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Tallahassee, FL Area Scholarships

Tallahassee (/ˌtæləˈhæsɪ/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2017, the population was 191,049, making it the 7th-largest city in the U.S state of Florida, and the 126th-largest city in the United States. The population of the Tallahassee metropolitan area was 382,627 as of 2017[update]. Tallahassee is the largest city in the Florida Panhandle region, and the main center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Big Bend and Southwest Georgia regions.

Tallahassee is home to Florida State University, ranked the nation's twenty-sixth best public university by U.S. News & World Report. It is also home to Florida A&M University, the fifth-largest historically black university by total enrollment. Tallahassee Community College is a large state college that serves mainly as a feeder school to Florida State and Florida A&M. Tallahassee qualifies as a significant college town, with a student population exceeding 70,000.[citation needed]

As the capital, Tallahassee is the site of the Florida State Capitol, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Governor's Mansion, and nearly 30 state agency headquarters. The city is also known for its large number of law firms, lobbying organizations, trade associations and professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. It is a recognized regional center for scientific research, and home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. In 2015, Tallahassee was awarded the All-American City Award by the National Civic League for the second time.

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Schools in and around Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University
Four or more years; Public; $19,084 average out-state tuition; $4,640 average in-state tuition
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Four or more years; Public; $14,524 average out-state tuition; $3,152 average in-state tuition
Tallahassee Community College
Four or more years; Public; $7,982 average out-state tuition; $2,002 average in-state tuition
Flagler College-Tallahassee
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $7,050 average out-state tuition; $7,050 average in-state tuition
Lively Technical Center
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
Aveda Institute-Tallahassee
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
ITT Technical Institute–Tallahassee
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition