Florida State University (FSU) is an internationally recognized and accredited institution located in central Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida, but with additional campuses in London, Valencia, Florence and Panama. 

Florida State University (FSU) is an internationally recognized and accredited institution located in central Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida, but with additional campuses in London, Valencia, Florence and Panama.

Designated as a Carnegie Research University, the highest designation for American research institutions, FSU awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees each year to a diverse student body representing all 50 states, and over 130 countries.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, the Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Basic details

  • Region: Southeast
  • Location: Tallahassee, Florida
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Public; American University Abroad

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 57%
  • Average ACT range: 26-31
  • Average SAT range: 1270-1400
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Dance; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Geography; Geology; History; Hospitality, Travel & Tourism; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Military Sciences; Museum Studies; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Political Science; Psychology; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Zoology
  • Full list of majors availablehttp://admissions.fsu.edu/apply/majors.cfm

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $33,231

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Women's Basketball; Men's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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