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Why FSU?

Quality, Faculty, Reputation

Are you looking for an academic home that will help you reach your educational goals?

Florida State University, designated a preeminent university in the state of Florida, is committed to a student-centered education that inspires the academically motivated, intellectually curious, and socially conscious student.

With 16 colleges and more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional, and specialist degree programs, Florida State combines strength in the arts and humanities with leadership in the sciences. Students can pursue nationally ranked programs and study with world-renowned faculty.

In recent years, Florida State students have received more than 75 nationally competitive awards, including

  • 3 Rhodes scholarships
  • 4 Truman scholarships
  • Nearly 50 Fulbright fellowships

If you’re interested in online learning, Florida State offers a unique educational experience with

  • engaging lectures
  • interactive learning
  • smaller classes with mentoring

Diplomas and transcripts granted by Florida State show no distinction between online and on-campus students. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


At the Office of Distance Learning, providing support for online students is our priority. Contact us via phone or email and let us know how we can help.

  • Online Programs Support: (850) 644-4635 or email
  • Canvas Support: (850) 644-8004 or email
  • Proctored Testing Support: (850) 645-1201 or email