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2022 Fact Sheet


Student Information

2022 Student Enrollment by School/College

School/College Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Applied Studies 183 152 60 395
Arts & Sciences 9,392 1,827 0 11,219
Business 5,990 901 0 6,891
Communication & Information 1,551 944 0 2,495
Criminology & Criminal Justice 1,592 304 0 1,896
Education 969 1,465 0 2,434
Engineering 2,016 405 0 2,421
Entrepreneurship (Moran) 504 33 0 537
Fine Arts 841 285 0 1,126
Health and Human Sciences 1,560 172 0 1,732
Hospitality (Dedman) 538 25 0 563
Law 0 498 667 1,165
Medicine 637 236 481 1,354
Motion Picture Arts 104 60 0 164
Music 687 342 0 1,029
Nursing 691 0 131 822
Social Sciences & Public Policy 4,153 906 0 5,059
Social Work 163 914 0 1,157
Undecided/Special 1,224 0 0 1,224
Total Degree Seeking 32,795 9,549 1,339 43,683
Non-Degree Seeking 914
Total 44,597

Admission Statistics


Fall 2022 Entering Freshmen


Middle 50% Statistics

High School GPA 4.3-4.6
SAT 1280-1390
ACT Composite 28-32

Gender Distribution

Leading Counties, States, and High Schools of Origin

Counties

Leon4,368
Broward3,452
Miami-Dade3,416
Palm Beach2,760
Hillsborough2,729
Orange2,154
Duval1,536
Pinellas1,507
St. Johns1,143
Seminole918

High Schools

H. B. Plant (Tampa)90
Lawton Chiles (Tallahassee)85
Cypress Bay (Weston)81
Newsome (Lithia)62
Marjory Stoneman Douglas (Parkland)61
Winter Park (Winter Park)53
Ponte Vedra (Point Vedra Beach)51
St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg)47
St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale)47
Leon (Tallahassee)46

States

Florida35,766
Georgia1,047
New York445
North Carolina363
Virginia326
Pennsylvania324
Texas321
Illinois299
Maryland241

Distribution by Level

Full
Time
Part
Time
# of
Students
Average
Age
Freshman 3,778 113 3,891 18.5
Sophomore 7,287 301 7,588 19.2
Junior 8,390 765 9,155 20.6
Senior 10,072 2,089 12,161 22.0
Undergraduates 29,527 3,268 32,795 20.5
Graduates 6,423 4,465 10,888 30.2
Unclassified 314 600 914 26.6
Total Students 36,264 8,333 44,597 23.0

Merit Scholars

Total
Freshmen 32
Other Undergraduate 121
Total 153

Annual Student FTE (IPEDS)

2021-22 Undergraduate FTE 33,238.1
2021-22 Graduate FTE 9,765.4
2021-22 Medical FTE (Headcount) 485
2021-22 TOTAL IPEDS FTE 43,488.5

Detailed Student Credit Hours & FTE

Ethnicity Distribution


NumberPercent
American Indian55 0.1%
Asian1,525 3.4%
Black3,960 8.9%
Hispanic9,17220.6%
Native Hawaiian35 0.1%
Non-Resident Alien2,428 5.4%
White25,00556.1%
Multi-Race1,817 4.1%
Not Reported600 1.3%
Totals44,597100.0%

Retention and Graduation Rates
Full-Time Freshmen entering in Summer/Fall 2015

After: 1st
Year
2nd
Year
3rd
Year
4th
Year
5th
Year
6th
Year
Retention - 93.2% 88.2% 86.2% 84.8% 84.2%
Graduation 0.0% 0.5% 7.5% 69.7% 82.0% 83.2%

Campus Size


Main Campus: 487.5 acres in Tallahassee, Leon County.
Panama City Branch: 25.6 acres in Panama City, Bay County.
Republic of Panama: Leased land in the Republic of Panama.

The University owns a total of 1,715.5 acres in Leon, Bay, Collier, Franklin, Gadsden, and Sarasota counties. Sites are leased in various counties in Florida, and other locations overseas.

Degree Programs

Doctoral and Professional degrees are approved through the Florida Board of Governors. All other degrees are approved through the Board of Trustees of the Florida State University.

As of December 2022, the University offers:

103 degree programs at the Bachelor’s degree level;
107 degree programs at the Master’s degree level;
6 degree programs at the Specialist degree level;
64 degree programs at the Doctoral degree level;
4 degree programs at the Professional degree level.


Accreditation

Florida State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Specialist, and Doctoral degrees.

The most recent SACS accreditation was awarded in December 2014. The university was first accredited in 1915. Additionally, some programs are accredited through discipline-specific accrediting agencies and governing bodies.

