FSC Description

Ranked high by numerous college guidebooks, Florida Southern College offers more than just strong academics. At Florida Southern, students also learn through numerous learning and work opportunities beyond the classroom.

Located in Lakeland, Florida, Florida Southern College offers over 50 undergraduate majors. Fields of study include Advertising, Art History, Communications, Computer Science, Criminology, English, Environmental Studies, Horticulture, Music, Psychology, Finance, Education and a range of pre-professional programs in the medical, legal, engineering and religious fields.

Graduate programs are available in Teaching, Business and Nursing.

Unique to Florida Southern College are the opportunities for learning beyond the classroom. Alongside faculty, students undertake research in such fields as chemistry, education, math and athletic sciences.

Another way that Florida Southern provides chances to learn outside of the classroom is through internships and service learning opportunities. Through such assignments, students are given the chance to work within their field and gain and build on skills while making professional contacts.

With over 70 clubs and student organizations, which include leadership programs, service opportunities, creative and academic clubs, religious organizations and Greek life, the student life at Florida Southern also helps students to expand and grow.

Admissions standards at Florida Southern are somewhat competitive. Eligible students may receive some form of aid including scholarships, grants, loans and work-study awards, which can be used to help cover tuition.

Quick Facts about Florida Southern College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Moccasins

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$ 25,529

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 25,529

Retention Rate

75%

Enrollment

2,350

Year Established

1883

FSC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Florida Southern College 5 stars overall.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I love this school and this is where i plan to go because it is warm and welcoming and a beautiful campus and i felt like a was wanted there and i fit in well. Amazing place to study and i thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the campus.

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FSC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
2,185
Freshman Class
710
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
2,350

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
93%
Graduate
7%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
75%
Part-Time
25%

Gender of Students

Women
62%
Men
38%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
7%
African American
6%
Caucasian
75%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
9%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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