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D I S C OV E R T H E

FSU

T H AT FITS

YOU

QUALITY EDUCATION CLOSER TO HOME 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.

STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS

GRADUATE 8% OTHER 5%

41+ 11% MALE 44%

17-22 36% FEMALE 56%

GENDER

26-40 30%

FSU PANAMA CITY HAS HAD

UNDERGRADUATE 87%

7,000+ STUDENTS GRADUATE

23-25 23%

AGE

SINCE 1983,

CLASSIFICATION

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ACADEMICS #

40

A M O N G P U B L I C N AT I O N A L U N I V E R S I T I E S U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2014

UNDERGRA D UAT E

Specialize in real estate, financial C ER T I F I C AT ES services and services marketing. Event Management (graduate) #

Accounting Business Administration Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science, B.A. or B.S. #+ Electrical Engineering Elementary Education Professional Communication Psychology Public Safety & Security #+ • Crime Scene Investigation • Law Enforcement Operations • Law Enforcement Intelligence Recreation, Tourism & Events Social Science Interdisciplinary Social Work (BSW)

Underwater Crime Scene Investigation (Undergraduate or Graduate)

Students participate M I N O R S in cutting-edge senior Business design projects for Communication museums, government and local industry Computer Science Learn how to start and build a successful business Criminology Internship opportunities with the film industry, radio, television and public relations

GR AD UATE Corporate & Public Communication Elementary Education Reading Education & Language Arts Electrical Engineering Nurse Anesthesia Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis Social Work (MSW) #+ #Online +Hybrid (Face-to-Face and Online)

Become diver certified

Crime Scene Investigation Education Entrepreneurship History Law Enforcement Intelligence Professional Communication Psychology Public Safety & Security Recreation, Tourism & Events Social Work Sociology Underwater Crime Scene Investigation

Graduate students provide specialized ABA therapy services to children with autism through the ECAP Clinic

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.

UCSI dive students have the opportunity to assist search missions and investigations though local government and private sectors

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"THE SMALL CLASSES ALLOW ME TO HAVE A CLOSER RELATIONSHIP WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS." IRVIN MORALES HOME COUNTRY: EL SALVADOR MAJOR: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, '14 R E A D I R V I N ' S STO R Y AT P C . F S U. E D U / ST U D E N T S

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T H E TO O L S F O R

SUCCESS HANDS-ON ASSISTANCE

NO. 2 MOST EFFICIENT HIGH-QUALITY UNIVERSITY IN THE NATION

U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 2015

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.

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.

VETERANS SERVICES FSU Panama City helps veterans and their families access the educational benefits they earned by serving in the armed forces of the United States.

DISABILITY SERVICES The Office of Student Affairs is the primary advocate for students with disabilities at FSU Panama City. The Office of Student Affairs Disability provides academic support services at no cost to students who meet eligibility requirements.

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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SEMINOLE EXPERIENCE CAMPUS HAPPENINGS & TRADITIONS

TORCH RUN Relay a ame 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.

HAS

30+

YEARS

STUDENTS CREATE

TRADITIONS

HOMECOMING 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 Pow-Wow, Warchant, Torch Run and bonfire

OF

H I S T O RY

L E AV E

YOUR

LEGACY

STUDENT GOVERNMENT COUNCIL 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.

REGISTERED STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 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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"SERVING IN THE ARMY HAS GIVEN ME THE SKILLS TO STUDY AND WORK HARD AND STAY FOCUSED." PH I L I P D O UC ET HOMETOWN: BEDFORD, TX MAJOR: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, M.S., 2016 U.S. ARMY 1989-2012

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VETERANS SERVICES S E R V I N G T H O S E W H O H AV E S E R V E D O U R C O U N T R Y

FLORIDA STATE HAS RISEN TO

NO. 8 I N M I L I TA RY T I M E S ' R A N K I N G O F M O S T

MILITARY-FRIENDLY UNIVERSITIES, 2013

FSU

IS PROUD TO OFFER QUALIFIED VETERANS AND DEPENDENTS

UNLIMITED ACCESS TO THE

VA Y E L L OW

RIBBON PROGRAM

VETERAN-FRIENDLY CAMPUS

VETERANS STUDY HALL

VETERANS OF AMERICA CLUB

Florida State University Panama City and the FSU Panama City Chapter of the Veterans of America Club (VAC) are striving to make FSU the most veteranfriendly public university in the country.

Just for veterans, military spouses and friends, FSU Panama City has the James Skinner and Cameron Skinner Veterans Study Room on the second oor of the Holley Academic Center.

Developed by and for student veterans and supporters, the Veterans of America Club is dedicated to providing a social network for those who have experienced life in or around the military.

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"CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT WIDENED MY PERSPECTIVE AND REALLY HELPED ME BLOSSOM." JESSICA HALEY HOMETOWN: PANAMA CITY, FLA. MAJOR: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, '16 STUDENT PROGRAMMER FOR STEM INSTITUTE ROBOTS AND MEMBER OF THE BLACK STUDENT UNION AND ASSOCIATION OF COMPUTING MACHINERY R E A D J E S S I C A' S STO R Y AT P C . F S U. E D U / ST U D E N T S

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APPLY NOW W H AT

DO

ACCEPTED FRESHMAN PROFILE

REPORT

CARD

3.8-4.3 GPA

A B+ AA+ A+ A+ A

(ACADEMIC) an

YOU

NEED

TO

GET

IN?

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.

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26-28

TRANSFER DEADLINES

ACT COMPOSITE or

1730-1900 SAT TOTAL

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

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

All information used to make an admission decision must be received by the published deadlines.

FRESHMAN DEADLINE

JULY

JULY

29

APPLY BY FALL PRIORITY DEADLINE

OCT. 15

RECEIVE ADMISSION DECISION BY

DEC. 17

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.

HOW TO APPLY FRESHMAN

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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"I'M DRIVEN TO DO MY BEST. AS A SECOND-GENERATION AMERICAN, I APPRECIATE THAT I HAVE THIS CHANCE TO GET AN EDUCATION." H A R R Y DAV I S HOMETOWN: CHIPLEY, FLA. MAJOR: CIVIL ENGINEERING, '16

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MEMBER OF THE INAUGURAL FRESHMAN CLASS AT FSU PANAMA CITY


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

Employment Geographic

Veteran Benefits

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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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

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. 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. HASHTAG YOUR VISIT: #FSUPCAdmissions @FSUPCAdmissions

Florida State University Panama City Admissions

CAN’T VISIT?

FINANCIAL AID (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

TA L L A H A S S E E CAMPUS For information visit fsu.edu.

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