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About Florida State University

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Year of establishment1851
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Also Known AsFSU
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Total International Students2000
Size of Campus in acres485
Male/Female Ratio1.25
UG/PG Course Ratio1.89
Faculty/Student Ratio22
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 707 million
No.of Campuses2
Accommodation expenses6020 USD for 2 sharing (UG),6020 USD for 2 sharing (PG)
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Q:   How is Florida State University for international students?

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Florida State University is good for international students as it offers high-quality degree programs. Students get over 280 bachelor’s, master’s, and other degree programs taught by professionals. The student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1, which is good compared to other top universities in the USA. FSU is one of the United State’s elite research universities and one of the perfect choices for international students to study in the USA.

 

Q:   How many Indian students are in Florida State University?

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There are around 200 Indian students at Florida State University studying in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. At FSU, every year thousands of international students apply for admission because of its impressive academic records. Currently, the university is home to over 2,500 international students from over 130 countries including Indian Students. In fall 2022, around 45,000 students were enrolled among which 5.4% are international students.

 

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Florida State University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 30
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Fall1ˢᵗ Mar - 1ˢᵗ Sep 2024
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Q:   How to apply to Florida State University as an international student?

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International Students who wish to study at Florida State University can apply for admission through common application or Coalition application. The University is accepting applications for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. Every year, thousands of students apply for Florida State University admissions to study UG and PG programs. Check below steps to apply for FSU admissions:

·      Step 1: Apply online using our institutional application or the Common App

·      Step 2: Complete your application by submitting important documents

·      Step 3: Submit official certificates

·      Step 4: Applicants whose native language is not English should self-report English proficiency exam results.

 

Q:   How hard is it to get into Florida State University as an international student?

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It is difficult for international students to get admission at FSU because of its high acceptance rate. According to the unofficial source, the Florida State University acceptance rate is 37%, which means out of 100 application received only 37 students are admitted. Students who wish to study in the USA FSU must have good academic profile to get into the university.

 

Q:   What are the admission requirements and deadlines for Florida State University?

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The deadline for Florida State University admission 2024 is 01/Mar/2024. The University has a rolling decision for international students and students need to ACT score by the mentioned date. To get admission to the university international students have to submit their SAT or ACT scores. Students can check below for more about Florida State University’s requirements:

·      Undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

·      GRE/GMAT score.

·      Resume.

·      Statement of Purpose.

·      Letters of recommendation.

·      English Proficiency Test score for International students.

 

Florida State University Fees, Duration & Entry Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(7 courses)
INR 16 L - 18 L
Duration18 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above, PTE: 55 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(7 courses)
INR 18 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedSAT, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
MBA/PGDM(5 courses)
INR 19 L - 30 L
Duration11-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 100 & Above, GMAT
MIM(4 courses)
INR 19 L - 30 L
Duration11-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7 & Above, TOEFL: 100 & Above, GMAT
MEng(1 course)
INR 28 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedGRE: 303 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
BBA(3 courses)
INR 18 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedSAT: 1500 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
B.Sc.(1 course)
INR 18 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above, PTE: 55 & Above
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Q:   How much is FSU tuition per semester?

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Florida State University offers high-quality education to students at an affordable tuition cost. The university was ranked at the top for Best Value College among Florida Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2022".Students can check below the estimated Florida State University tuition fee based on average expenses:

Expenses

Undergraduate Cost

Tuition/Fees

USD 18,796 (26 credits)

Housing

USD 6,988

Food

USD 4,484

Note: Undergraduate costs are based on two semesters (26 hours).

 

Q:   Does Florida State University require SAT for Indian students?

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As per the Florida Board of Governors, international students who wish to study at Florida State University need at least one set of SAT and/or ACT scores. FAU, along with 11 other universities in Florida are subject to Florida Board of Governors require first-year students to submit their required score. Students can check below the dates for submitting their scores:

  • Early action - November SAT (If scores are provided before December 1, 2023)
  • Regular decision - December ACT and SAT (If scores are provided before January 1, 2024)
  • Rolling decision - February ACT (If scores are provided by March 1, 2024)
 

Q:   Does Florida State University require IELTS?

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Yes, Florida State University require IELTS. Along with the GPA, ACT/SAT score, international students whose native language is not English required to submit official English Language Proficiency test score. The following are the minimum score required for admission to the university:

  • Internet based TOEFL (IBTOEFL): 80
  • Paper based TOEFL (TOEFL): 550
  • International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS): 6.5
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): 55
  • Duolingo: 120 (Summer 2022 and Forward)
 

Florida State University Placements

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Q:   Does Florida State University have good placements?

