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Florida Southern College

Also known as Florida Southern

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL

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Florida Southern College provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Lakeland, Florida and operated as a private institution. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled per year at Florida Southern College.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. The majority of students admitted to Florida Southern achieve an SAT score in a range of 1460 to 1750, or an ACT composite score within the range of 22 to 27. 65% of those students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 26% choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at flsouthern.edu.

The cost of tuition is approximately $29,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their cost of attendance. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $5,500. Some students at Florida Southern College may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The mascot for Florida Southern is the "Moccasins", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.flsouthern.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Florida Southern accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Florida Southern College is around 2,900 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% enrolling as graduate students and 89% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $990 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$18,221
Receiving Student Loans87%$6,188
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Florida Southern College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Florida Southern College is approximately 58%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years47%
Graduating in 5 Years10%
Graduating in 6 Years0.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2012)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2006)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2006)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Florida Southern is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Basketball (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Track and Field (Sunshine State Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Florida Southern College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Florida Southern College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
45.33%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$18,151