Florida State University: Tuition Fees, Acceptance Rate, Ranking, Courses

Florida State University (FSU) is a public research university in Tallahassee, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida. Founded in 1851, it is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.

Florida State University comprises 16 separate colleges and more than 110 centers, facilities, labs and institutes that offer more than 360 programs of study, including professional school programs. In 2021, the university enrolled 45,493 students from all 50 states and 130 countries. Florida State is home to Florida’s only national laboratory, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, and is the birthplace of the commercially viable anti-cancer drug Taxol. Florida State University 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. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Florida State University is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity”. In 2020, the university had research and development (R&D) expenditures of $350.4 million, ranking it 75th in the nation. The university has an annual budget of over $2.17 billion and an annual economic impact of $14 billion.

For 2022, U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida State tied for the 19th best public university in the United States, and 55th overall among all national universities, public and private.

FSU’s intercollegiate sports teams, commonly known by their “Florida State Seminoles” nickname, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). In their 113-year history, Florida State’s varsity sports teams have won 20 national athletic championships and Seminole athletes have won 78 individual NCAA national championships.


Local tuition 5,656 USD, Domestic tuition 18,786 USD
2020 – 21

Florida State University is ranked #55 out of 443 National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.


Actuarial Science [B]
Anthropology [B, M]
Biochemistry [B]
Biological Sciences
Biological Science [B, M, D]
Cell and Molecular Biology [T]
Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Science [T]
Marine Biology [T]
Physiology and Neuroscience [T]
Plant Sciences [T]
Pre-Professional Health Sciences* [T]
Zoology [T]
Biology/FSU-Teach [B]
Biostatistics [M, D]
Chemical Science
Chemical Science [B]
Chemical Sciences/FSU-Teach [B]
Chemistry [B, M, D]
Environmental Chemistry [B]
Materials Chemistry [B, D]
Nuclear Chemistry [M, D]
Ancient History [B, M]
Classical Archaeology [B, M]
Classical Civilizations [B, M]
Classics [D]
Classics and Religion [B]
Greek and Latin [B, M]
Computational Biology
Computational Biology – Biology [B]
Computational Biology – Computer Science [B]
Computational Science
Computational Science [B, M, D]
Computational Science (Atmospheric Science) [D]
Computational Science (Biochemistry) [D]
Computational Science (Biological Science) [D]
Computational Science (Geological Sciences) [D]
Computational Science (Material Science) [D]
Computational Science (Physics) [D]
PSM in Computational Science [M]
PSM in Computational Science (Computational Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics) [M]
Computer Criminology
Computer Criminology – Computer Science [B, M]
Computer Programing and Applications [B]
Computer Science
Computer Science [B, M, D]
Computer Science BA [D]
CS Math/FSU-Teach [B]
Computer and Network Systems Administration [M]
Cyber Security [M]
Creative Writing
Creative Writing (MFA) [M]
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Chinese/Business [B]
Chinese and Japanese [B]
Chinese Language and Culture [B]
Japanese/Business [B]
Japanese Language and Culture [B]
Creative Writing [B, D]
Editing, Writing, and Media [B]
English [M, D]
Literature [B, M, D]
Environmental Science
Environmental Science [B]
Environmental Science and Policy [B]
Environmental Science/FSU-Teach [B]
French [B, M, D]
French/Business [B]
French and German [B]
French and Italian [B]
French and Russian [B]
French and Spanish [B]
Geology [B, M, D]
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics [D]
German [B, M]
German/Business [B]
German and Italian [B]
German and Russian [B]
German and Spanish [B]
German Studies [M]
Greek [B, M]
History [B, M, D]
Public History [M]
History and Philosophy of Science [M]
Interdisciplinary Humanities
Digital Humanities [M]
Humanities [B]
Women’s Studies [B]
Italian [B]
Italian/Business [B]
Italian and Russian [B]
Italian and Spanish [B]
Italian Studies [M]
Latin [B, M]
General Linguistics [B]
Linguistics and Languages [B]
Applied and Computational Mathematics [B, M, D]
Biomathematics [B, M, D]
Financial Mathematics [M, D]
Mathematics [B, M, D]
Mathematics/FSU-Teach [B]
Applied Geosciences/FSU-Teach [B]
Meteorology [B, M, D]
Middle Eastern Studies [B]
Molecular Biophysics
Computational Structural Biology [D]
Molecular Biophysics [D]
Neuroscience [D]
Behavioral Neuroscience [B]
Cell/Molecular Neuroscience [B]
Aquatic Environmental Sciences [M]
Biological Oceanography [M, D]
Chemical Oceanography [M, D]
Geological Oceanography [M, D]
Oceanography [M, D]
Physical Oceanography [M, D]
PSM in Aquatic Environmental Science [M]
Philosophy [B, M, D]
Physical Science
Physical Science [B]
Physics [B, D]
Physics and Astrophysics [B]
Physics and Materials [B]
Clinical Psychology [D]
Cognitive Psychology [D]
Developmental Psychology [D]
Psychology [B, M]
Social Psychology [D]
Human Rights and Social Justice [B]
Religion [B, M, D]
Religion and Classics [B]
Russian [B]
Russian/Business [B]
Russian and Spanish [B]
Secondary Science and/or Mathematics Teaching
College STEM Teaching [M]
Slavic [M]
Spanish [B, M, D]
Spanish/Business [B]
Statistics [B, M, D]
Statistical Data Science [M]

