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FSU College Highlights and Selected National Rankings

(As of December 2023)

Undergraduate Research

FSU is leading a growing movement to involve undergraduate students in the highest levels of academic engagement, helping students take advantage of the very best a preeminent research university has to offer. Through their participation in research, innovation and creative endeavors, undergraduate students become better thinkers, innovators and problem solvers, cultivating a depth of understanding needed to make a positive difference in the world.

About 25 percent of FSU undergraduate students currently conduct out-of-class research with research mentors, with hundreds of FSU undergraduates co-authoring research publications and presentations with faculty members and graduate students every year. The university's signature undergraduate research program, the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, helps students from any major participate in undergraduate research by serving as research assistants to faculty members and others across campus.

"Best Value" Public University

˿Ƶ consistently delivers an affordable, high-quality education and offers distinctive opportunities to engage its students.FSU has been named the No.8Best Value Collegein the nationamong public colleges and universities according toU.S. News & World Report's"Best Colleges 2024" guidebook.

˿Ƶcontinues to be a strong investment with the highest-rated credit of any public university in the state of Florida with an AA+ rating by S&P and Fitch and an equivalent Aa1 rating by Moody's.

Top Ranked Programs

˿Ƶ Universityreaffirmedits place in the Top 25 among national public universities in the latestU.S. News & World Reportrankings. FSU is number 23 on the list, marking thefifthconsecutive year that the university placed in the Top 25.FSU has also scored its highest-ever ranking among national universities (both public and private) at No. 53.The rankings appear inU.S. News & World Report's"Best Colleges2024" guidebook.U.S. Newsalso ranked 20 of FSU's graduate programs and specialties in the Top 25 among public universities in 2022.The Journal of Criminal Justice Educationranked ˿Ƶ'sCollege of Criminology and Criminal Justicefaculty No. 1 in the nation for research productivity and influence, 2023.U.S. News & World Report's,"Best Graduate Schools,"2021 edition, ranks theSchool of Information'sschool library media program No. 1.College Choice, a leading online authority on college rankings and resources ranks FSU's doctoral degree program inSport Managementthe top program in the nation, 2020. FSU'sCollege of Motion Picture Artsis ranked No. 15 in the nation among all colleges and universities and No. 4 among public schools byThe Hollywood Reporter, "Top 25 Film Schools," 2023. Filmschool.org also ranked FSU No. 1 in the category of "Best Affordable Film School" for 2022. ˿Ƶ also ranks No. 19 inThe Hollywood Reporter'sTop 25 drama schools, 2022, reaffirming the School of Theatre as a mainstay in the publication's annual list of best schools for an acting degree.Numerous other programs at ˿Ƶ rank in theTop 5.

Prestigious Awards

˿Ƶ is one of the nation's top research institutions for producing Fulbright U.S. Scholars and students. Three FSU faculty scholars earned Fulbright grants for 2022-2023 along with nine student Fulbright Scholars receiving awards in 2022-2023.

˿Ƶ was selected for the top award in international education and study abroad programming by the Association for Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU). FSU also won the 2021 Degree Completion Award from the APLU, recognized as the most prominent award in the country for student success. Thenational student affairs organization, NASPA, has also recognized FSU in its First-Gen Forward Cohort for the university's demonstrated commitment to advancing first-generation student success.

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, a professor at FSU's School of Dance and founder of Urban Bush Women, received the 2021 MacArthur Fellowship – also known as the "genius grant" – for using the power of dance and artistic expression to celebrate the voices of Black women and promote civic engagement and community organizing. In 2022, Zollar was awarded the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize – one of the most prestigious awards in the American arts, given annually to an individual who has "made an outstanding contribution to the beauty of the world and to mankind's enjoyment and understanding of life."

Best for Vets

U.S. News & World Report currently ranks ˿Ƶ No. 30 overall and No. 23 among public universities in its "Best National Universities for Veterans" rankings, which are published annually.

