2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$12,684

Net Price

37%

Admitted

32%

Enrolled

83%

Graduation Rate

22/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Florida State University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 45,130. In 2021, there were 1,221 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #2 in Florida and ranks #64 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

1,221

Total Enrollment

45,130

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for Florida State University

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#2

Florida Rank

Combining ranking factors for 47 schools that offer psychology degrees in Florida, Florida State University ranks #2.

#64

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Florida State University ranks #64.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Florida State University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Educational Psychology, General Psychology and Medical Social Work. At the doctorate level Counseling and Applied Psychology, Educational Psychology, General Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy and Social Work are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPhD
Counseling and Applied Psychology304
Educational Psychology304
General Psychology6943215
Marriage and Family Therapy5
Medical Social Work307
Social Work973
Total Graduates79139931
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs
  • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 65,235 students applied to the Florida State University. The university admitted 37% and 32% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Florida universities is 12,348. On average, all Florida institutions admit 67% and 32% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Florida State University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 94%. Compared to all Florida four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for Florida State University is 83%, compared to 53% for all Florida universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 6%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare FSU to Florida Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Florida State University to the average of all Florida four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

FSU

65,235

Applicants

37%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

94%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

83%

Graduation Rate

FL Colleges

12,348

Applicants

67%

Percent Admitted

32%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 2,025 or 80% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 515 or 20% part-time faculty members employed at Florida State University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 1,615 or 64%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

FSU

22 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

80%

Percent Full-Time

20%

Percent Part-Time

64%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

FL Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Florida State University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $4,640, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $9,684 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,869.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Florida State University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Florida State University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,472
On-Campus Living Expenses$5,348
Total Living Expenses$16,820
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$4,640
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$22,460
In-State, Graduate Tuition$9,684
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,869
Total Graduate Expenses$11,553
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Florida State University is $12,684. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Florida State University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$4,950$5,438
$30,001 – $48,000$7,349$6,953
$48,001 – $75,000$11,506$10,733
$75,001 – $110,000$15,203$14,901
$110,001 and more$16,126$16,511
US Department of Education

Compare Florida State University to all Florida universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

FSU

$22,460

Cost to Attend

$9,413

Average Financial Aid

96%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,684

Net Price

FL Colleges

$37,581

Cost to Attend

$13,656

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$20,213

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 5,694 or 96%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 28,362 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $9,413.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid28,362$9,413
Pell Grants8,331$5,416
Federal Student Loans7,620$6,191
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Florida State University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

FSU

28,362

Grant or Scholarship Aid

64%

Grants or Scholarships

8,331

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

7,620

Federal Student Loans

17%

Federal Student Loans

FL Colleges

6,386

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

2,974

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

2,772

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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