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Florida State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 3,191 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 15 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Atlantic Coast Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $853,677)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $260,398)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 107 220 Yes -
Baseball 38 - Yes -
Basketball 16 20 - Yes
Football 116 - - -
Golf 7 8 - -
Soccer - 29 Yes Yes
Softball - 26 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 41 30 Yes Yes
Tennis 8 8 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 17 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - - Yes
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 10.5%
Hispanic 11.1%
Non-resident alien 3.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 69.4%
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 123
Liquor Law Violation 124
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 130

Notable Alumni

  • Barbara Harris (Class of '78), Editor of Shape magazine
  • Burt Reynolds (Attendee '58), Award-winning actor and director
  • Deion Sanders (Class of '88), Athlete
  • Jim Morrison (Attendee '62), Musician
  • Lee Corso (Class of '58), College football analyst for ESPN sports
  • Norm Thagard (Class of '66), Astronaut
  • Richard Simmons (Class of '70), Diet Guru
  • Rita Coolidge (Class of '67), Two-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist
  • Robert Urich (Class of '68), Actor
  • Alan Ball (Attendee '80), Academy Award-winning writer of American Beauty; creator of HBO's Six Feet Under
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Alix from Oconomowoc, WI
  • 4
  • Whether you chose to live in the on-campus apartments, suite style dorms or community style dorms you are bound to meet new friends and get involved.…

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  • Apat
  • 4
  • Dorm life is good. Other students are good. The social life is not the problem on this campus. The problem is the inability for Florida State to provide a curriculum…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • alyssa
  • I am a current student here

    Two main dinning halls with many restaurants on campus such as Chic-fil-A and Subway to choose from.

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  • 3
  • Lily from Lexington, KY
  • I am a current student here

    It's kind of a hit or miss with food. The dining halls have a variety and can accommodate for dietary needs but recently, one of our main dining halls is going under renovation. So as of spring 2018, our big dining hall was smushed into a small, motified cafe in the union. I mean it's okay but it's not how it was before the renovation...

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  • 3
  • Madison
  • I am a current student here

    The meal plans aren't the best, but there is a wide variety of restaurants on and near campus. Tallahassee has some very interesting places to try.

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  • 5
  • Alejandra from Celebration, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Dining plans are your best friend! The food is really good, you can eat as much as you want and even take food back to your dorm for later, not t mention the other many food places on campus such as chickfila and chilis, amongst plenty more.

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  • 5
  • MC
  • I am a current student here

    So many food choices/restaurants in and out of campus.

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  • 5
  • Florida Football Fan
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Lots of different dining options. If your dream is to visit Hogwarts, the main dining hall on campus will definitely fulfill that for you.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sydney from Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • I am a current student here

    I am personally not involved in Greek Life but it is very prevalent at FSU. We have a wide range of sororities and Fraternities in which many people join and enjoy readily.

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  • 0
  • Alejandra from Celebration, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is so big in FSU and it is so much fun, even if you don't come a part of it you can still enjoy from their activities and be part of the fun, not to mention anyone can participate in rush week even if you don't join Greek Life.

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  • 0
  • MC
  • I am a current student here

    I belonged to some. Sigma Alpha Pi and Phi Sigma Theta to name a few.

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  • 0
  • Florida Football Fan
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Huge greek presence on campus. Due to this, there are tons of sororities and fraternities to choose from.

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  • 0
  • Tanner from Cape Coral, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Although I am not involved in Greek Life, their presence can be seen all over campus. I hear that it is pretty competitive to get into a frat/sorority.

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