In addition, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Programs for Veterans" has the College of Education at No. 7 nationally for its online graduate Education program for veterans; the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at No. 6 nationally and No. 5 among public universities and No. 4 for educating veterans in its online Criminal Justice graduate program; the College of Communication and Information at No. 4 nationally in the "Online Graduate Program for Veterans in Information Technology" rankings; and the College of Business at No. 26 overall in the "Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans".

Diversity

For a seventh consecutive year, ˿Ƶ University has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as a Diversity Champion in higher education. FSU is one of only 16 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the award by the magazine, which is the nation's largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

˿Ƶ's continuing efforts to move diversity and inclusion to the forefront of the university mission have also received national recognition as the institution earnedINSIGHT Into Diversity's"Higher Education Excellence in Diversity" (HEED) Award in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023, which annually recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

In 2022, for the sixth year in a row, ˿Ƶ's College of Medicine earned the Health Professions HEED Award. The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), named FSU as one of the top 10 "Access Improver" institutions in the nation for its outstanding efforts in supporting and educating traditionally underrepresented students.

Of more than 140 U.S. medical schools, the FSU College of Medicine is one of three to be among the top 20 in enrollment of both Black and Hispanic students. Its enrollment of Hispanic students is more than double the national average, according to Association of American Medical Colleges data, 2020.

Outstanding Athletics

Since it began fielding intercollegiate athletic teams following WWII in 1947, the Seminoles have won 18 national championships in nine sports, including the 2014, 2018 and 2021 NCAA Soccer Championships and the 2018 NCAA Softball Championship. The Seminole football program won its third national title in 2013.

FSU has captured five team national championships in the past nine years. Of the school's 18 national titles, seven have come since 2006.

In 2022-23, ˿Ƶ had five sports finish among the Top Five nationally, including softball who reached the national championship series with Oklahoma.

Since joining the ACC in 1992, the Seminoles have won 105 ACC team championships in 14 different sports. Forty-two of those titles have come in the past 10 seasons.

Over the last 13 years FSU athletics has placed in the top 10 of the Learfield Directors' Cup standings five times and among the top five twice. FSU has finished 15thor better in the standings in 14 of the last 16 years. The Seminoles have ranked as the ACC's first or second overall athletics program three times in the last six complete seasons.

Leading the State of Florida

FSU'srecord retention rate, which measures how many first-year students stay enrolled from one fall semester to the next fall, reached 96% for the first time in FSU history.The recordfour-year graduation rate is amongthehighestinthe country at 75%. FSU's six-year graduation rate rose to a record 83 percent, also among the highest in the nation.Highest percentage of alumnigiving back than any university in Florida. Highest amount ofNational Science Foundationresearch and development expenditures in the state. College of Law is the No. 1 law school in Florida injob placementԻԳٲԲone of the highest passing rateson the Florida Bar Exam.

Rankings

U.S.
1 College of Business Faculty:
No. 1 in percentage of published faculty among business schools at Carnegie-classified public universities, according toBusiness Analyticswhich compiles data related to research productivity. The ranking is based on the latest data available: 2021-2022 faculty members and their last four years of publications (2018-2021).
1 College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Faculty Research:
No. 1 ranked faculty in the nation for research productivity and influence among faculty in their field, according to a quantitative assessment in theJournal of Criminal Justice Education, 2023.

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School of Information, School Library Media Program:
No. 1,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2022, and its Services for Children and Youth program is ranked No.3 among public universities and No. 3overall.
1 College of Law, Black Law Students Association (BLSA):
For the third year in a row, FSU's Black Law Students Association placed first in the Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition at the Southern Region of the BLSA's 2022 convention.
1 College of Law, Moot Court Team:
The FSU College of Law Moot Court Team took first place in a national moot court competition four weeks in a row! The team won the 2021 Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition; The 2021 UCLA School of Law Cybersecurity Moot Court Competition; The 2021 Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition; and the 2021 National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law.
1 College of Law, Moot Court Team:
For a second year in a row, the FSU College of Law Moot Court Team took first place at the UCLA School of Law Cybersecurity Moot Court Competition. In addition to winning the national competition, the team won the Best Brief Award, March 2022.
1 College of Law, Trial Team:
The FSU College of Law Trial Team won first place in the Fourth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. National Civil Rights Competition. Twenty-two law school teams participated in the competition, including Harvard University, which FSU Law defeated in the final round of competition.

