A PREEMINENT FLORIDA UNIVERSITYFIRST YEAR ADMISSIONS GUIDE
MAJORSCOLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCESActuarial ScienceAnthropologyBiochemistryBiological SciencesBiological ScienceCell and Molecular BiologyEcology, Evolution, andEnvironmental ScienceMarine BiologyPhysiology and NeurosciencePlant SciencesPre-Professional Health Sciences*ZoologyBiology/FSU-TeachChemical ScienceChemical ScienceChemical Sciences/FSU-TeachChemistryChemistryEnvironmental ChemistryClassicsClassical ArchaeologyClassical CivilizationsClassics and ReligionGreek and LatinComputational BiologyComputational Biology—BiologyComputational Biology—ComputerScienceComputational ScienceComputer CriminologyComputer Criminology—Computer ScienceComputer Programming &ApplicationsComputer ScienceComputer ScienceComputer Science (BA)CS Math/FSU-TeachEast Asian Languages andCulturesChinese/BusinessChinese and JapaneseChinese Language and CultureJapanese/BusinessJapanese Language and CultureEnglishCreative WritingEditing, Writing, and MediaLiteratureEnvironmental ScienceEnvironmental ScienceEnvironmental Science and PolicyEnvironmental Science/FSU-TeachFrenchFrenchFrench/BusinessFrench and GermanFrench and ItalianFrench and RussianFrench and SpanishGeologyGermanGermanGerman/BusinessGerman and ItalianGerman and RussianGerman and SpanishGreekHistoryInterdisciplinary HumanitiesHumanitiesWomen's StudiesItalianItalianItalian/BusinessItalian and RussianItalian and SpanishLatinMathematicsApplied and athematics/FSU-TeachMeteorologyApplied Geosciences/FSU-TeachMeteorologyMiddle Eastern StudiesNeuroscienceBehavioral NeuroscienceCell/Molecular NeurosciencePhilosophyPhysical SciencePhysicsPhysicsPhysics and AstrophysicsPhysics and MaterialsPsychologyReligionReligionReligion and ClassicsRussianRussianRussian/BusinessRussian and LEGE OF BUSINESSAccountingFinanceManagementHuman Resource ManagementManagementManagement Information SystemsMarketingMarketingProfessional SalesRetail ManagementReal EstateRisk Management—InsuranceCOLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION& INFORMATIONCommunication and DigitalMedia StudiesDigital Media ProductionMedia/Communication StudiesProfessional CommunicationAdvertisingPublic RelationsCommunication Science andDisordersInformation TechnologyInformation Communication andTechnologyInformation TechnologyCOLLEGE OF CRIMINOLOGY &CRIMINAL JUSTICEComputer CriminologyComputer Criminology—CriminologyCriminologyCOLLEGE OF EDUCATIONElementary EducationEnglish EducationSocial Science EducationSpecial EducationSpecial Education TeachingSport ManagementVisual DisabilitiesVisual Disabilities EducationVisual Disabilities StudiesCOLLEGE OF ENGINEERINGChemical & BiochemicalEngineeringBiomedical EngineeringChemical—Biomedical EngineeringChemical EngineeringChemical—Materials EngineeringCivil EngineeringCivil EngineeringEnvironmental Engineering—CivilComputer EngineeringElectrical EngineeringIndustrial EngineeringMechanical EngineeringCOLLEGE OF FINE ARTSDanceHistory and Criticism of ArtArt HistoryInterior DesignStudio ArtStudio Art (BA)Studio Art (BFA)TheatreActingMusic Theatre—TheatreTheatreCOLLEGE OF HUMANSCIENCESAthletic TrainingDieteticsExercise PhysiologyFamily and Child SciencesFood and NutritionFood and Nutrition ScienceCOLLEGE OF MEDICINEInterdisciplinary