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Florida State University

4.1 out of 5 (12 ratings / 11 reviews) Tallahassee, Florida, United States
At Florida State University, we are fortunate that our faculty comprises men and women who are widely acknowledged as the finest in their fields. They have distinguished themselves in many disciplines and have gained the high regard of peers around the world.

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About

Education

Florida State offers leading undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Many units have programs that consistently rank among the nation’s top twenty-five public universities, including those in Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Meteorology, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Information, Creative Writing, Public Policy, Business and Law.

Florida State University's arts programs—dance, film, music and theatre—rank among the finest in the world.

Research

Research and creative activity is about discovery. It’s about having an idea and finding the right environment in which to explore that idea. At FSU, we take great pride in our ability to provide supportive environments for the exploration of all types of ideas; and with approximately $200 million in research expenditures each year, and more than 50 prominent research centers and institutes calling our campuses home, FSU continues to be one of the top idea-incubators in the nation.

Career

The FSU Career Center provides comprehensive career services to students, alumni, employers, faculty/staff and other members of the FSU community.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
190 3
2019
193 -3
2018
190
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
201
2018
201
2017
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
251
2019
251 -50
2018
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
448 24
2019
472 -41
2018
431
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The goals of the Division of Student Affairs are to facilitate student development, celebrate differences, and promote civic and global responsibility in both formal and informal educational experiences. The Division accomplishes these tasks through utilizing best practices as identified by international higher education professional organizations to create evidence-based programs and services.

Housing services

While there is no residency requirement, those of us who work with college students firmly believe that living on campus has a positive effect on students' academic success and successful transition to college. There is longstanding research which shows that students who live in a residence hall for at least one year do better academically, are more likely to graduate on time, and look back on their total experience more favorably than those who never lived on campus.

ICT services

The ITS Service Desk is the first point of contact for assistance with services offered by Information Technology Services.

Medical services

FSU’s fully accredited Primary Care facility, providing a full range of medical services and outreach programs.

Student Life

Campus life

While Florida State’s beautiful main campus is in Tallahassee, the university is well represented around the state and around the world.

Student clubs

The Student Government Association is the student’s voice at Florida State University with three branches of the government–executive, legislative, and judicial. SGA budgets more than ten million dollars of activity and service fees each year to Student Organizations, the Oglesby Union, and Campus Recreation.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My undergraduate time had some ups and downs, but every single moment was worth it. I love learning, which is why I want to keep with my studies. And Study Portals has made my life easier when it comes to which school in which country I should apply for.

FSU at the Republic of Panama vs FSU main campus
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Since I'm Panamanian, I started to study at Florida State University in the Republic of Panama. My experience there was good, but at the same time, it didn't prepare me for what I was going to face once I transferred. Comparing both campuses, the main campus has way more opportunities for the students, and at the same time, it has more options for them. I would totally...

A Place I Can Call Home
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University was a great place to grow and continually be challenged. The Business professors were like family, in that, they cared for each of their students and their futures. When I had smaller classes, I was able to do better in my studies. I also found that I did much better with a structured outline for the course. School was not easy for me, but I had many people...

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