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Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL
#5

Regional Colleges South



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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111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698

2013-2014 Tuition

$28,580 Tuition and Fees

Students

2040 undergraduate students
42% male / 58% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
55.7% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1883

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Agricultural Business and Management, General, Landscaping and Groundskeeping, Turf and Turfgrass Management, Horticultural Science, Computer Science, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Writing, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Christian Studies, Youth Ministry, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Social Sciences, General, Criminology, Economics, General, