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Office of Institutional Research

Fact Book

The 2017-18 Florida State University Fact Book provides the most current data available for a general description of the activities of the university. Student information is provided through the Fall 2017 semester, or the 2017-18 academic year for annual figures. Other data are as current as could be obtained at the time of publication. If you have questions or need any information about the fact book, please contact Heather Epstein-Diaz

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2017-18 Fact Book (PDF Version)

Table of Contents

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Executive Summary of Statistics
Mission, Vision, and Strategic Priorities of Florida State University1
Florida State University Perspective & the Official Seal of the University2
History of Florida State University4
Florida State University Colleges and Schools8
Governing Boards - Florida State University's Board of Trustees8
Governing Boards - State University System10
Historical Presidents and Current Officers of the University11
Operating Budget, 2017-1812
Education and General Allocated Resources by Program Component 2017-1813
External Sources for Research, Service, and Training Funds14
Organizational Structure15
Tallahassee/Leon County, Florida16
Student Characteristics, Fall 201718
Admission Statistics19
New Student Headcount by Residency20
Headcount Enrollment (by Gender, Ethnicity, Level, Status, Campus, and Age), Fall Semesters22
Headcount Enrollment (by School/College), Fall Semesters23
Geographical Origin of Students by Florida County, Fall Semesters24
Geographical Origin of Students by State, Fall Semesters26
Geographical Origin of Students by Country, Fall 201728
Geographical Origin of First Time in College (FTIC) Students by Florida County, Fall 201729
First Time in College (FTIC) Students by High School and State, Fall 201730
Florida Community/Junior/State College Transfers to FSU31
Retention & Graduation Rates for Full-Time FTICs32
Retention & Graduation Rates for Full-Time FTICs - Graphs33
Retention & Graduation Rates for Full-Time Transfers34
Retention & Graduation Rates for Full-Time Transfers - Graphs35
Total Student Credit Hours by Course Level and Class Level, Fall 201736
State Fundable student Credit Hours by Department, Fall 201737
State Fundable student Credit Hours and Headcount by Level/Semester40
Annual Full-Time Equivalent (National Standard FTE) Enrollment (2011-12 through 2016-17 by Department)41
Annual FTE Enrollment by College (National Standard FTE)49
Headcount Summaries by Academic Department (Fall 2015 - Fall 2017)50
Headcount Summaries by College, Fall Semesters (Fall 2013 - Fall 2017)53
Degrees Awarded by Program: 2015-16 (Summer, Fall, Spring)55
Degrees Awarded by College by Year (Summer, Fall, Spring)58
Enrollment History: Headcount by Level60
Residence of Alumni by State61
Residence of Alumni by Florida County62
Panama City Campus Student Headcount Enrollment, Fall Semesters63
Distance Learning Course Enrollment and Student Credit Hours66
Enrollment by Location (Campus, Site, International Location)67
Faculty Characteristics and Citations69
Faculty Positions70
Fall Headcount & Annual Fundable Student FTE per Filled Faculty Positions71
Mean Salary by Rank for Nine-Month Filled Faculty, 2017-1872
Faculty Salary Trends73
College of Medicine Faculty74
State Appropriated Employee Raise Information - Percentages75
Sources of Doctoral Degree, Instructional Faculty76
Faculty Senate77
Tenured Faculty by Age, 2017-1877
Full-Time Employees by Occupational Category, Ethnicity & Gender, Fall 201778
Eminent Scholar Chairs81
Eppes, Daisy Parker Flory, and McKenzie Professors82
The President & Provost's Named Professorship Program83
Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professors85
Florida State University Distinguished Teachers86
University Teaching Awards87
Developing Scholar, Distinguished Research, Graduate Faculty Mentor, Undergraduate Research Mentor92
University Advising Awards94
Other Faculty and University Dignitary Honors and Awards95
Ross Oglesby Award96
Honorary Degrees Awarded and Westcott Distinguished Service Medal Recipients97
Institutes & Research Centers102
FSU Buildings - Some Facts104
University Libraries105
FSU Buildings - Gross Square Feet and Number of Rooms106
Net Assignable Square Footage (NASF) by College108
Florida State University Site and Acreage Holdings109
Center for Academic and Professional Development (CAPD)112
Division of Student Affairs113
University Housing116
Office of Financial Aid117
Intercollegiate Athletics118
Florida State University Degree Program Inventory as of August 2017A