The school has an athletic department with programs for men and for women. The men's program consists of as baseball, basketball, cross country running, football, golf, swimming, tennis, and track & field. The women's program consists of basketball, cross country running, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track &
field, and volleyball.The school's football team is called the Seminoles (there
has been controversy over the use of the mascot concept.) They participate in the
NCAA's Division I-A and in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Their traditional rivals include the Gators of the University of Florida and the Hurricanes of the University of Miami. The Seminoles earned the national championship
title in 1993 and 1999.