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F LO R I DA STAT E U N I V E R S I T Y

PA N A M A C I T Y


LIVE CLOSE TO HOME

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D I S C OV E R T H E

FSU

T H AT FITS

YOU

DOTHAN 1½ HOURS MOBILE 3 HOURS

BONIFAY 1 HOUR

PENSACOLA 2½ HOURS

BLOUNTSTOWN 1 HOUR

DESTIN 1 HOUR

VALDOSTA 3½ HOURS TALLAHASSEE (MAIN CAMPUS) 2 HOURS

JACKSONVILLE 4½ HOURS

FSU PANAMA CITY PORT ST. JOE 1 HOUR

QUALITY EDUCATION CLOSER TO HOME

SINCE 1983,

FSU PANAMA CITY HAS HAD

7,000+ STUDENTS GRADUATE

You don't have to go far to experience the advantages of a large public university in a small, friendly environment. FSU Panama City is a full-service regional campus of Florida State University, one of two pre-eminent universities in Florida. Here you will find a student-centered education that inspires the academically motivated, intellectually curious and socially conscious person. Because we are close to home, you will get the college experience without the added expense of living on campus.

ORLANDO 6 HOURS TAMPA 6½ HOURS

STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS GRADUATE 9% OTHER 4%

41+ 11% MALE 40%

17-22 36% FEMALE 60%

GENDER

26-40 31%

UNDERGRADUATE 87%

MIAMI 9½ HOURS

23-25 22%

AGE

CLASSIFICATION

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LEARN FROM

A WA R D WINNING FAC U LT Y 4


ACADEMICS #

40

AMONG PUBLIC NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2014

TEACHING FROM EXPERIENCE Many of our instructors have professional backgrounds in the fields they teach, bringing real-world experience, research and professional connections into the classroom.

LEARN BY DOING Our degree programs require internships, experiments and projects to help you create a network of career contacts, gain professional skills and build a powerful resume.

GET MORE FROM YOUR DEGREE Add a unique flare to your studies and explore your discipline in greater depth by double majoring, choosing a minor or completing an honors in the major thesis through research or a creative project.

YOU HAVE OUR ATTENTION We want you to find success. With an average class size of 20 students, instructors will get to know you and give you the extra attention needed to accomplish your career goals.

DEGREE PROGRAMS UNDERGRADUATE Accounting Business Administration Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science, B.A. or B.S. #+ Electrical Engineering Elementary Education Professional Communication Psychology Public Safety and Security #+ • Law Enforcement Operations • Law Enforcement Intelligence • Police Science Recreation, Tourism and Events Social Science Education Social Science Interdisciplinary Social Work (BSW) GRADUATE Corporate & Public Communication Elementary Education Reading Education and Language Arts Electrical Engineering Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis Social Work (MSW) #+ CERTIFICATES Event Management (graduate) # Underwater Crime Scene Investigation (Undergraduate or Graduate) #Online +Hybrid (Face-to-Face and Online)

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ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS

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T H E TO O L S F O R

SUCCESS MOST EFFICIENT HIGH-QUALITY UNIVERSITY IN THE NATION

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2013 & 2014

HANDS-ON ASSISTANCE The Student Achievement & Advising Center assists and guides students from the time of admission through graduation. The center offers advising, free tutoring, workshops, career assistance and more to ensure student success.

SHOW OFF YOUR BRIGHT IDEA Immerse yourself in creativity in the IdeaSpace, a common ground for students to pose big questions, problem solve and brainstorm. This space is dedicated to outside-the-box thinking and exploration.

RESEARCH AT YOUR FINGERTIPS The Library and Learning Center has a view of North Bay along with plenty of computers and a friendly staff ready to help you with all your research needs.

EXCEL BEYOND THE CLASSROOM The Garnet & Gold Scholar Society recognizes the well-rounded student who excels in at least three of the five following areas:

LEADERSHIP Develop and enhance your leadership skills and knowledge.

