Florida State University is an American public space-grant and sea-grant research university.
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Its primary campus is located on a 1,391.54-acre campus in Tallahassee, Florida, United States.
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Founded in 1851, it is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.
The university is classified as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
The university comprises 16 separate colleges and more than 110 centers, facilities, labs and institutes that offer more than 360 programs of study, including professional school programs.
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The university has an annual budget of over $1.7 billion and an annual economic impact of over $10 billion.
Florida State is home to Florida's only National Laboratory – the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and is the birthplace of the commercially viable anti-cancer drug Taxol.
The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is a facility at Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, that performs magnetic field research in physics, biology, bioengineering, chemistry, geochemistry, biochemistry.
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Florida State University also operates The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the State Art Museum of Florida and one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.
The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is one of the six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Florida State University is home to nationally ranked programs in many academic areas, including law, business, engineering, medicine, social policy, film, music, theater, dance, visual art, political science, psychology, social work, and the sciences.
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Florida State University leads Florida in four of eight areas of external funding for the STEM disciplines.
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FSU officially launched the "Raise the Torch: The Campaign for Florida State" on October 17, 2014.
The campaign has a fundraising goal of more than $1 billion which will improve academics, research, and the overall student experience.
As of September 30, 2016, Florida State University's "Raise the Torch" campaign has raised $938,972,249.
For 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida State as the 38th best public university in the United States.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott and the state legislature designated Florida State University as one of two "preeminent" state universities in the spring of 2013 among the twelve universities of the State University System of Florida.
FSU's intercollegiate sports teams, commonly known by their "Florida State Seminoles" nickname, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Atlantic Coast Conference is a collegiate athletic conference in the United States of America in which its fifteen member universities compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association 's Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the highest levels for athletic competition in US-based collegiate sports.
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In their 113-year history, Florida State's varsity sports teams have won 20 national athletic championships and Seminole athletes have won 78 individual NCAA national championships.
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