Degrees Awarded
(Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022)

School/College Bach Mast Spec Doct JD MD Total
Applied Studies 55 61 0 0 0 0 116
Arts & Sciences 2,222 364 0 179 0 0 2,765
Business 1,651 491 0 9 0 0 2,151
Communication & Information 513 326 2 13 0 0 854
Criminology & Criminal Justice 503 113 0 6 0 0 622
Education 263 419 49 88 0 0 819
Engineering 388 81 0 25 0 0 494
Entrepreneurship (Moran) 192 26 0 0 0 0 218
Fine Arts 236 85 0 8 0 0 329
Hospitality (Dedman) 217 20 0 0 0 0 237
Health & Human Sciences 523 57 0 17 0 0 597
Law 0 186 0 0 216 0 402
Medicine 106 57 0 8 0 119 290
Motion Picture Arts 28 29 0 0 0 0 57
Music 164 112 0 32 0 0 308
Nursing 69 0 0 26 0 0 95
Social Sciences/Public Policy 1,500 269 0 29 0 0 1,798
Social Work 100 372 0 3 0 0 475
Total 8,730 3,068 51 443 216 119 12,627
Faculty and Staff Information

Traditional Faculty

Regular Salary Female Male Total
Full-time 936 1,183 2,119
Part-time 24 23 47
OPS 241 208 449
Total 1,201 1,414 2,615

Instructional Staff

Full & Part-time
Regular Salary1,611
OPS342
Graduate Assistants1,851
Total3,804

Filled Appointments (Medicine Excluded)

9 Month Positions1,276.8
9 Month Deans0.0
12 Month Positions612.7
12 Month Deans16.0
Total  Faculty1,905.5

University Employees

Pay Plan Regular Salary
Full-time
Regular Salary
Part-time
OPS Total
Traditional Faculty 2,119 47 449 2,615
Librarians 73 1 0 74
Lab School 123 0 0 123
Admin. & Professional 2,906 27 0 2,933
USPS 1,388 22 0 1,410
Graduate Assistants 0 0 3,124 3,124
Student Assistants 0 0 2,706 2,706
Work Study 0 0 405 405
Other Employees 0 0 147 147
Temporary Employees 0 0 1,168 1,168
Total Employees 6,609 97 7,999 14,705

Average 9 Month Faculty Salary


Avg Salary
Professor $141,935
Associate Professor $104,298
Assistant Professor $90,808
Other $80,509
University Information

Operating Budget


Officers of the University


President Richard McCullough
Provost & Executive VP - Acad. Affairs Jim Clark
VP and Director of Athletics Michael Alford
VP for Faculty Development Janet Kistner
VP for Finance & Administration Kyle Clark
VP for Legal Affairs and General Counsel Carolyn Egan
VP for Research Stacey Patterson
VP for Student Affairs Amy Hecht
VP for University Advancement Marla Vickers
Chief Legislative Affairs Officer Clay Ingram
Assist. VP for University Communications Dennis Schnittker
Chief of Staff Marissa Langston

Federal, State & Private Research Awards

2021-22 Federal, State & Private Research Awards: $287,366,620

Campuses/Centers/Programs


In Fall 2022, there were 43,028 students enrolled at the university's main campus in Tallahassee; 1,147 at the university’s branch campus in Panama City, Florida; and 422 at the branch campus in the Republic of Panama.

For over 65 years, FSU International Programs has been a nationally recognized leader in the field of international higher education, providing the life-changing opportunity to live, study, and intern at the University’s four international centers in Florence, Italy; London, England; Panama City, Republic of Panama; and Valencia, Spain. Prestigious FSU faculty members also lead Seminoles on study abroad programs across the globe. FSU consistently ranks among the top public universities in the nation for “long-term duration” of study abroad experiences thanks to its unique First Year Abroad program.

The Office of Distance Learning (ODL) provides leadership, policy guidance, faculty support and development, and other resources to promote, implement, facilitate, and assess University initiatives related to teaching enhancement and technology-mediated learning environments that support student academic achievement. ODL faculty and staff members collaborate with distance learning faculty and teaching assistants to promote instructional excellence at Florida State University through the use of effective educational and communications technologies; evidence-based instructional principles and strategies; and research studies on teaching innovations.

The Florida State University Center for Academic & Professional Development (CAPD) is the continuing education and academic program outreach entity for the campus, the community, and students. Housed in the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center, the experienced staff of CAPD support a variety of learning opportunities as they provide services to colleges, departments, and students on campus and online.

Library Holdings - All Branches


Electronic Resources

E-Books2,380,236
Databases652
Electronic Journals371,783

Print and Other Resources

Print Volumes in Libraries 2,380,236
Reference Transactions 17,156

The Libraries collections included above are Robert Manning Strozier Library (Main), Paul A. M. Dirac Science Library, Mildred and Claude Pepper Library, the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Library, and FSU Panama City-Florida Library and Learning Center. The following are designated dean-directed libraries: Warren Allen Music Library, College of Law Legal Research Center, College of Medicine Medical Library, and the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library in Sarasota, Florida. International Programs study centers in London, Florence, Valencia, and Panama also provide library services, resources, and spaces.