INTERNSHIP Apply your skills toward your future career.

SERVICE

INTERNATIONAL

Show your compassion. Volunteer within the community.

Study abroad at one of FSU's 20 international study centers.

RESEARCH Advance your field through a project or Honors Thesis.

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CONNECT WITH

F E L LOW ST U D E N T S

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SEMINOLE EXPERIENCE CAMPUS HAPPENINGS & TRADITIONS

TORCH RUN Relay a flame from a bonfire at FSU Panama City to Doak Campbell Stadium for the Homecoming football game.

FSU

PA N A M A C I T Y BUT

NEW SEMINOLE SENSATION Students celebrate the first week of classes with food, activities, games and giveaways. The week kicks off with New Student Convocation in Tallahassee.

HAS

30+

YEARS

STUDENTS CREATE

TRADITIONS

OF

L E AV E

Homecoming is a time to unite Florida State students of the past and present. Alumni, students and friends celebrate the Seminole Nation with a week of activities, including: Chili Cookoff Pow-Wow Warchant

YOUR

LEGACY

HOMECOMING

Football Game Spear-It Day Outdoor concerts

H I S T O RY

Torch Run Bonfire Banner Contest

GAMEWATCHING PARTIES Cheer FSU's 20 NCAA Division 1 teams to victory. SGC hosts game-watching parties in the Barron Commons.

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CREATE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

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CAMPUS LIFE T H I N G S TO D O AT & A R O U N D F S U PA N A M A C I T Y

RECREATION

Disc Golf Scuba Diving Walking Trail Wii/Xbox

Student Gym Ping Pong Foosball Volleyball

NETWORKING Career Exploration Resume Workshops Nole Talks Free Tutoring Guest Lectures Ambassadors Study Groups Veteran Services

SOCIALIZING Game Nights Trivia Stress Busters Welcome Week

Open Mic Summer Bash Spring Fling Service Day

THIS IS THE FSU THAT FITS YOU.

MAKE IT YOUR OWN. DON'T SEE AN O RG A N I Z AT I O N T H AT ' S R I G H T F O R YO U ?

CREATE A CLUB.

W A N T T O S O M E T H I N G

D O N E W ?

P L A N A N E V E N T.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT COUNCIL

REGISTERED STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Join the Student Government Council to strengthen your leadership skills, meet lifelong friends and make FSU Panama City a better place for years to come.

Student organizations help you to share common goals and interests with other students who are seeking a well-rounded university experience.

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BECOME A T F S U PA N A M A C I T Y

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APPLY NOW W H AT

DO

YOU

NEED

TO

GET

IN?

ACCEPTED FRESHMAN PROFILE HIGH SCHOOL G R A D UAT E

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

REPORT

wi

CARD

th

OR GED

A B+ AA+ A+ A+ A

3.7-4.4 GPA

26-28

ACT COMPOSITE an

d

or

1730-1900

( AC A D E M I C )

SAT TOTAL

Letters of recommendation are not required and will not be used in the decision-making process.

TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS > All transfer applicants must meet requirements for admission to the University and to the major/program of interest. > Freshman and sophomore transfer applicants with 12-59 hours of transferable credit also must meet freshman requirements. > For complete transfer requirements, visit pc.fsu.edu. Limited-access programs have additional departmental requirements, including admission deadlines. Contact your department for additional information.

UNDERGRADUATE DEADLINES

HOW TO APPLY FRESHMAN

FA L L S E M E ST E R

SPRING SEMESTER

SUMMER SEMESTER

J U LY 2 9

N OV. 2 9

MARCH 29

FRESHMEN ONLY

APPLY BY FALL PRIORITY DEADLINE

RECEIVE ADMISSION DECISION BY

OCT. 15

DEC. 17

All information used to make an admission decision must be received by the published deadlines. After Dec. 17, fall freshman decisions will be made on a continual basis. All other applications received each term will be issued a decisions on a continual basis.

