Florida State: Admission Statistics 2024

When embarking on the college search process, it’s essential to gather accurate and reliable information about prospective universities. One valuable resource for this purpose is the Common Data Set (CDS) but navigating through a college’s Common Data Set can be a time-consuming task. In this blog post, we have compiled the essential information from Florida State University’s latest admission statistics to allow you to grasp quickly and save time. 

Understanding the Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set is a standardized questionnaire that collects essential information about colleges and universities. It covers a wide range of areas, including admission statistics, enrollment figures, student demographics, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The CDS is collaboratively maintained by higher education institutions and is designed to provide accurate and comparable data for prospective students, parents, and researchers. It simplifies the college search process by providing standardized information in a consistent format, allowing for easier comparison and informed decision-making. 

Florida State Common Data Set 

Quick facts:

  • Location: Tallahassee
  • State: Florida
  • Institution: Public
  • Undergraduate Institution: Coeducational
  • Academic year calendar: Semester
  • Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 32,217
  • Retention Rate: 95.6%
  • SAT and ACT Policies: Required to be considered for admission 
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 16.6:1

Factors in Admission Decisions

Academic

Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Important
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized test scores
Application Essay

Non-Academic

Important
Extracurricular Activities
Talent/Ability
Character/personal qualities
First Generation
Geographical Residence
State Residency
Volunteer work
Work experience

GPA Breakdown

85.6% of enrolled students have a GPA of 4.0 

10.5% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99

2.6% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.50 and 3.74

0.7% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

0.3% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 ‎‏

0.2% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99

0.1% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

Admission Facts

  • Application Closing Date: March 1
  • Early Admissions: Allowed
  • EA/ED: Yes (Early Action)
  • EA/ED Deadline: October 15
  • EA Plan: Not restrictive

Student Life Information


Student Diversity

Total Undergraduates (Both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking, including first-year)

  • 681 International (nonresidents) students
  • 7,396 Hispanic/Latino students
  • 2,387 Black or African American, non-Hispanic students
  • 18,648 White, non-Hispanic students
  • 30 American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic students
  • 1,214 Asian, non-Hispanic students
  • 22 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic students 
  • 1,394 students with two or more races, non-Hispanic
  • 445 students with race and/or ethnicity unknown

Tuition/Fees

$30 Application Fee

$4,640 In-district/In-state Tuition Fee

$19,806 Out-of-state/International Tuition Fee

$1,877 Required Fees

$13,474 Food and Housing (On campus)

Financial Aid

Total of Need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $160,420,143

Total of Non-need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $74,395,612

The data presented here was collected from the Florida State University Common Data Set 2023-2024.

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