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National High Magnetic Field Laboratory:
The only national lab in Florida. Holds the most world records for the most powerful magnets on Earth.

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APLU Degree Completion Award:
˿Ƶ University won the 2021 Degree Completion Award from The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The national award acknowledges FSU's comprehensive efforts to support all students in earning their degrees and is recognized as the most prominent in the country for student success.

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Askew School of Public Administration and Policy:
Shanghai Rankinglists the Askew School No. 2 nationally and No. 6 globally in its 2023 Global Rankings of Academic Subjects. The ranking considers academic excellence, research output, influence, international collaboration and international academic awards.

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College of Law, Student Quality of Life:
The FSU College of Law is the second best law school in the nation for Student Quality of Life according to Princeton Review's Best Law Schools, 2023 rankings.
3 College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, Kinesiology Doctoral Program:
FSU's doctoral studies program in kinesiology is No. 3 in the nation, according to the latestNational Academy of Kinesiologyrankings,2023.
3 College of Education, Online Graduate Specialty Program:
No. 3 overall and No. 3 among public institutions: Online Graduate Specialty Program in Educational Administration and Supervision,U.S. News & World Report,2023 Best Online Programs.
3 College of Fine Arts Department of Interior Architecture & Design:
FSU's Interior Architecture & Design's bachelor's degree is ranked No. 3 among the Top 15 best bachelor's in interior design degree programs, according toCollegeRank, 2022.
3 College of Education, Online Graduate Specialty Program:
No. 3 overall and No. 3 among public institutions Online Graduate Specialty Program in Special Education,U.S. News & World Report,2023 Best Online Programs.
4 College of Business, Dr. William T. Hold/The National Alliance Program in Risk Management and Insurance:
No. 4 among all specialty programs nationwide,according toU.S. News & World Report's,"Best Colleges 2024" Guidebook.
4 College of Fine Arts, School of Dance:
No. 4 School of Dance in the country, according toBackstage Magazine, a leading entertainment industry trade publication, 2023.Backstagetouted FSU's outstanding facilities, skill-building curriculum, performance opportunities for dancers, post college prep and notable alumni.

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Dedman College of Hospitality:
No. 4 Hospitality Program in the country, and No. 13 in the world, according to theShanghaiRanking Consultancy'sGlobal Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2022.
4 World Affairs Program:
The ˿Ƶ University World Affairs Program capped a successful year of Model United Nations competitions by earning the No. 4 spot in the world rankings,Best Delegate, 2020-2021.

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College of Communication and Information, School of Information's Online Graduate Program:
No. 5 among the nation's best online graduate programs in information technology and No. 3 among public universities, U.S. News & World Report, 2023, Best Online Programs. The Master of Science in Information Technology degree offered by the college's School of Information is also ranked No. 4 for veterans.
5 College of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Online Graduate Program:
No. 5 master's degree program in criminal justice studies nationally and No. 4 among public universities. For veterans, the online program ranked No. 3, U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Online Programs.

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Internationalization/Study-Abroad Programs:
˿Ƶ University ranks fifth among institutions overall and third among public universities for study-abroad enrollments, third in short-term study-abroad enrollments, and fourth overall in enrollment for long-term study abroad programs, according to theInstitute of International Education, Open Doors2023 Report.
5 Top College for Free Expression:
˿Ƶ University is the No. 5 College for Free Expression in the nation, according to the 2023-2024 College Free Speech Rankings published by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, (FIRE).
6 Best Student Life in America:
Niche, a research company that produces an annual ranking of colleges and universities based on federal data and student reviews, ranked FSUNo. 6for Best Student Life in America, 2023, and the best university in the state of Florida for student life.

