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Florida State University

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Founded: 1851

ORAU Member since: 1951

Member Councilor: W. Ross Ellington

Enrollment: 40,598 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts. The university is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, creative endeavors, and service. The university strives to instill the strength, skill, and character essential for lifelong learning, personal responsibility, and sustained achievement within a community that fosters free inquiry and embraces diversity.

Website: Florida State University

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