WE ARE THE FSU THAT FITS YO
52% of our students are 17 to 25 years old
Student veteran enrollment has increased by more than
75% 85% from spring 2015 though spring 2016
Our students are from 47 counties in Florida and 27 states * for fall 2015
undergraduate students, 10% graduate students and 5% unclassified
FSU Panama City awards an average of $200,000 in scholarships per year
student to faculty ratio
more than 40 resident faculty
Our instructors have professional backgrounds in the fields they teach, bringing real-world experience, research and professional connections to the classroom
CAMPUS PROFILE FSU Panama City was founded in
Located in Panama City, Fla. next to the world’s most
beautiful B E A C H E S
GO S! LE ’NO An active student government and diverse campus life
FSU Panama City has had
7,000+ students graduate
International study centers in London, Florence, Republic of Panama and Valencia
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WE ARE POSSIBILITIES
SMALL CAMPUS, MAJOR UNIVERSITY. As a full-service, regional campus of Florida State University, one of two preeminent universities in Florida, our goal is to maintain academic excellence and integrity, offer competitive programs and ensure student success. We are small, but great. We are the FSU that fits you.
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FOR BEHAVIOR ANALYST CERTIFICATION BOARD PASS RATES IN 2015
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PROGRAM HOUSED AT FSU PANAMA CITY NAMED
BEST AMONG PUBLIC & PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES BESTCOLLEGES.COM , 2015
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Unsure of which major to choose? When you start at FSU Panama City, you will be assigned an advisor in the field that suits your academic interests. Our Achievement & Advising Center provides academic advising and tutoring to support students as they establish and realize their personal, academic and career goals.
C E RTI F I CATES UND ERG RADUAT E Accounting Event Management (graduate) # Business Administration Law Enforcement Intelligence Civil Engineering (graduate) Computer Engineering Underwater Crime Scene Computer Science, B.A. or B.S. #+ Investigation (undergraduate or Electrical Engineering graduate) Elementary Education combined B.S. to M.S. MI N ORS Professional Communication Business B.S. to M.S. option available Computer Science Psychology Crime Scene Investigation Public Safety & Security #+ Education • Crime Scene Investigation Entrepreneurship • Law Enforcement Operations History • Law Enforcement Intelligence Law Enforcement Intelligence Recreation, Tourism & Events Law Enforcement Operations Social Science Interdisciplinary Political Science Social Work (BSW) Professional Communication G RADUAT E Psychology Civil Engineering Public Administration Corporate & Public Recreation, Tourism & Events Communication Sociology Electrical Engineering Underwater Crime Scene Nurse Anesthesia Investigation Psychology: Applied Behavior Analysis #Online Social Work (MSW) #+ +Hybrid (face-to-face and online)
WE ARE DEDICATED FSU Panama City strives to create a supportive, engaging and challenging environment designed to maximize learning and cultivate student success. We are dedicated to providing tools and services to help you excel in the classroom and beyond.
HANDS-ON ASSISTANCE The Student Achievement & Advising Center provides personalized guidance from admission through graduation with advising, free tutoring, workshops, career assistance and more to ensure student success.
R ES E A RC H AT YO U R F I N G E RT I PS The Library and Learning Center has a view of North Bay along with plenty of computers, books and a friendly staff ready to help you with all your research needs.
DISABILITY SERVICES The Office of Student Affairs advocate for students with disabilities at FSU Panama City and provides support services at no cost to students. Services include exam readers, note takers or special equipment.
FACU LT Y & STA F F A DV I SO RS Using a combination of professional experience and degrees in the subjects they teach, our advisors provide direction for developing and achieving meaningful educational, professional and personal goals.
V E T E R A N - F R I E N D LY CA M PU S Military Times ranked Florida State as the No. 8 “Best Colleges for Vets” in 2015. Since 2014, FSU Panama City has seen a steady increase in veteran enrollment, with more than 320 enrolled veterans and 110 veteran graduates since 2013. FSU Panama City and the FSU Panama City chapter of the Veterans of America Club strive to make FSU a beacon for veteran support and success. Services for qualified veterans and dependents include the James Skinner and Cameron Skinner Veterans Study Room and unlimited access to the VA Yellow Ribbon program. The Veterans of America Club — developed by and for students veterans — provides a social network for those who have experienced life in or around the military.
WE ARE SEMINOLE SPIRIT Get connected and make lasting friendships. FSU Panama City offers a diverse student life with campus celebrations, networking opportunities, cultural events and guest lecturers. Student Government Council, registered student organizations and student clubs create unique ways to share common interests and create new experiences. C A M P U S
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT COUNCIL Join the Student Government Council (SGC) 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. Don’t see an organization that’s right for you? Create a club! GARNET AND GOLD SCHOLAR SOCIETY The Garnet and Gold Scholar Society facilitates involvement and recognizes the undergraduate student who excels within and beyond the classroom in areas of leadership, internship, service, international and research.
T R A D I T I O N S
SEMINOLE SENSATION Celebrate the life and traditions of Florida State University Panama City during the first week of classes with food, activities, games and giveaways. HOMECOMING Homecoming unites FSU students of the past and present. Alumni, students and friends celebrate the Seminole Nation with a week of activities. SUMMER BASH SGC’s Summer Bash is filled with familyfriendly festivities including free food and activities for students, family and friends. SPRING FLING Unwind before final exams with SGC’s Spring Fling featuring a cookout, games, recreation and more.