* Includes Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Physician’s Assistant.

Accounting [B]
Accounting – Generalist [M]
Assurance and Advisory Services [M]
Taxation [M]
Business Administration
Accounting [D]
Business Administration [M]
Finance [D]
Management Information Systems [D]
Marketing [D]
Organizational Behavior and Human Resources [D]
Risk Management and Insurance [D]
Strategy [D]
Business Administration/Social Work* [M]
Finance [B, M]
Human Resource Management [B]
Management [B]
Risk Management/Insurance [M]
Management Information Systems [B, M]
Marketing [B]
Professional Sales [B]
Real Estate [B]
Risk Management [M]
Risk Management – Insurance [B]

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Communication Theory and Research [D]
Communication and Digital Media Studies
Digital Media Production [B]
Media/Communication Studies [B]
Media and Communication Studies [M]
Public Interest Media and Communication [M]
Professional Communication
Advertising [B]
Integrated Marketing and Management Communication [M]
Public Relations [B]
Communication Science and Disorders [B, M, D]
Information Technology
Information Communication and Technology [B]
Information Technology [B, M]
Information Technology/Law* [M]

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Computer Criminology
Computer Criminology – Criminology [B]
Criminal Justice Studies [M]
Criminology [B, M, D]
Criminology/Public Administration* [M]
Criminology/Social Work* [M]

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Athletic Coaching [M]
Counseling and Human Systems
Career Counseling [S]
Clinical Mental Health Counseling [S]
School Counseling [S]
School Psychology [S]
Counseling Psychology and Human Systems
Combined Program – Counseling Psychology and School Psychology [D]
Curriculum and Instruction
Autism Spectrum Disorders [M]
Early Childhood Education [M, S, D]
Elementary Education [M, S, D]
English Education [M, S, D]
English Teaching [M]
Foreign and Second Language Education [M, S, D]
Mathematics Education [M, S, D]
Reading Education and Language Arts [M, S, D]
Science Education [M, S, D]
Social Science Education [M, S, D]
Social Science Teaching [M]
Special Education [M, S, D]
Special Education Teaching [M]
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages [M]
Visual Disabilities [M, S]
Visual Disabilities Studies [M]
Educational Leadership and Policy
Education Policy and Evaluation [M, D]
Educational Leadership/Administration [M, S, D]
Educational Psychology
Learning and Cognition [M, D]
Sports Psychology [M, D]
Elementary Education [B]
English Education [B]
Foundations of Education
History and Philosophy of Education [M, D]
International and Multicultural Education [M, D]
Higher Education [M, D]
Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies [M, D]
Measurement and Statistics [M, D]
Social Science Education [B]
Special Education
Special Education Teaching [B]
Sport Management [B, M, D]
Visual Disabilities
Visual Disabilities Education [B]
Visual Disabilities Studies [B]

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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering [B, M, D]
Chemical – Biomedical Engineering [B]
Chemical Engineering [B, M, D]
Chemical – Materials Engineering [B]
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering [B, M, D]
Civil Engineering – MEng [M]
Environmental Engineering – Civil [B]
Computer Engineering [B]
Electrical Engineering [B, M, D]
Industrial Engineering
Engineering Management [M]
Engineering Management in Orthotics and Prosthetics [M]
Industrial Engineering [B, D]
Materials Science and Engineering [M, D]
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering [B, M, D]
Sustainable Energy [M]

