Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    582
  • Program Cost
    $20,100
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
821 AcademicWay
MC 1110
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1110, United States
Website

Founded in 1950, the College of Business at Florida State University is one of the nation’s youngest business schools, yet it has become one of the 10 largest in the U.S. Boasting a world-class faculty, the college offers eight undergraduate degrees with ten majors, six master’s degree programs and seven majors at the doctoral level through its five departments, which include Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing and Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate & Legal Studies. The college also has one independent, industry-specific program, the Dedman School of Hospitality.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    58%
  • Selectivity
    58%
  • Job Offers
    90%

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About Florida State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.55 GPA of All Applicants 3.55 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 46
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 0 to 120
Admissions Selectivity
58% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

582 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 582
73% 582
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 91
58% 58.0
58% 58.0
Female
33% 33
International
0% 0
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 1
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • ManagementMarketing
  • Operations Management
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Other Business
  • Finance
  • ManagementMarketing
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • The Florida State University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Central Florida
  • Virginia Polytechnic University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
3% 3
3% 3
680 to 709
0% 0
0% 0
650 to 679
3% 3
3% 3
620 to 649
29% 29
29% 29
590 to 619
19% 19
19% 19
560 to 589
10% 10
10% 10
530 to 559
26% 26
26% 26
500 to 529
6% 6
6% 6
Under 500
4% 4
4% 4
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Job offers within 3 months after graduation
90% College of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
50% 50
64% 63.699022556390986
50% Receive Offers
35% 35
58% 57.85206896551723
35% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
40% 40
21% 21.110859375
40% Receive Offers
55% 55
25% 24.93132867132867
55% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
87% Graduates seeking full-time employment
5% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $20,100
  • Budget $34,812
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $46,600
  • Budget $62,902
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$4,500 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
30 College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
60% 60
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 28
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Tegrity has made available for our professors to use in the classroom. The building was completely rewired and a faster network made available.

Students: Who are my classmates?

10% International Students
27% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
58% 58
Multiethnic
17% 17
Not Reported
10% 10
Student Citizenship
Asia
10% 10
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,786 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
3% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.