Florida SouthWestern State College

Florida SouthWestern State College

Fort Myers, FL
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
16,616
total students
Tuition Cost $2,436 | $9,750
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $6,172
August 17
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Turf and Turfgrass Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architectural Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Network and System Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child-Care Provision
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Cardiovascular Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Community Health Services Counseling
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Opticianry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Therapy Technician
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Protective Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Biology/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,769
    • Accepted4,663
    • Acceptance Rate80%
    • Enrolled16,616
    • Female Applicants3,297
    • Females Accepted2,613
    • Female Acceptance Rate79%
    • Male Applicants2,472
    • Males Accepted2,050
    • Male Acceptance Rate82%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $30
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.96
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 17th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 17th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$2,436
    • Out-of-state tuition *$9,750
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$965
    • Room and board *$8,860
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$6,172
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$6,004
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,461
    • Average Grant Aid:$2,588
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$5,119
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:95%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 47%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 2%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students16,616
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino28.48%
    • Black or African American10.3%
    • White or Caucasian48.09%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.36%
    • Asian1.93%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.17%
    • Two or more races2.27%
    • Unknown or International Student6.13%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.27% representing 27 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students4.1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 2%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Rave Guardian app for students, faculty, and staff

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball No Yes No
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty536
    • Full-time Percentage35%
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio31:1 or 9,310 students to 303 faculty

Location & Contact

8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919
United States

FSW Admissions

Phone: 239-489-9054
Fax: 239-489-9094
Email: admissions@fsw.edu


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