The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • NCSU has more expensive tuition & fees ($29,916) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to FSU than NCSU.
  • NCSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than FSU (1,285).
  • NCSU has higher submitted ACT score (30) than FSU (29).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while NCSU has 36,042 students.
  • NCSU has more full-time faculties with 1,842 faculties while FSU has 1,631 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Florida State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NCSUFSU
NCSUvs.FSU
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationTallahassee, Florida
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$9,131
Out-Of-State$29,916
Tuition & Fees
In-State$5,656
Out-Of-State$18,786
56% ($10,175)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($8,897)
$10,175Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,897
51.36 %Acceptance Rates49.19 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.53 %
1,320SAT Score1,285
30ACT Score29
84 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate5 %
94 %Retention Rate95 %
36,042Student Population43,569
1,842Number of Faculties1,631
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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