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      211 Westcott Bldg
      Tallahassee, FL 32304

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      Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university that puts research into action for the benefit of our students and so... read more
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      Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university that puts research into action for the benefit of our students and society. With an impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, and an international reputation in the sciences and humanities, Florida State University is a demanding and intellectually stimulating environment for students and faculty.

      Florida State’s 16 schools and colleges offer more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a vast array of disciplines critical to society today. The new College of Medicine graduated its first class in 2005.

      Many units have programs that consistently rank among the nation’s top 25 public universities, including physics, chemistry, oceanography, statistics, ecology and evolutionary biology, meteorology, political science, psychology, sociology, criminology, information, creative writing, public policy, business and law.

      Florida State University’s arts programs—dance, film, music and theatre—rank among the finest in the world.

      At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs provide a range of offerings drawing on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.

      Florida State’s nearly 40,000 students have the opportunity to work and study alongside an outstanding faculty that includes Nobel Laureates, five members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, seven members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and two winners of the Pulitzer Prize. Faculty members lead several scholarly fields in citations to published work.

      Florida State University generated more than $160 million in external grant support in the fiscal year ending June 2005. Its library holdings rank among the top 30 public universities in the U.S., based on 2003-04 data. In addition to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, funded by the National Science Foundation, the university is at the cutting edge of research and its application to industry with research centers such as the Center for Advanced Power Systems, supported by the Office of Naval Research; the Reading Research Center; and the School of Computational Science.

      The University Honors Program connects the most highly talented and motivated students to the best educational opportunities available at a research university. Honors Program students partner with faculty members to achieve at the world-class level in research and creative activity.

      The university is widely known for offering extensive opportunities in research, Service Learning and Study Abroad. From its pioneering Learning Centers in residence halls to its Service Scholars, FSU creates a diverse and caring environment, and its talented undergraduate and graduate students take advantage of those opportunities to flourish. Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholar Garrett Johnson, an elite athlete and scholar committed to public service, FSU students are dedicated to academic excellence and to providing leadership in a complex world.

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