Florida State University Tallahassee

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The Florida State University (FSU) is an internationally recognized and accredited institution centrally located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida, but with additional campuses in London, Valencia, Florence and Panama.

Designated as a Carnegie Research University, the highest designation for American research institutions, FSU awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees each year to a diverse student body representing all 50 states, and over 130 countries.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, the Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Florida State University - Tallahassee campus

Tallahassee, Florida's capital city, is located within 30 minutes of the coast and numerous rivers and lakes. It is the perfect location for outdoor pursuits like biking, hiking, and kayaking or just sitting back and relaxing.

The FSU campuses have approximately 41,000 students, with 57% Female, 29% Minority; 4% International.


University fees for 2014/15 academic year at the FSU London campus are £9,900.

Campus housing costs are £7,800 for self-catering shared rooms in flats. These fees include a full range of cultural activities. At current exchange rates, tuition fees for the US are currently £14,040 for the year.


Gateway programme students are guaranteed housing at both their international campus and at FSU’s main campus in Tallahassee. Dormitories offer community-style living that allows students to meet and build relationship with their peers, all while staying informed and engaged with university events, activities, and opportunities.

International campuses are located in central city centers and are equipped with classrooms, libraries and study areas accessible for student needs.

Living Costs in the US

International Gateway Programme campus housing 2014 costs are £7,800 (c.€9,430) for self-catering shared rooms in flats. These fees include a full range of cultural activities. Twelve months housing and food in the US is around £7,500 (c.€9,225).


Read about British student Madeleine Hughes's experience of studying at FSU. 

Other courses at Florida State University Tallahassee

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A Star Future provides information and guidance to British students looking to pursue their undergraduate studies abroad.

Through our presentations in schools and our websites we aim to ensure that British-educated students are well informed about their choices.