Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$38,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
630
25th
550
75th
31
25th
23
75th
27
25th
22
75th
30
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,592
Declined 4,524
Total Received 9,116
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Private

3,047

undergraduate students

664

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Florida Southern College, founded in 1883, is a private, comprehensive college that maintains its commitment to academic excellence through over 70 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, accounting, and nursing. Its 113-acre campus is located in Lakeland, FL.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,711
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

113-acre campus in Lakeland (population of 108,054), within one hour of Orlando and Tampa. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL
33801-5698

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
630
25th
550
75th
31
25th
23
75th
27
25th
22
75th
30
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,592
Declined 4,524
Total Received 9,116

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Special housing
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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,048

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,180
Room $7,224
Board $4,800
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $52,254
Average Financial Aid - $26,048
Total with Avg. Aid $26,206
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 863 680-4140
F: 863 680-4567
financialaid@flsouthern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

fishing, ice hockey, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, fishing, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, cardboard regatta, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, homerun derby, inner-tube water polo, kickball, soccer, softball, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sunshine State Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Literature.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Landscaping and Groundskeeping.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Management.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Nursing Education.
Nursing Practice.
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Political Communication.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports Communication.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,711

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

3,047
students

Female
63%
1,930

Male
37%
1,117

18%

664
students

Female
74%
494

Male
26%
170

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

2,604
students

Female
63%
1,636

Male
37%
968

15%

443
students

Female
66%
294

Male
34%
149

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
Spain
Sweden
Venezuela
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
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