Florida Southern College Rankings

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In the World#3389 of 14178
In North America#990 of 2629
In the United States#917 of 2528
In Florida#28 of 111
In Lakeland#1 of 3

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
52%
Average SAT
1193
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$25,325 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,755
Graduates
550
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Florida Southern College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate52%55%51%
Applicants8,0342,6865,348
Admissions4,1881,4822,706
Freshmen enrolled full time681259422
Freshmen enrolled part time431

942 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

194 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
439 or 64%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1120
or below

75% of them
had 1265
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Florida Southern College are 1120-1265 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
242 or 35%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Florida Southern College are 24-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2289 (70%)
Hispanic424 (13%)
Black or African American276 (8%)
Asian101 (3%)
Nonresident Alien97 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown48 (1%)
Two or more races31 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native16 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander7 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,325/year
Average aid awarded
$25,844
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,286
$30-48K$21,816
$48-75K$24,097
$75-110K$26,155
$110K+$27,732

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,860$16,909
Tuition in-state$36,860$16,909
Tuition out-of-state$36,860$16,909
Fee in-district$780$250
Fee in-state$780$250
Fee out-of-state$780$250

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,184
Combined charge for room and board$11,880
Room charge$7,170
Meal charge$4,710

Florida Southern College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General10239
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse64
Accounting3717
Biology & Biological Sciences, General37
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing37
Psychology, General36
Elementary Education and Teaching33
Organizational Communication, General26
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication25
Exercise Physiology21
Curriculum and Instruction20
Educational Leadership and Administration, General164
Criminology19
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography17
Political Science and Government, General16
Nursing Practice15
Economics, General12
Mathematics, General12
Computer Science11
Music Performance, General10
Musical Theatre10
Health & Health Care Administration & Management9
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management9
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology9
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Environmental Studies8
Mass Communication & Media Studies8
Creative Writing8
Music Teacher Education7
Chemistry, General7
Acting6
Dance, General5
General Literature5
Digital Arts5
Music Management4
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
History, General4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Philosophy3
Biotechnology3
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology2
Political Communication2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Mathematics and Statistics2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth2
Small Business Administration & Management1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Social Science Teacher Education1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music, General1
Agricultural Business and Management, General1
Sports Communication1
Social Sciences, General1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies1
Nursing Education1
Grand Total6261474
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%65%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
365
Citations
5,129

Publication count by topic

Psychology
72
Biology
49
Medicine
34
Computer science
27
Economics
22
Sociology
19
Chemistry
18
Political science
17
Mathematics
14
Business
14
Philosophy
12
History
11
Materials science
11
Art
8
Engineering
6
Geology
2
Geography
2
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History130663
Sociology1647583
Philosophy185315
Psychology24371,224
Mathematics3109417
Computer science3141648
Materials science3151623
Art31821
Economics322692
Political science380414
Medicine3843387
Biology4066426
Geology41955
Chemistry4289287
Business456520
Engineering53448
Physics53831
Geography56381

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199104
199217
199301
199434
199523
199627
199767
1998720
1999425
2000534
2001125
2002735
2003948
2004568
2005484
2006786
2007497
20086109
20098141
20106117
20116148
20127158
201317204
201418237
201518415
201622549
201728510
201828457
201947491
202034582

General info

Alternative namesFSC
Florida Southern
Founded1883
WikipediaFlorida Southern College
MottoLux Sapientia Lex
Light, Wisdom, Law
Colorsscarlet, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to April. Also Summer Session (June - July)
Total FTE staff640
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, Florida, 33801-5698
United States
City population101,000
Phone8636804111
Fax+1 (863) 680 4120

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