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College of Business Faculty Research Activity:
No. 6 in overall research activity at Carnegie-classified public universities, based on the Scholarly Research Index, according toAcademic Analyticswhich compiles data related to research productivity. The ranking is based on the latest data available: 2021-2022 faculty members and their last four years of publications (2018-2021).
6 College of Business, Real Estate Program:
No. 6 among public schools nationwide, according toU.S. News & World Report's,"Best Colleges 2024" Guidebook.

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College of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Graduate Program:
No. 7 in the nation and No. 7 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report,"Best Graduate Schools," 2022.
7 College of Education, Online Graduate Specialty Program:
No. 7 overall and No. 7 among public institutions: Online Graduate Specialty Program in Educational/Instructional Media Design,U.S. News & World Report,2023 Best Online Programs.
7 College of Law, Best Professors:
The FSU College of Law is the No. 7 law school in the nation for Best Professors according to Princeton Review's 2023 law school rankings.
7 Online Certificate in Financial Planning:
˿Ƶ University’s Instructor-Led Online Certificate in Financial Planning is the No. 7 ranked CFP Certificate Program in the nation,WealthManagement.com, 2021.
7 College of Medicine, Direct Patient Care in Professional Shortage Areas:
No. 7 in the nation among public universities and No. 11 overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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Best Value Public University:
No.8,Best Value College in the nation among public colleges and universities, according toU.S. News & World Report's"Best Colleges 2024" guidebook.

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College of Nursing/NIH Support:
The ˿Ƶ University College of Nursing is ranked No. 8 nationally among all schools or hospitals with nursing programs and No. 5 among public institutions that receive funding from the National Institutes of Health, according totheBlue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, 2023.

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College of Education, Online Graduate Specialty Program:
No. 9 overall and No. 9 among public institutions: Online Graduate Specialty Program in Curriculum & Instruction,U.S. News & World Report,2023 Best Online Programs.

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Top Public Universities:
˿Ƶ University ranked No. 11 among all public universities in the United States by, a research company that produces in-depth profiles of every school and college in the United States. The company examines data from the U.S. Department of Education on academics, admissions, finances and student life. The 2024 ranking reflects the strength of FSU's national and international reputation among students and alumni. Niche is the second most popular college ranking in the country according to a 2023 survey of 800 high school graduates byArt & Science Group.

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Best School for Making an Impact:
FSU is ranked No.11 among public colleges and universities,"Best Schools for Making an Impact," 2021,The Princeton Review.

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School of Information:
No. 11 among the nation's top schools for a master's degree in library and information studies and No. 10 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2022.

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Department of Mathematics:
No. 11 among the nation's top schools for the number of doctorates awarded, with a total of 342 doctoral degrees conferred from 2000 to 2019,Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED),2022.
12 College of Medicine, Medical School Diversity:
No.12in the nation among public universities and No. 16overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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College of Business, Online MBA Specialty in Business Analytics:
No. 13 overall and No. 9 among public institutions, U.S. News & World Report,2023 Best Online Programs.
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College of Education, Graduate Program:
No. 13 in the nation among public universities and No. 21 overall, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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College of Education, Higher Education Administration:
No.13in the nation among public universities and No.21overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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College of Education, Student Counseling Program:
No.13in the nation among public universities and No.16overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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Counseling & Psychological Services, (CAPS):
CAPS ranks No.13in the nation in supporting and promoting the health and wellness of students through counseling and health services, according to The Princeton Review's "Best Student Support and Counseling Services," 2024.

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College of Business, Online MBA Specialty in Marketing:
No. 14 overall and No. 8 among public institutions,U.S. News & World Report, 2021 Best Online Programs.

