Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)


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Florida State University is ranked 14 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 63 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 38%
Applicants who took ACT 62%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69945%
600+54%

SAT Math Score

700+7%
600-69945%
600+52%

ACT Score

30-3621%
24-2972%
24+93%

Students applied29,027
Students admitted16,840
Admission rate58%

Students per faculty24

4-year graduation rate61%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$4,640
Fees$1,867
Room and board$10,458
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$17,965

Cost after need-based aid$8,965
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,134

Average debt at graduation$23,679

Out of State

Tuition$19,806
Fees$1,867
Room and board$10,458
Estimated book expense$1,000
Total cost$33,131

Cost after need-based aid$24,131
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,300

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met62%
Average need-based aid$9,000
Average non-need-based aid$3,831

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment32,929

Full-Time

Men12,773
Women16,509

Part-Time

Men1,909
Women1,738

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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