Florida State University

Florida State University is the oldest continuous school of higher education based in Tallahassee, Florida, US. Florida State University offers 360 programmes in wide area of disciplines at both undergraduate and postgraduate level through its 16 colleges. Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to grant graduate degree.

  • Average Tuition USD 20,043
  • Acceptance Rate 55%
  • Students 41,226
  • International Students 1.7%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 30,500
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Florida State University was founded in the year 1851 after the passing of Legislative Act in the state of Florida to establish two institutes of higher education seminaries for training men and women in the art of teaching. The school's name was changed several times up until 1947 when it was given "university" status by the Legislature in the year 1947. 

Florida State University is one of the only two officially designated Preeminent universities in the State of Florida. Florida State University's 1600-acre college campus houses 16 separate colleges that altogether administer 360 programmes of study at the bachelor and master's level. Florida State University at present has enrolled about 1,700 international students from different countries across the world. Among the notable alumni of Florida State University are singer-songwriter James Morrison, author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson, and Spanx apparel line founder Sara Blakely. The “Florida State Seminoles” sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference. 

  • 01Pathway program for students applying to very competitive grad programs – 100% of participants have then been accepted into grad programs.
  • 02A great option for those wanting to gain academic and cultural experience in the US prior to applying for a masters program.
  • 03Hassle and worry free – includes everything from housing, class registration, to airport pickup!

Master Programs

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    American Law for Foreign Lawyers

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

  • 600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306, United States

    Asian Studies

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

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    Biological Sciences

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Communication & Digital Media Studies

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Environmental Law & Policy

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Food & Nutrition

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

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    Foundations of Education

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    International Affairs

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Library & Information Studies

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Library and Information Science. The program offers courses that focus on knowledge organization, information services, data science, information architecture, and user experience.

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    Music- Liberal Arts ; Music Performance ; Music Theory & Composition

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Public Administration; Public Health

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

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    Accounting

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Anthropology

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Biomedical Science

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business Administration

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Chemical Engineering

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

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    Chemistry

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Classics

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

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    Criminology

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Economics, Applied Economics

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Electrical Engineering

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Finance

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    French

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    History

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Humanities

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Industrial Engineering

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

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    Information Technology

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    International Affairs

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Latin

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on Latin as a language; ancient history; classical art/archaeology; and classical literature.

  • 600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306, United States

    Management

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Marketing

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematics

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Music Education

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

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    Nursing

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Philosophy

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Political Science

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Psychology

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Religion

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

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    Social Work

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Sociology

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Spanish

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306, United States

    Sports Management

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • 600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306, United States

    Statistics

    USD 20,043 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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Rankings

  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 81
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 218
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 184
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 213
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 472
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Average SAT Score 1805

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    Established in 1851

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    Florida State University is home to Florida's only National Laboratory – the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. The school also operates The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida and one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

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          • Testimony
            2012-2014, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Political Science; Minor in International Affairs

            Garnet and Gold forever!YFSU gave me the greatest experience a major university could offer me and I wouldn't change it for the world! Not only were the classes and professors amazing but I was able to meet the most outgoing people who share the same interests as me. I highly recommend it to anyone who is searching for a school where they want to soak up as much knowledge as possible and feel at home all at the same time! GO NOLES!!

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            2011-2015, Bachelor's Degree, International Relations and Affairs

            The Holistic StudentYFlorida State University provides its' students with an abundance of opportunities and resources to work on developing every aspect of their student life. I enjoyed my four years at Florida State University and the experiences I have had will stay with me for the rest of my life. I also feel like FSU has done a great job in building me into a better person who will be more conscious of the world I live in.

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            2006-2010, Bachelor of Science, Multinational Business

            Study Abroad OpportunitiesYFSU offered me the opportunity to live and learn in Valencia, Spain. While there are certainly more highlights, this is what sticks out in my mind. The study center in Spain is absolutely incredible. I will always look back fondly on my time spent in Valencia.