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Best Schools for Internships:
FSU is ranked No.14 among public colleges and universities,"Best Schools for Internships," 2021,The Princeton Review.
14 University Health Services, (UHS):
FSU's University Health Services has earned the No.14 spot in the nation for Best Health Services, according to The Princeton Review, 2024. UHS provides a full range of medical services and outreach programs with a focus on patient-centered care, public health, student development and staff development.
15 College of Motion Picture Arts:
The FSU Film School is ranked No. 15in the nation among all colleges and universities, and No. 4 among public schools byThe Hollywood Reporter, "Top 25 Film Schools," 2023.
15 School of Public Affairs, Local Government Management Program:
No.15in the nationand No. 13 among public universities,U.S. News & WorldReport's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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America's Best Large Employers:
No. 16 on the list of "America's Best Large Employers within the education sector,Forbes.com, 2021.

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College of Business, Management Information Systems Undergraduate Program:
No. 16 Management Information Systems Program among public schools according toU.S. News & World Report's,"Best Colleges 2022" Guidebook.

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College of Business, MBA Specialty in Real Estate:
No. 16overall and No. 8 among publicuniversities,U.S. News & World Report, "Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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Department of Political Science:
FSU's Department of Political Science is No. 16 in the nation in faculty research productivity among all U.S. doctoral programs, according to a study published by theAmerican Political Science Association, 2023.

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College of Education, Curriculum & Instruction Program:
No. 18 in the nation among public universities and No. 24 overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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College of Education, Special Education Program:
No. 19among public universities, and No. 21 in the nation,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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School of Public Affairs, Public Management and Leadership Program:
No.19in the nationand No. 12 among public universities,U.S. News & WorldReport's "Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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School of Theatre:
˿Ƶ ranks No. 19 inThe Hollywood Reporter'sTop 25 drama schools, 2022, reaffirming the School of Theatre as a mainstay in the publication's annual list of best schools for an acting degree. The School of Theatre Graduate Acting Program has also been recognized by the publication as one of the Top 25 Best College Drama Programs around the world in 2022.
20 College of Business, Accounting Department:
FSU's accounting faculty placed in the Top 20 globally in five research areas, while seven of its faculty members placed in the global Top 100 in their respective research areas, according to the latestBrigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings,2022.

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College of Education, Educational Administration:
No.20in the nation among public universities and No.29overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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College of Education, Elementary Teacher Education Program:
No. 20in the nation, and No. 16 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2022.

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College of Law, Tax Law Program:
No. 20in the nationamong public universitiesand No.45 overall, "Best Graduate Schools,"U.S. News & World Report, 2023.

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School of Communication Science & Disorders, Speech Language Pathology Program:
No. 20among the nation's top speech-language pathology programsand No. 15 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools,"2021.

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School of Public Affairs, Public Finance and Budgeting:
No. 20in the nationand No. 15 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2022.

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College of Business,non-MBA Graduate OnlineProgram:
No. 21best online graduate programs overall in management information systems and risk management and insurance and No.16among public institutions,U.S. News & World Report, 2023Best Online Programs.

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College of Fine Arts Department of Art:
No. 21 among national public universities in the Best Graduate Fine Arts Programs category, and No. 42 overall,U.S. News & World Report,"Best Graduate Schools," 2021.

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College of Law, Environmental Law Program:
No. 21in the nationand No. 9 among public universities,"Best Graduate Schools,"U.S. News & World Report, 2023.

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College of Medicine, Primary Care Specialties:
No. 21 in the nation among public universities and No. 45 overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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Department of Political Science, Graduate Program:
No.21 among public universities and No. 41 overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2022.

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Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship:
No. 21 Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship Program in the nation. The college also ranks as the No. 1 and No. 2 public programs in Florida and the Southeast, respectively, according toThe Princeton Review, 2023.

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Top Public Universities:
No. 23,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Colleges 2024" guidebook.

