Florida State University (134097)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,640
2022 Average Net Price
$14,003
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.08%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
25%
78,088 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
44,161
81.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
84.8%
5,252 Graduates

About

Florida State University (134097) is a higher education institution located in Leon County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Florida State University (134097) were General Psychology (818 degrees awarded), General Finance (589 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (521 degrees).

In 2022, 13,632 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Florida State University (134097). 59.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (7,899 degrees), 2.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2,792 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Florida State University (134097) is $4,640, which is $−25,510 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Florida State University (134097) is $4,640, which is $−25,510 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,003.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Florida State University (134097) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,640
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Florida State University (134097) was $4,640. The cost of tuition at Florida State University (134097) is $−25,510 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$14,003
2022 Value
10.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Florida State University (134097) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,003. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Florida State University (134097) grew by 10.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,472
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Florida State University (134097) was of $11,472 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.46% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
22%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Florida State University (134097) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.08%
2019 Default Rate
73
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Florida State University (134097) was 1.08%, which represents 73 out of the 6731 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Florida State University (134097) received 78,088 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 19.7% annual growth. Out of those 78,088 applicants, 19,552 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 25% acceptance rate.

There were 44,161 students enrolled at Florida State University (134097) in 2022. 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Florida State University (134097) has an overall enrollment yield of 30.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

25%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
19,552
Accepted Out of 78,088

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Florida State University (134097) was 25% (19,552 admissions from 78,088 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 37.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 19.7%, while admissions declined by −19.1%..

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SAT Scores

68%
Submission Percentage (2022)
4,107
Scores Submitted (2022)

68% of enrolled first-time students at Florida State University (134097) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Florida State University (134097) had a total enrollment of 44,161 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Florida State University (134097) is 36,031 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,130. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Florida State University (134097) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Florida State University (134097), both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.6% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.97% Black or African American, 4.11% Two or More Races, 3.45% Asian, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0793% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Florida State University (134097) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.6%), followed by White Male (25%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.3%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Florida State University (134097) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44,161 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida State University (134097) is 36,031 and the part-time enrollment is 8,130. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Florida State University (134097) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

94%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Florida State University (134097) was 94%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Florida State University (134097) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    24,990 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9,156 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    3,960 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Florida State University (134097) is 56.6% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 8.97% Black or African American, 4.11% Two or More Races, 3.45% Asian, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0793% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 550 students (1.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,526 more women than men received degrees from Florida State University (134097). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Florida State University (134097) is white (7,899 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2792 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Florida State University (134097) is General Psychology (818 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (589 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (521 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Florida State University (134097), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (1,622 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (392 degrees), and English (358 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida State University (134097) are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (415,137 people), Other managers (309,886 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (245,435 people), Police officers (169,235 people), and Postsecondary teachers (164,371 people).

The most specialized majors at Florida State University (134097) in 2022 are Social Sciences (1,622 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (392 degrees), English (358 degrees), Legal (402 degrees), and Protective Services (744 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida State University (134097) are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Florida State University (134097) are Social Sciences (1,622 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (392 degrees), English (358 degrees), Legal (402 degrees), and Protective Services (744 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida State University (134097) are Elementary & secondary schools (582,646 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (487,603 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (374,316 people), Legal services (356,147 people), and Computer Systems Design (229,154 people).

The most specialized majors at Florida State University (134097) are Social Sciences (1,622 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (392 degrees), English (358 degrees), Legal (402 degrees), and Protective Services (744 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Florida State University (134097).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 818 degrees awarded
  2. 589 degrees awarded
  3. 521 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Florida State University (134097) was General Psychology with 818 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

5,553
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
8,079
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 5,553 degrees were awarded to men at Florida State University (134097), which is 0.687 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,079).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 440 degrees were awarded to men at Florida State University (134097) in General Finance, which is 2.35 times more than the 187 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 698 degrees were awarded to men at Florida State University (134097) in General Psychology, which is 4.23 times more than the 165 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

72%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 72% of students graduating from Florida State University (134097) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 85% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (89%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Florida State University (134097) is Female and Black or African American (89% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.29% of graduates (68 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    7,899 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,792 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,301 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Florida State University (134097) is white (7,899 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2792 degrees).

0.741% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    4,645 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    3,254 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,616 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Florida State University (134097) is white female (4,645 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3254 degrees).

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Operations

Florida State University (134097) has an endowment valued at nearly $898M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.88%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Florida State University (134097) had a total salary expenditure of 1.52B. Florida State University (134097) employs 498 Professors, 411 No academic ranks and 373 Associate professors. Most academics at Florida State University (134097) are Male Professor (359), Female No academic rank (226), and Male Associate professor (208).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida State University (134097) are: Business and Financial Operations, with 989 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 769 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 721 employees.

Endowment

$898M
2022 Endowment
0.0398%
growth from 2021

Florida State University (134097) has an endowment valued at about $898M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Florida State University (134097) grew 0.0398% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $525M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $192M - Federal
  2. $26.9M - State
  3. $481k - Local

As of 2022, Florida State University (134097) received $192M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.9M from state grants and contracts, and $481k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$653M
2022 Salaries
4.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Florida State University (134097) paid a median of $653M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($1.52B) and a 4.4% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$183M
Instructional Salaries
1,586
Number of Employees

In 2022, Florida State University (134097) paid a total of $183M to 1,586 employees working as instructors, which represents 28% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
498 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
989 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Florida State University (134097) were Professor with 498 employees, No academic rank with 411 employees, and Associate professor with 373 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida State University (134097) were Business and Financial Operations with 989 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 769 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 721 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female No academic rank
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Florida State University (134097) was Male Professor with 359 employees, Female No academic rank with 226 employees, and Male Associate professor with 208 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Florida State University (134097).

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