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Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

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Overview

Florida Southern College is a Comprehensive institution located in Lakeland, FL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL  33801
United States
Contact Arden Mitchell
Director of Admissions
Email: fscadm@flsouthern.edu
Phone: 863-680-4131
Fax: 863-680-4120

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Landscaping And Groundskeeping Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Organizational Communication, General Checkmark
Political Communication Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Sports Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
General Literature Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Statistics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Economics, Other Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,117
Applied
4,591
Accepted
2,834
Enrolled
50%
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Female Admissions

6,270
Females Applied
3,100
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,847
Males Applied
1,491
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.73
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 1st December 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 608 560 650
SAT Math 593 550 630
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,180
Private
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Fees

800
Full-time student fees
12,006
Room & board
7,206
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

32,283
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,425
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
30,626
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,151
Avg. Loan Aid
24,914
Avg. Grant Aid
26,150
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
28%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,834
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.07%
Black or African American 6.61%
White or Caucasian 70.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.84%
Asian 3.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 0.88%
Other 0.88%

Gender

Male (36.2%)
Female (63.8%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Blast-off, Winter Wonderland and Fairwell Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Astronomy Club, American Sign Language Club, Association of Campus Entertainment, Disney Club and Allies

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

357
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 157
Part-time - 200
Male - 88
Female - 103
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