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2019 Fact Sheet


Student Information

2019 Student Enrollment by School/College

School/College Und Grad Law Med Uncl Total
Applied Studies 174 111 0 0 0 285
Arts & Sciences 8,924 1,770 0 0 0 10,694
Business 5,535 705 0 0 0 6,240
Communication & Information 1,577 712 0 0 0 2,289
Criminology & Criminal Justice 1,720 213 0 0 0 1,933
Dedman School of Hospitality 575 0 0 0 0 575
Education 931 1034 0 0 0 1,965
Engineering 1,857 266 0 0 0 2,123
Fine Arts 962 295 0 0 0 1,257
Human Sciences 1,822 129 0 0 0 1,951
Moran School of Enterpreneurship 758 8 0 0 0 766
Law 0 852 0 0 0 852
Medicine 781 205 0 480 0 1,466
Motion Picture Arts 105 70 0 0 0 175
Music 743 356 0 0 0 1,099
Nursing 732 76 0 0 0 808
Social Sciences & Public Policy 4,033 622 0 0 0 4,655
Social Work 252 796 0 0 0 1,048
Graduate School 0 14 0 0 0 14
Unclassified/Special 1,519 0 0 0 1,162 2,681
Total 33,000 8,234 0 480 1,162 42,876

Admission Statistics


Fall 2019 Entering Freshmen


Middle 50% Statistics

High School GPA 4.0-4.4
SAT 1250-1360
ACT Composite 28-31

Gender Distribution

Leading Counties, States, and High Schools of Origin

Counties

Leon4,550
Broward3,720
Miami-Dade3,200
Palm Beach2,986
Hillsborough2,448
Orange2,019
Duval1,500
Pinellas1,342
St. Johns988
Seminole897

High Schools

Coral Reef (Richmond Heights)92
H. B. Plant (Tampa)78
St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale)76
Lawton Chiles (Tallahassee)74
Marjory Stoneman Douglas (Parkland)67
Cypress Way (Weston)65
Bartram Trail (St. Johns)60
Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra Beach)60
Creekside (St. Johns)54
Riverview (Riverview)52

States

Florida34,929
Georgia1,000
New York385
North Carolina353
New Jersey345
Virginia292
Texas269
Pennsylvania239
Illinois225
California202

Distribution by Level

Full
Time
Part
Time
# of
Students
Average
Age
Freshman 5,387 72 5,459 18.5
Sophomore 6,841 261 7,102 19.3
Junior 8,489 825 9,314 20.9
Senior 9,104 2,021 11,125 22.4
Undergraduates 29,821 3,179 33,000 20.6
Graduates 5,911 2,803 8,714 29.4
Unclassified 310 852 1,162 27.1
Total Students 36,042 6,834 42,876 22.6

Merit, Achievement, & Hispanic Scholars

Merit Achievement Hispanic Total
New Freshmen 21 0 0 21
Other Undergrad. 71 0 0 71
Total 92 0 0 92

Annual Student (IPEDS) FTE


2018-19 Undergraduate FTE 32,251.4
2018-19 Graduate FTE 7,493.4
2018-19 Medical FTE (Headcount) 476.0
Total, 2018-19 IPEDS FTE 40,220.9

Detailed Student Credit Hours & FTE

Ethnicity Distribution


NumberPercent
American Indian65 0.2%
Asian1,191 2.8%
Black3,838 9.0%
Hispanic (of all race types)8,29619.3%
Native Hawaiian37 0.1%
Non Resident Alien (regardless of race)2,232 5.2%
White24,99058.3%
Multi-Race1,666 3.9%
Not Reported561 1.3%
Totals42,876100.0%

Retention and Graduation Rates - Freshmen entering FSU in Summer/Fall 2012

After: 1st
Year
2nd
Year
3rd
Year
4th
Year
5th
Year
6th
Year
Retention - 91.9% 87.8% 85.7% 84.2% 83.9%
Graduation 0.0% 0.5% 7.0% 66.0% 80.9% 82.9%

Campus Size


Main Campus: 485.5 acres in Tallahassee, Leon County.
Panama City Branch: 25.6 acres in Panama City, Bay County.

The University owns a total of 1,673.0 acres in Leon, Bay, Franklin, Collier, Sarasota, and Gadsden 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 Education. All other degrees are approved through the Board of Trustees of the Florida State University.

As of July 2019, the University offers:

104 degree programs at the Bachelor’s degree level;
111 degree programs at the Master’s degree level;
11 degree programs at the Specialist degree level;
67 degree programs at the Doctoral degree level;
2 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, and Doctoral degrees.