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Yes, the University of Florida placements have good records as 83% of job seekers have one or more job offers in 2022. According to the report, the Florida State University job placement rate is 96%, which includes a 93% response rate on an initial survey. Check below the master’s graduate placement (Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and six-month follow-up):

Major

Job Offers

MAcc – Assurance Services

97.9%

MAcc – Corporate Accounting

86.7%

MAcc – Taxation

93.8%

MBA

93.3%

Business Analytics

61.1%

Finance

42.4%

Management Information Systems

69.2%

Risk Management & Insurance

88.2%

 

Q:   What is the job placement rate at FSU?

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The job placement rate at FSU varies as per the majors. Retail Management has the highest placement rate among all the popular majors at the Florida State University. After Retail Management, Accounting is the second most popular major at FSU where students get placement opportunities. Check the below table for more information regarding job placement rate:

Major

Job Offers

Accounting

97.5%

Business Administration

91.7% (Panama City, Fla.)

Finance

87.8%

Human Resource Management

88.9%

Management

86.6%

Management Information Systems

91.3%

Marketing

84.6%

Professional Sales

93.6%

Real Estate

87.6%

Retail Management

100%

Risk Management/Insurance

87.8%

 

Q:   What is the average salary at Florida State University?

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The bachelor’s degree outcomes in 2020 was 82.4% - well down from 86% in 2019. The starting average salary at Florida State University is increased for the class of 2020. FSU graduates get an average salary of USD 56,576, which increased by 3.8% than in 2019. Check below the Florida State University salary for 2020:

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Mean starting salary

USD 56,576

Median starting salary

USD 54,686

Mean bonus

USD 9,220

Median bonus

USD 6,063

 

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Florida State University Rankings 2024

B++
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by Shiksha
#251-300
#401-500
Business Economics
C
#401-500
Chemical Engineering
C++
#88
Mechanical Engineering
C++
#401-450
#112
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Q:   What is Florida State University QS ranking?

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According to QS World University Ranking 2024, Florida State University QS ranking is among the top 500 universities in the USA. The current FSU ranking is #461 in the world university ranking in 2024. Florida State University world ranking decreased from 475 in 2022 to 511-520 in 2023 by QS. 

 

Q:   What is better, University of Florida and Florida State University?

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Both, the University of Florida and Florida State University are ranked among the top universities in the USA and in the world as well. If we compare the world ranking of both universities then according to US News & World Report 2023, the University of Florida world ranking is among the top 100 universities in the world and ranks 98. The Florida State University world ranking by US News is 241. The University of Florida is better than FSU in terms of ranking.

 

Q:   What is the rank of Florida State University in the world?

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The Florida State University is ranked among the top universities in the world. Taking about the Florida State University world ranking, then US News & World Report ranked the university at 241st position. The Current ranking of the university is dropped by 18 positions from last year i.e. 2022. According to QS World University Ranking 2024, the Florida State University ranking is improved from 501-550 in 2023 to 461 in 2024

 

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Answered 2 months ago

Masters in Finance at FSU will cost USD 35,543.04. This amount is around INR 30 Lakh. This fee is for 2023-24 academic year. Also, note that this cost does not include required books and supplies for courses and is subject to change. Many of the FSU top applicants will get scholarships and assistant

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Admissions to FSU Masters of Science in Finance programme is highly competitive. To take entry this program, the applicants must have completed an undergraduate finance degree. But, students with undergraduate degree in related areas like Mathematics, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Actuarial Sci

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A GRE score is not required for Florida State University MSc in Data Science course. Other FSU admissions requiredments for this course are: 

  • The applicants must have a bachelor's degree 
  • The applicants must have a minimal background consisting of Calculus 2, Introductory Statistics, and experience wi

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To maximize your experience at FSU, follow the tips give below: 

  • Explore campus. You can take breaks at Landis Green and Memorial Garden
  • Try to attend events 
  • Get involved with student organizations, weightlifting club, cappella groups, etc. 
  • Check out Tallahassee
  • Get to know the academic advisors

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The comparative QS World Rankings of University of Georgia and Florida State University are given as follows:

Year University of Georgia Florida State University
2020474448
2021501-550456
2022501-550475
2023601-650501-550
2-24501-550461

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