Southeastern University

Southeastern University

Lakeland, FL
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
6,240
total students
Tuition Cost $24,360 | $24,360
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $15,554
May 1
fall application deadline
97%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
516
sat math
547
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
21
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nonprofit Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Leadership
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's 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.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English Language and Literature Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Biblical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Divinity/Ministry
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Missionary Studies and Missiology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Youth Ministry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Keyboard Instruments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Voice and Opera
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

97% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,258
    • Accepted1,228
    • Acceptance Rate97%
    • Enrolled6,240
    • Female Applicants683
    • Females Accepted668
    • Female Acceptance Rate97%
    • Male Applicants575
    • Males Accepted560
    • Male Acceptance Rate97%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $40
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.37
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen May 1st June 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer July 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 547 500 610
    • SAT Math 516 470 570
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 21 19 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$24,360
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,360
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,000
    • Room and board *$9,550
    • 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:$15,554
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$15,729
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$15,975
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,107
    • Average Grant Aid:$9,024
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$6,252
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:100%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 61%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 13%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students6,240
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino18.53%
    • Black or African American13.41%
    • White or Caucasian59.18%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.48%
    • Asian1.73%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.51%
    • Two or more races.03%
    • Unknown or International Student4.89%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.23% representing 33 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students47% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 32%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • 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 Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes Yes Yes
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Yes Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes Yes Yes
    • Tennis No Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty467
    • Full-time Percentage34%
    • Part-time Percentage66%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio20:1 or 5,499 students to 274 faculty

Location & Contact

1000 Longfellow Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33801-6099
USA

Ms. Sarah Clark

Executive Director of Admission

Phone: 863-667-5018
Email: admission@seu.edu


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