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Art Education [M, S, D]
Art Therapy [M]
Arts Administration
Arts Administration – Art [M, D]
American Dance Studies [M]
Dance [B, M]
Studio and Related Studies [M]
History and Criticism of Art
Art History [B, M, D]
Museum and Cultural Heritage Studies [M]
Interior Design
Interior Design [B, M]
Interior Design/MFA [M]
Studio Art
Studio Art [M]
Studio Art (BA) [B]
Acting [B, M]
Costume Design [M]
Directing [M]
MS for Theatre Educators [M]
Music Theatre – Theatre [B]
Technical Production [M]
Theatre [B, M, D]
Theatre Management [M]

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Athletic Training [B]
Dietetics [B]
Exercise Physiology
Exercise Physiology [B, M, D]
Sports Nutrition [M]
Sports Sciences [M]
Human Development and Family Science [B, M]
Food and Nutrition
Food and Nutrition Science [B]
Nutrition and Food Science [M]
Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Science [D]
Nutrition and Food Science [D]
Marriage and Family Therapy [D]

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American Law [LLM]
Business Law [LLM]
Environmental Law & Policy [LLM]
Law [JD, JM]
Law/Information Technology* [JD]

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Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences [M, D]
Bridge to Clinical Medicine [M]
Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences
Community Patient Care [B]
Health Management, Policy and Information [B]
Clinical Professions [B]
Medicine [MD]
Neuroscience [D]
Physician Assistant Practice [M]

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Motion Picture Arts
Animation and Digital Arts [B]
Motion Picture Arts – Production [B, M]

Motion Picture Arts Writing
Motion Picture Arts – Writing [M]

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Arts Administration
Arts Administration – Music [M]
Music Education
Choral Music Education [B]
Instrumental Music Education [B]
Music Education [B, M, D]
Music – Liberal Arts
Commercial Music [B]
Jazz [B]
Music – Liberal Arts [B, M]
Sacred Music [B]
Music Performance
Accompanying [M]
Brass Performance [B, M, D]
Choral Conducting [M]
Guitar Performance [B]
Harp Performance [B, M, D]
Instrumental Conducting [M]
Jazz Studies [M]
Music Theatre – Music [B]
Organ Performance [B, M, D]
Percussion Performance [B, M, D]
Piano Pedagogy [B, M]
Piano Performance [B, M, D]
String Performance [B, M, D]
Voice Performance [B, M, D]
Woodwind Performance [B, M, D]
Music Theory and Composition
Music Composition [B, M, D]
Music Theory [B, M, D]
Music Therapy [B, M]
Musicology [M, D]
Opera Production [M]

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Nursing [B]
Nursing – Accelerated BSN [B]
Nursing – Nurse Educator [M]
Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner [D]
Nursing – Veterans BSN [B]

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African-American Studies [B]
Applied Economics [M]
Asian Studies
Asian Studies [B, M]
Asian Studies/Business [B]
Demography [M]
Economics [B, D]
Environment and Society [B]
Geographic Information Science [M]
Environmental Studies [B]
Geography [B, M, D]
International Affairs [B, M]
Latin-American and Caribbean Studies
Latin-American and Caribbean Studies [B]
Latin-American and Caribbean Studies/Business [B]
Political Science
Applied American Politics and Policy [M]
Political Science [B, D]
Public Administration [M, D]
Public Administration/Criminology* [M]
Public Administration/Social Work* [M]
Public Health [M]
Russian and East European Studies [B, M]
Interdisciplinary Social Science [B]
Applied Social Research [M]
Sociology [B, M, D]
Sociology of Aging and Health [M]
Urban and Regional Planning [M, D]
Urban and Regional Planning/Demography* [M]
Urban and Regional Planning/International Affairs* [M]
Urban and Regional Planning/Public Administration* [M]
Urban and Regional Planning/Public Health* [M]

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Social Work
Social Work [M, D]
Social Work (BSW) [B]
Social Work/Business Administration* [M]
Social Work/Criminology* [M]
Social Work/Public Administration* [M]

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Hospitality Management
Global Club Management & Leadership [B]
Hospitality Entrepreneurship [M]
Hospitality Management & Tourism [B]
Recreation and Tourism Management
Recreation, Tourism, Events [B]

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Commercial Entrepreneurship [B]
Product Development [M]
Social and Sustainable Enterprises [B]
Social Entrepreneurship [B]
STEM Entrepreneurship [B]
Retail Entrepreneurship
Retail Entrepreneurship [B]
Retail, Merchandising and Product Development
Global Merchandising and Product Development [M]

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