WE ARE CAMPUS PRIDE Picture yourself at a beautiful, waterfront campus only minutes from the worldâ€™s most beautiful beaches. Take advantage of the great outdoors with our scenic walking trail, capture a piece of campus history on our Legacy Walk or play disc golf and volleyball among the bay breeze and shady oaks.
WA L K I N G T RA I L
D I SC G O L F CO U RS E
L EGACY WA L K
R EC R E AT I O N S P OTS
This picturesque walk winds through our 25-acre campus. Enjoy breathtaking views of the waterfront, moss-covered oaks and manicured grounds along the half-mile trail.
Located throughout the heart of campus, our 18-hole disc golf course offerings a variety of difficulty levels with obstacles such as water hazards, trees and buildings to add an extra challenge for both the beginner player and the avid disc golf enthusiast.
Created to highlight our campusâ€™s rich history, the Legacy Walk path is lined with plaques highlighting buildings, sculptures, Seminole influences and tributes to campus icons, as well as cultural and historical points of interest.
Our grass volleyball court, outdoor amphitheater, waterfront pier and back deck provide limitless possibilities for games and recreation. Students can also swim, paddleboard and fish at Carl Gray Park located next to campus.
6 STEPS TO BECOME AN FSU PANAMA CITY SEMINOLE FRESHMEN START HERE
TRANSFERS START HERE
APPLY AS A FRESHMA N Review admission requirements at pc.fsu.edu Create a Self-reported Student Academic Record (SSAR) Apply online after completing your SSAR Submit official ACT (#0734) and/or SAT (#5219) results for every test taken. Request your high school transcript be sent to FSU Panama City (as well as the scores for any AP, IB, CLEP tests and grades for dual enrollment courses taken) Submit the residency statement
ADM I TTED FRESHMA N PROFI LE
All junior and senior transfer applicants must meet requirements for admission to the university and 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.
New SAT 1250-1390 OR
Old 1740-1960 SAT
PAY ATTENTION TO T HE D EAD LI NES Complete our application for undergraduate APPLY by the OCT. 19 fall admission. The priority deadline for freshman priority deadline & receive an admission applications and all documents is Oct. 19. The decision by DEC. 8. cutoff for freshman applications is July 1, 2017. After Dec. 8, fall freshman decisions will be made on a continual basis.
AP P LY I N G AS A TRA N S F E R Review admission requirements at pc.fsu.edu Apply online Submit official high school and all college/university transcripts Lower division applications must submit official ACT (#0734) and/or SAT (#5219) results for every test taken - not required for students with an AA degree Submit all AICE, AP, IB or CLEP results if you have earned college credit Submit the residency statement
PAY AT TE N TI ON TO TH E UND ERG RA DUATE D E A D L I N ES FA L L S E M EST E R
SPRING S E M EST E R
SU M M E R S E M EST E R
Please note: Some majors/programs of interest have a different application deadlines and/or additional requirements. Admission decisions are issued on a continual basis upon receiving all admission documents. All information used to make an admission decision must be received by the published deadlines.
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CHEC K YOUR A PPLICAT ION STAT US Three to four weeks after submitting your application, check your status online at admissions.fsu.edu/statuscheck. AP P LY FOR A ID & SCHOL ARSH I PS The free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available on Jan. 1 of your high school senior year. To learn more about grants, loans and Federal Work Study options as well as scholarships opportunities, visit pc.fsu.edu/Admissions and click Financial Aid. V I S I T CA MPUS Schedule your campus visit to see all that FSU Panama City has to offer. Call 850. 770.2160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. CON FIRM YOUR SPOT AT FSU PA NA MA CIT Y To confirm your ’Nole status by registering for new student orientation, visit pc.fsu.edu/Students and click New ’Nole Orientation.
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WE ARE AFFORDABLE
WHAT IT COSTS
Florida State University Panama City is committed to finding the best financial options possible for our students through financial aid and scholarship. On average, 75 percent of our students receive financial aid, and our foundation awards on average $200,000 in scholarships per year. U N D E RG RA DUAT E COSTS 2016 - 2017 Estimated costs cover two semesters (15 hours per semester)
SPECIAL NON-FLA. NON-FLORIDA RESIDENTS** RESIDENTS
5,414.70 $ 1,500
Tuition & Fees Books & Supplies*
6,014.70 $ 1,500
** Actual cost may vary depending on your degree program. **A special out-of-state tuition rate is available to residents of Alabama and Georgia counties whose borders are within 50 miles of the Florida border and FSU Panama City’s service area including 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.
F IN A N C IA L A ID T Y P ES O F SC H O LARSH I PS
V ET ERAN BENEFI TS 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.
WE ARE YOUR FUTURE YOUR PLACE AMONG US WAITS.
This is the place that will define you and prepare you for the world. As a FSU graduate, you will have a nationally recognized degree that will give you a competitive edge for the journey ahead. But the first step starts with you. Apply today and become one of the elite, a Florida State University Panama City Seminole.
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