Florida State University
The Florida State Institution, sometimes known simply as Florida State or FSU, is a public research university located in Tallahassee in the state of Florida. It has a prominent place in the hierarchy of Florida's state university system. It was established in 1851, making its current location in Florida's capital city the oldest continuously used site for a college or university.
More than 360 academic programmes, including professional school programmes, are available to students at Florida State University, which is comprised of 16 distinct schools, in addition to more than 110 centres, facilities, laboratories, and institutes. In 2021, the institution has 45,493 students enrolled from 130 different countries and all 50 of the United States. In addition to being the origin of the anti-cancer medicine Taxol, which is now available for purchase on the market, Florida State University is also home to Florida's sole national laboratory, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida, and one of the nation's biggest museum and university complexes are all run by the Florida State University in Tallahassee. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has granted the institution with its accreditation (SACS).
R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity is a category that includes Florida State University in its list of attributes. The university's spending on research and development (R&D) in 2020 were $350.4 million, placing it 75th among all institutions of higher education in the United States. The university's yearly economic effect is estimated to be $14 billion, and its annual budget is about $2.17 billion.
U.S. News & World Report placed Florida State University as the 19th best public university in the United States for the year 2022, and as the 55th best national university overall, including both public and private institutions.
Intercollegiate sports teams from Florida State University, most frequently referred to as the "Florida State Seminoles," participate in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) (ACC). The varsity sports teams at Florida State University have won a total of 20 national athletic championships during the course of the school's 113-year existence, while Seminole individuals have won 78 individual NCAA national titles in that time.