Florida Southern College: Ranking & Review

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Lakeland
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Top 24%

Florida Southern College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate51%51%52%
Applicants5,9832,0233,960
Admissions3,0791,0232,056
Enrolled undergraduates722249473
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,0551,0112,044

768 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

110 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores339
Percent of students submitting SAT scores47%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
590
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores377
Percent of students submitting ACT scores52%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Florida Southern College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$49,900$49,900
Off-campus$49,900$49,900
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,204 and other expenses per full academic year.

Florida Southern College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,128 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$34,074$34,074
Fees for full-time undergraduates$700$700
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$970$970
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,426$16,426
Fees for full-time graduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$618$618

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services15747204
Health Professions and Related Programs8344127
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8585
Education5218474
Social Sciences4343
Visual and Performing Arts4040
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3939
Psychology3333
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1111
English Language and Literature & Letters1010
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies88
Mathematics and Statistics77
History66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics44
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Physical Sciences11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Grand Total6071094720

A total of 607 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Florida Southern College.

At the master's and doctor's level 113 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate63%59%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

General info

Alternative namesFSC
Florida Southern
Founded1883
MottoLux Sapientia Lex
Light, Wisdom, Law
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Colorsscarlet, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff572
Instructional FTE188
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.flsouthern.edu
Address111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, Florida, 33801-5698
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population101,000
Phone8636804111
Fax+1 (863) 680 4120

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