Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$38,980

not including housing and food

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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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School Facts

Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is a private comprehensive college that maintains its commitment to academic excellence with over 70 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in Business Administration, Education, Accounting, and Nursing. Its 113-acre campus is located in Lakeland, Florida.

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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $7,224
Food $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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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