography and Population Studies12-----
Economics, General25453---
Geographic Information Science and Cartography22-----
Geography7428---
International Relations and Affairs46-54---
Political Science and Government, General48775---
Social Sciences, General--47---
Sociology5451---
Category total170251786---
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1142---
Cinematography and Film/Video Production21-22---
Dance, General9-18---
Dance, Other3-----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General3012---
Fine and Studio Arts Management23-----
Fine/Studio Arts, General9-7---
Graphic Design--26---
Interior Design13-41---
Music Performance, General432847---
Music Theory and Composition658---
Music, General1-2---
Musicology and Ethnomusicology63----
Playwriting and Screenwriting7-----
Voice and Opera1-----
Category total18341469---
Grand total2218429117659389111