Florida State University admits another top-notch class of first-year students

More than 76,700 students have already applied for a place in the first-year Class of 2028 at Florida State University.

Florida State University’s reputation as one of the top public universities in the country has resulted in more than 76,700 students applying for a place in the first-year Class of 2028. 

FSU released its regular admissions decisions on Feb. 15 for those who applied by Dec. 1, 2023, and final decisions for those that were deferred in Early Action in December.

FSU’s Class of 2028 reflects excellent geographic diversity with 16,748 admitted students from all 50 states; Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam; and 48 countries around the world. The admitted class includes students from 719 high schools in Florida with all 67 counties represented. Twenty-one percent of FSU’s admitted class are first in their family to go to college.

This year’s admitted students also are academically accomplished. Students admitted for Summer/Fall 2024 had an average core GPA of 4.4, (4.2 – 4.6 middle 50th), an ACT composite score of 31 (30 – 33 middle 50th), and an SAT total score of 1390 (1340 – 1450 middle 50th). Seventy-six percent of the admitted students earned all A & B grades in a rigorous academic curriculum. 

Eighty-eight percent of the admitted students were ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class. The top three areas of study for admitted students were business, engineering and biological science. 

FSU expects to enroll 6,000-6,200 first-year students for Summer/Fall 2024.