Medical SciencesCommunity Patient CareHealth Management, Policy andInformationClinical ProfessionsCOLLEGE OF MOTIONPICTURE ARTSMotion Picture ArtsAnimation and Digital ArtsMotion Picture Arts—ProductionCOLLEGE OF MUSICMusic EducationChoral Music EducationInstrumental Music EducationMusic EducationMusic—Liberal ArtsCommercial MusicJazzMusic—Liberal ArtsSacred MusicMusic PerformanceBrass PerformanceGuitar PerformanceHarp PerformanceMusic Theatre—MusicOrgan PerformancePercussion PerformancePiano PedagogyPiano PerformanceString PerformanceVoice PerformanceWoodwind PerformanceMusic Theory and CompositionMusic CompositionMusic TheoryMusic TherapyCOLLEGE OF NURSINGNursingNursingNursing—Accelerated BSNNursing—VeteransNursing—Veterans BSNCOLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES& PUBLIC POLICYAfrican-American StudiesAsian StudiesAsian StudiesAsian Studies/BusinessEconomicsEnvironment and SocietyGeographyEnvironmental StudiesGeographyInternational AffairsLatin-American and CaribbeanStudiesLatin-American & CaribbeanStudiesLatin-American & CaribbeanStudies/BusinessPolitical ScienceRussian and East EuropeanStudiesInterdisciplinary Social ScienceSociologyCOLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORKSocial WorkSocial WorkSocial Work (BSW)DEDMAN SCHOOL OFHOSPITALITYHospitality ManagementGlobal Club Management& LeadershipHospitality Management &TourismJIM MORAN COLLEGE OFENTREPRENEURSHIPEntrepreneurshipCommercial EntrepreneurshipRetail EntrepreneurshipSocial EntrepreneurshipRetail, Merchandising and ProductDevelopmentYou can view side-by-side comparisons of different majors that have similar courses, qualities, or career options by visiting academic-guide.fsu.edu/major comparisons.html.For the most up-to-date listings of undergraduate programs, combined-degree programs, majors, and major requirements,please refer to academic-guide.fsu.edu.KEY: All degrees are in GARNET, and majors or tracks within degree programs are in BLACK.*Includes Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Physician’s Assistant.
STUDENT LIFEFSU strongly encourages students to get involved on campus. OurEngage 100 initiative connects, engages, and challenges you duringyour time at FSU. For more information, visit engage100.fsu.edu. Withover 650 organizations and clubs on campus, we have extracurricularoptions for everyone. Discover your best fit at union.fsu.edu/sac/get-involved. You’ll find lots of options offered by the Leach StudentRecreation Center, Intramural and Club Sports Programs, OutdoorPursuits, and the FSU Reservation. If you want to keep working out,playing sports, or just catch some R&R, check out campusrec.fsu.edu.
AT A GLANCEFLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY—A PREEMINENT FLORIDA UNIVERSITY93%RetentionRate297ACADEMICAND PROFESSIONALDEGREES, INCLUDINGMEDICINE AND LAW#1FOUR-YEARGRADUATION RATEAMONG PUBLICUNIVERSITIES INFLORIDA.42,876 TotalU.S. News & WorldReport’s “Best Colleges,”202021:1Student-toFaculty RatioENROLLMENT33,000 Undergraduates#181851Oldest, continuous siteof higher educationin FloridaTallahasseeThe Tallahasseecampus is 485 acres.#7FSU is one of themost environmentallyfriendly campuses in America.College Magazine, 2019For a complete listing of FSU’s highlights and rankings, please visit fsu.edu/highlights/rankings.html.
