Florida State University Panama City offers life-changing educational and social opportunities that prepare students, faculty and community members to achieve their goals, develop a richer culture of diversity and foster a spirit of lifelong learning. Partnering with area military installations, industry leaders and other Florida State University departments and colleges, we tailor the educational experience to make higher education more accessible to the residents of Northwest Florida.
Florida State University is one of the nation’s elite research universities and FSU Panama City amplifies the university’s efforts to preserve, expand and disseminate knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities and professions.
FSU Panama City is home to FSU's 16th college, the College of Applied Studies. The college was established to create programs that support and anticipate the needs of businesses and industry in Northwest Florida, preparing work-force ready students to meet the region's economic demand.