Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

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#3

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Founded in 1883 as a private college, Florida Southern College is located between Orlando and Tampa, in the city of Lakeland, Fla. If you are looking for sunshine, the campus area boasts an average 330 sunny days per year. The campus has also been designated a National Historic Landmark complete with buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and stunning views of Lake Hollingsworth. The college offers more than 50 majors including nursing, fine arts, business, psychology, biological sciences, and chemistry, just to name a few.

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Quick Facts


111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1883

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
44.8% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

July 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
2% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$31,460 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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Business

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Agricultural business and management, general, Computer science, Elementary education and teaching, Art teacher education, Music teacher education, Spanish language and literature, Creative writing, General literature, Humanities/humanistic studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biotechnology, Marine biology and biological oceanography, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Mathematics and computer science, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Health and physical education/fitness, general, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Chemistry, general, Psychology, general, Social sciences, general, Criminology, Economics, general, Economics, other, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, Graphic design, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Technical theatre/theatre design and technology, Acting, Musical theatre, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Music performance, general, Music management, Health/health care administration/management, Athletic training/trainer, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Small business administration/management, History, general, Mass communication/media studies, Public relations, advertising, and applied communication, Organizational communication, general, Political communication, Sports communication

Minors Offered

Horticultural science, Computer science, Spanish language and literature, Hispanic and latin american languages, literatures, and linguistics, general, Pre-law studies, English language and literature, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Army jrotc/rotc, Environmental studies, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Chemistry, general, Psychology, general, Social sciences, general, Criminology, Economics, general, Political science and government, general, Women's studies, Design and visual communications, general, Graphic design, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, History, general, Public relations, advertising, and applied communication, other

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 2,172
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,114
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 32

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, minority student, military, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 0
Burglary 3 4 4
Motor vehicle theft 3 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 3 3 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 2 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.