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College of Education, Educational Psychology Program:
No. 23in the nation, and No. 17 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2022.
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College of Law:
No. 24in the nation among public universities and No.47overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools,"2023.

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College of Education, Online Graduate Program:
No. 25 nationally – No. 24 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Online Programs.

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Public Affairs, Graduate Program:
No.26best public affairs school in the nationamong public universities, and No. 39 overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools,"2023-2024.

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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Graduate Program:
No. 27 in the nation among public universities and No. 49 overall,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Graduate Program:
No.27 in the nation and No. 18 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report's"Best Graduate Schools," 2021.

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College of Social Work, Graduate Program:
No. 27 in the nation among public universities and No. 42 overall, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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College of Business, Part-Time MBA Program:
No. 28 among public part-time, campus-based MBA programs, and No. 40 overall,U.S. News & World Report, "Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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College of Business, Undergraduate Accounting Program:
No. 30 Accounting Program among public schools according toU.S. News & World Report's,"Best Colleges 2024" guidebook.

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Department of Statistics, Graduate Program:
No.30in the nationand No. 21 among public universities,U.S. News & WorldReport's"Best Graduate Schools," 2023.

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College of Business, Online MBA Program:
No. 32 best online MBA program among public universities and No. 44 overall, U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Online Programs.

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College of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program:
No. 33 in the nation and No. 24 among public universities, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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College of Education, International Rankings:
No. 38 in the 2023Times Higher Educationrankings. The list includes 655 universities from around the world that are leading in the disciplines of education, teacher training, and academic studies in education.

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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Industrial Engineering Graduate Program:
No. 42 among public institutions,U.S. News & World Report's" Best Graduate Schools," 2023-2024.

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FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Online Graduate Program:
No. 49 among public universities,U.S. News & World Report, 2023 Best Online Programs.
Florida

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Four-Year Graduation Rate:
FSU has one of the best four-year graduation rates of any public university in Florida. At 75 percent, it's also among the highest four-year graduation rates in the State University System's history.

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Best Value College:
˿Ƶ consistently delivers an affordable, high-quality education and offers distinctive opportunities to engage its students.FSU is ranked the highest Best Value College among the state universities in Florida, according toU.S. News & World Report's"Best Colleges 2022" guidebook.

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Best Student Life in Florida:
Niche, a research company that produces an annual ranking of colleges and universities based on federal data and student reviews, ranked FSU the best university in the state of Florida for student life.
1 College of Business, Accounting Department:
FSU's accounting faculty placed No. 1 in Florida and in the top 20 globally in five research areas, according to the latestBrigham Young University Accounting Research Rankings,2022.

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Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship:
No. 1 Undergraduate School for Entrepreneurship Programs in Florida and No. 2 in the Southeast, according toThe Princeton Review,2023.

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College of Medicine:
˿Ƶ's College of Medicine received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

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College of Nursing/NIH Support:
The ˿Ƶ University College of Nursing is No. 1 in the state of Florida among nursing programs that receive funding from the National Institutes of Health, according totheBlue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, 2023.

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National Science Foundation Funding:
Receives more in National Science Foundation funding than any other university in the state.

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Age-Friendly University:
˿Ƶ is the first university in Florida and the first in the South to be named a member of the Age-Friendly University Initiative, an international effort to highlight the role higher education plays in meeting the challenges and opportunities of an aging population.

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Top College for Free Expression:
˿Ƶ University is the No.5 College for Free Expression in the nation in the 2023-2024 College Free Speech Rankings published by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, (FIRE). FSU is the highest-rated university from the state of Florida on the list.

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Seminole Legacy Golf Club:
˿Ƶ University'sSeminole Legacy Golf Clubhas been named one of the'Top 30 Golf Courses' in Florida by GOLF.com, placing No. 15 on the prestigious list. The 2022-23 ranking by GOLF's expert raters included both public and private golf courses across the Sunshine State.