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?
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)
Tuition & Fees
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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