2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Florida State University is $5,656 for Florida residents and $18,786 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for FSU is $4,909 for Florida residents and $16,276 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been decreased by -13.21% for Florida residents and decreased by -13.36% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 1.79% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Florida State University are much lower than the average amount ($11,862) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are much lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($31,538 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$6,517 $21,683$15,512
2019-2020$5,656$18,786$15,790
Change % 2019-2020-13.21%-13.36%1.79%
2020-2021$4,909$16,276$16,073
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $11,553 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $25,985 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at FSU is $11,553 for Florida residents and $25,283 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been stayed same for Florida residents and decreased by -2.70% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at Florida State University are little bit lower than the average amount ($13,590) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,056 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$11,553 $26,707$15,512
2019-2020$11,553$25,985$15,790
Change % 2019-20200.00%-2.70%1.79%
2020-2021$11,553$25,283$16,073
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at FSU.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$218$724
2019-2020$218$724
2020-2021$218$724
Graduate2018-2019$482$1,114
2019-2020$482$1,114
2020-2021$482$1,114
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Florida State University graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $39,700 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $53,900 for Florida State University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$39,700$42,600$37,200
7 Years After Graduation$41,900--
8 Years After Graduation$48,200--
9 Years After Graduation$48,000--
10 Years After Graduation$53,900$60,900$48,700

FSU 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at FSU for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $20,575 for Florida residents and $68,199 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at Florida State University have decreased over the last 4 years, the estimated tuition & fees are less than current costs in the table below. The actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or university system's tuition policy. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Florida State University.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Florida State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$5,443$5,239$5,041$4,852$20,575
Out-of-State$18,064$17,370$16,703$16,061$68,199
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$5,239$5,041$4,852$4,669$19,801
Out-of-State$17,370$16,703$16,061$15,444$65,578
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$5,041$4,852$4,669$4,494$19,056
Out-of-State$16,703$16,061$15,444$14,851$63,059
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$4,852$4,669$4,494$4,325$18,339
Out-of-State$16,061$15,444$14,851$14,280$60,636
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$4,669$4,494$4,325$4,162$17,650
Out-of-State$15,444$14,851$14,280$13,732$58,307
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Florida State University. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $89,561 for Florida residents and $137,184 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Florida State University.
4 years COA at Florida State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$22,414$22,392$22,379$22,376$89,561
Out-of-State$35,035$34,523$34,041$33,586$137,184
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$22,392$22,379$22,376$22,383$89,530
Out-of-State$34,523$34,041$33,586$33,157$135,307
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$22,379$22,376$22,383$22,398$89,536
Out-of-State$34,041$33,586$33,157$32,755$133,539
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$22,376$22,383$22,398$22,422$89,579
Out-of-State$33,586$33,157$32,755$32,378$131,876
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$22,383$22,398$22,422$22,455$89,658
Out-of-State$33,157$32,755$32,378$32,025$130,315
Last year, 91 students ( 0.28% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $62,241 for Florida residents and $109,864 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Florida State University.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Florida State University
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$15,584$15,562$21,379$15,546$62,241
Out-of-State$28,205$27,693$27,211$26,756$109,864
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,562$15,549$21,376$15,553$62,210
Out-of-State$27,693$27,211$26,756$26,327$107,987
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,549$15,546$21,383$15,568$62,216
Out-of-State$27,211$26,756$26,327$25,925$106,219
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$15,546$15,553$21,398$15,592$62,259
Out-of-State$26,756$26,327$25,925$25,548$104,556
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$15,553$15,568$21,422$15,625$62,338
Out-of-State$26,327$25,925$25,548$25,195$102,995

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2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Florida State University.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Florida State University 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$5,656$1,000$15,790$18,786$1,000 $15,790
Graduate$11,553 $1,000$15,790$25,985 $1,000$15,790


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