Visit pc.fsu.edu Create a Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR). Complete application. Submit official ACT (#0734) and/or SAT (#5219) results for every test taken. (Applicants taking the ACT also must submit the ACT writing test.)

TRANSFER Visit pc.fsu.edu for transfer application process.

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INVEST I N YO U R F U T U R E

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WHAT IT

COS T S A B E S T VA L U E P U B L I C U N I V E R S I T Y T H E P R I N C E T O N R E V I E W A N D U S A T O D AY

Tuition & Fees* Florida Resident Special Non-Florida Resident Non-Florida Resident Estimated Expenses Books & Supplies** Total Florida Resident Special Non-Florida Resident Non-Florida Resident

Semester 2,707.35 $ 3.007.35 $ 10,290.60 $

Semester 750

Year 5,414.70 $ 6,014.70 $ 20.581.20 $

Year 1,500

$

$

Semester $ 3,457.35 $ 3,757.35 $ 11,040.60

Year $ 6,914.70 $ 7,514.70 $ 22,081.20

* Estimated tuition based on 15 credit hours per semester. ** Actual cost may vary depending on your degree program.

FINANCIAL

AI D F S U PA N A M A C I T Y H A S

85 $ 4.8 MILLION F O U N D AT I O N SCHOLARSHIPS

T O TA L I N G M O R E T H A N

Tuition Differential Florida Resident $ 180.49/credit Special Non-Florida*** $ 200.49/credit Non-Florida Resident $ 686.04/credit *** Residents of the following counties may qualify for a special out-of-state tuition rate: Baldwin, Barbour, Butler, Clarke, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Escambia, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Mobile, Monroe, Pike and Washington, Ala; and Baker, Decatur, Early, Miller and Seminole, Ga.

Types of Scholarships

Academic

S Need

Veteran Affairs

Employment Geographic

If you are active-duty military, a veteran or a military family member, you might be eligible for educational benefits.

Apply for a Foundation Scholarship

File FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov Complete application during term window • Summer: Jan. 15 to Feb. 28 • Fall/Spring: April 15 to June 15 • Spring only: Aug. 15 to Sept. 15

Receive acceptance letter Formally accept scholarship

The Office of Admissions automatically considers accepted freshmen for academic merit-based scholarships. A separate application is not required.

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SEE FOR YOURSELF S C H E D U L E A C A M P U S TO U R Visit FSU Panama City to see why it is a place where you can make your vision a reality and define your future. Campus tours are given by appointment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CST Monday through Friday. Tours are designed to allow you to view traditional and interactive classrooms and laboratories. You may also meet with financial aid representatives and a faculty member in your area of academic interest. Call the Office of Admissions and Records to schedule your visit at 850-770-2160 or toll free 866-963-7872 or email admissions@pc.fsu.edu.

CAMPUS C O N TA C T S ADMISSIONS & RECORDS (850) 770-2160 admissions@pc.fsu.edu

IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATION (850) 770-2170 studentaffairs@pc.fsu.edu

STUDENT GOVERNMENT & ORGANIZATIONS (850) 770-2190 stugov@pc.fsu.edu

FINANCIAL AID

CAN’T VISIT?

(850) 770-2177 financialaid@pc.fsu.edu

Go to pc.fsu.edu and click “Virtual Tour” for a 360ox360o virtual tour of the campus.

VETERAN & MILITARY BENEFITS (850) 770-2173 veterans@pc.fsu.edu

STUDENT DISABILITY SERVICES (850) 770-2172 sds@pc.fsu.edu

CAMPUS BOOKSTORE (850) 770-2290

STAY CONNECTED WITH US @FSUPC

FSUPC

FSUPC

FloridaStatePC

PC.FSU.EDU

FSUPC

MAIN CAMPUS For information about the Tallahassee campus, visit fsu.edu.

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