Student Success at Florida State University

Student success is at the heart of everything we do at Florida State. It sets us apart and what drives us to do more. By giving our students the programs and resources they need to flourish, their success is our own, and we need to do everything we can to ensure these successes continue both now and long after they leave the university.

Florida State has developed core academic programs designed to help our students become some of the most successful and competitive in the nation, and they’re working. FSU's four-year graduation rate is among the highest in the country at 70%. Most recently, Florida State was recognized as a Top 20 public university by U.S. News & World Report.

Achievements like this don’t happen without help.

That’s why we’ve identified five key, interconnected initiatives that—with your support—will create the hallmark of student success at Florida State University:



We believe no matter a student’s chosen field of study, no matter the degree, success is available to everyone, and it all starts on the same path. Join us as we shape the future of student success.


Student Success in the News

Florida State’s Student Success Practices a Model for the Nation

Florida State University’s student success initiatives are showcased as a national model for increasing completion rates and reducing inequities in a video released by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

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