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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY (tallahassee) INFORMATION

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Finances

Breakdown of all university costs: Take a look at what your education will cost you at FSU.

Financial Aid: Earning some help may be easier than you think. Click here for FSU Financial Aid.

Scholarships: Don't pay full price to go to school. Earn large scholarships or a few small ones. Anything helps! Learn more here. 

Here are a few more scholarship opportunities. See how at FSU Scholarships

Expense Florida Residents Non-Florida Residents
Tuition/Fees $5,016 $20,918
Differential Fee $1,576 $1,576
Room (Housing) $6,160 $6,160
Board (Food/Meals) $4,048 $4,048
Books/Supplies $1,000 $1,000
Transportation $1,344 $2,816
Personal $2,540 $2,540
Total $21,684 $39,058
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Admissions

Admissions and Requirements: Find out what it takes to become a Seminole. Apply here! 

FSU Essay Question:

Essay

Although the essay is not required but highly recommended, it provides another opportunity to learn more about you. The essay should be no longer than 650 words, and may be uploaded after the student's application has been received. Applicants should choose one topic from the list below or see more info here:

  • Describe an experience from your life that either demonstrates your character or helped shape it.

  • Describe a time when you made a meaningful contribution to others in which the greater good was your focus. Discuss the challenges and rewards of making your contribution.

  • Has there been a time when you've had a long-cherished or accepted belief challenged? How did you respond? How did the challenge affect your beliefs?

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FIRST YEAR ADVISING

Have questions and need advice: Admissions 850.644.6200 or see admissions@admin.fsu.edu

For students: Call 850-644-6200 (FSU main admissions)

  1. Ask to speak with admissions officer

  2. Be specific about your questions!

  3. Vague questions will get you to people that don’t know anything!

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MEAL PLANS

See costs and dining options by clicking here.

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Call: 850-644-FOOD

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Housing

Learn all about FSU housing and where to live during your years at Florida State University.

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FAMILY WEEKEND

This is a great chance to see the campus and how your son/daughter is living the college life! Learn more by clicking here. 

Accomodations and lodging suggested by FSU: http://pw.union.fsu.edu/accommodations

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GREEK LIFE

Greek life is a great way to get involved and stay involved with people that will become life-long friends and/or business connections. All you need to know is here. 

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 Call: 850-644-9574

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STAYING ACTIVE!

Join an already existing team or create your own. There are so many sports to enjoy. FSU offers many major sports in addition to Badminton, Dodgeball, Floor Hockey, Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, Wiffleball, Wrestling, and many more.

Find out more at http://campusrec.fsu.edu/sports/im

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Clubs

You can either join a club or start your own. Either way, it is important to get involved as a freshman. See what's already going on by visiting the link below.  https://nolecentral.dsa.fsu.edu/Organizations

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