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

Degrees Awarded - Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019

School/College Bach Mast Spec Doc Juris Doc MD Total
Applied Studies 78 29 0 0 0 0 107
Arts & Sciences 2,230 282 0 165 0 0 2,677
Business 1,635 328 0 16 0 0 1,979
Communication & Information 459 223 1 10 0 0 693
Criminology & Criminal Justice 495 62 0 13 0 0 570
Education 261 217 43 72 0 0 593
Engineering 393 98 0 43 0 0 534
Entrepreneurship 156 0 0 0 0 0 156
Fine Arts 243 100 0 9 0 0 661
Hospitality 174 0 0 0 0 0 174
Human Sciences 628 24 0 9 0 0 661
Law 0 25 0 0 169 0 194
Medicine 29 13 0 4 0 114 160
Motion Picture Arts 25 31 0 0 0 0 56
Music 132 98 0 37 0 0 267
Nursing 113 5 0 24 0 0 142
Social Sciences/Public Policy 1,455 202 0 38 0 0 1,695
Social Work 67 219 0 1 0 0 287
The Graduate School 0 1 0 3 0 0 4
Total 8,573 1,957 44 444 169 114 11,301
Faculty and Staff Information

Traditional Faculty

Regular Salary Female Male Total
Full-time 913 1,182 2,095
Part-time 27 36 63
OPS 195 171 366
Total 1,135 1,389 2,524

Instructional Staff

Full & Part-time
Regular Salary1,620
OPS266
Graduate Assistants1,929
Total3,815

Filled Appointments (Medicine Excluded)

9 Month Positions1,293.08
9 Month Deans0.00
12 Month Positions568.83
12 Month Deans16.00
Total  Faculty1,877.91

University Employees

Pay Plan Regular Salary
Full-time
Regular Salary
Part-time
OPS Total
Traditional Faculty 2,095 63 366 2,524
Librarians 71 2 0 73
Lab School 123 0 0 123
Admin. & Professional 2,633 33 0 2,666
USPS 1,769 34 0 1,803
Graduate Assistants 0 0 3,237 3,237
Student Assistants 0 0 2,646 2,646
Work Study 0 0 614 614
Other Student Employees 0 0 202 202
Temporary Employees 0 0 1,208 1,208
Total Employees 6,691 132 8,237 15,096

Average 9 Month Faculty Salary


Avg Salary
Professor $137,335
Associate Professor $99,959
Assistant Professor $91,222
Other $75,647
University Information

Operating Budget


Officers of the University


President John Thrasher
Provost & Executive VP - Acad. Affairs Sally McRorie
VP for Faculty Development Janet Kistner
VP for Finance & Administration Kyle Clark
VP for Research Gary K. Ostrander
VP for Student Affairs Amy Hecht
VP for University Advancement Thomas W. Jennings
Assoc. VP for Governmental Relations Kathleen Daly
Assist. VP for University Communications Browning Brooks
Chief of Staff Elizabeth Hirst
General Counsel Carolyn Egan

Federal, State & Private Research Awards


2018-19 Federal, State & Private Research Awards:   $233,645,977

Campuses/Centers/Programs


In Fall 2019, there were 41,551 students enrolled at the university's main campus in Tallahassee; 926 at the university’s branch campus in Panama City, Florida; and 399 at the branch campus in the Republic of Panama.

FSU International Programs has over 60 years of experience and ranks 11th in the nation in providing students with extraordinary study abroad experiences. We offer more than 60 diverse study abroad opportunities, including year-round programs at our four permanent study centers in London, England; Florence, Italy; Panama City, Republic of Panama; and Valencia, Spain and summer-specific programs in over 20 locations around the world. Students can study or intern abroad for any fall, spring, spring break, or summer semester during their time at FSU. We also offer the unique First Year Abroad program, giving freshmen the opportunity to spend their entire first year abroad. Our programs can meet major and minor requirements, allowing students to earn FSU credit and continue on their degree path while making the most of small class sizes, individualized attention, and the opportunity to use a wide range of diverse cities as their textbooks. All classes are taught by FSU-accredited faculty in English, with the exception of foreign language courses. Choose to have an experience of a lifetime, study abroad with us!

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 The 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


Electronic Resources

E-Books2,846,897
Databases446
Electronic Journals335,627

All Branches

Print Volumes in Libraries 1,891,180
Reference Transactions 21,899

The Libraries collections included above are Robert Manning Strozier Library, Paul A.M. Dirac Science Library, Claude Pepper Library, Harold Goldstein Information Science Library, Warren Allen Music Library, the College of Engineering Library, the College of Law Library, the College of Medicine Library, FSU - Panama City branch campus Academic Resource Center, The Panama Canal Zone Branch Library, and the Library of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.