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Florida State University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$10,304/ year
Poll
61%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.373 responses
Poll
67%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.691 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,048/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 1,346 responses
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  • Chick fil a
    21%
  • Starbucks
    13%
  • The Food Court in the Union
    13%
  • Einstein Bagels
    13%
  • Subway
    9%
  • Denny's
    7%
  • The dining halls are good too.
    5%
65%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.384 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
A
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
A+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 388 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    60%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    37%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    2%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

Safety

Safety
C
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
74%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.461 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 287 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    30%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    53%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    13%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 374 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    22%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    61%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Swimming, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Volleyball, Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Swimming, All Track Combined
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 647 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    36%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    62%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    3%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    0%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 531 responses
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  • Football Games
    21%
  • Football season is amazing!
    16%
  • Planting of the Spear
    16%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Fountain Fling
    9%
  • College of Music Performances
    7%
  • Greek Life events
    7%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 410 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    35%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    47%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    10%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    2%
  • Parties? What parties?
    7%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 212 responses
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  • Home sports game days
    25%
  • Too many to count.
    17%
  • ESPN College Game Day
    13%
  • The 2013 National Championship Game
    10%
  • National Championship Game
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Home games and homecoming
    7%
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