HOW TO APPLYSTEP1STEP2STEP3Apply online at admissions.fsu.edu.Create your Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR) at admissions.fsu.edu/freshman/ssarusing your official high school transcript as a guide. To learn more about the SSAR, view our FAQand how-to videos at admissions.fsu.edu/freshman/ssar/videos.Complete the following items on the Application Status Check (admissions.fsu.edu/StatusCheck) bythe application deadline: STEP4Self-report all ACT and/or SAT test scores.Link your SSAR by copying the 32-character code from your SSAR account.Choose one essay question found at admissions.fsu.edu/freshman/#essay and upload it.Upload one resume.Complete the Residency Declaration Form found at admissions.fsu.edu/residency.Log in to the Application Status Check regularly at admissions.fsu.edu/StatusCheck to monitor thestatus of your application.NOTES:If you plan to major in dance, film (animtion or production), music, studio art, or theatre, contact the academicdepartment directly for specific major requirements.To apply to the University Honors Program, on the admissions application students should select Yes to thequestion “Are you interested in the Honors Program?” By selecting Yes, the supplemental application willappear on the Application Status Check. The Honors Program application deadline is December 1.DEADLINES 2020-2021December 1, 2020 isthe priority deadline foradmission and meritscholarship consideration.Students who completean application byDecember 1 will receivean admission decision onFebruary 18, 2021. Thefinal application deadlineis March 1, 2021. Studentssubmitting an applicationafter December 1, 2020will receive an admissiondecision on a rolling basisbeginning in March.2020 ADMITTED STUDENT PROFILEApplication &All SupportingDocuments Due By:Fall TermACADEMIC CORE GPA: 4.1–4.5SAT: 1290–1410ACT: 29–32DEC 1Summer TermPRIORITY ADMISSIONDecisionAvailable Online:FEB 18ACADEMIC CORE GPA: 3.8–4.3SAT: 1190–1310ACT: 26–30Seminole PathwaysACADEMIC CORE GPA: 3.6–4.2SAT: 1210–1270ACT: 25–28* Each profile represents the middle 50% of studentsadmitted for that term/program.
BEST VALUEKIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE “BEST COLLEGE VALUE,” 2019FINANCESOUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTFINANCIAL ASSISTANCEFSU offers admission on a need-blind basis. To beconsidered for financial aid you must complete the2021–2022 Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)at fafsa.ed.gov. The application is available beginningOctober 1, and you should complete it no later thanDecember 1 for priority consideration. Studentsadmitted for the summer term should complete the2020–2021 AND the 2021–2022 FAFSA. For moreinformation, visit DMISSIONS SCHOLARSHIPSScholarships offered by the Office of Admissions aretypically awarded at the time of acceptance as a firstyear student. All accepted students are automaticallyconsidered for a scholarship. The scholarship criteriacan vary from year to year depending on the qualityof the incoming class and the funds available.Students will only receive one merit scholarshipfrom the Office of Admissions but may be eligiblefor additional financial assistance by completing theFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).For more information, visit admissions.fsu.edu/freshman/finances.FLORIDA RESIDENTTUITION & FEES 6,516 21,683HOUSING 6,880 6,880MOST POPULAR MEAL PLAN 4,396 4,396BOOKS & SUPPLIES 1,000 1,000TOTAL 18,792 33,959The totals above are based on Fall & Spring, 15hours-per-semester. They do not include the cost ofhealth insurance. Students who do not show proofof existing, comparable coverage may enroll in theschool-sponsored plan at a cost of 2,786/year.
LIVING & LEARNINGCAMPUS DININGOPTIONS28Visit seminoledining.comfor more information.INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMSVisit international.fsu.eduto discover study-abroadopportunities through FSU’sInternational Programs, GlobalExchanges, Global Scholars, andBeyond Borders Programs.THE HONORS, SCHOLARS,AND FELLOWS HOUSEAt the HSF House, studentsare encouraged to challengethemselves, discover newways of thinking, and engagein scholarly activities at hsf.fsu.edu.40 AcademicProgramsIN20 LocationsCAMPUS HOUSINGLiving on campushas a positive effecton student success.Visit housing.fsu.edu/about-us to take avirtual tour.TOP 15FSU’s InternationalPrograms is consistentlyranked in the top 15 inthe U.S.
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Nursing—Accelerated BSN Nursing—Veterans Nursing—Veterans BSN African-American Studies Asian Studies . Discover your best fit at union.fsu.edu/sac/ get-involved. You’ll find lots of options offered by the Leach Student . OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENT FLORIDA RESIDEN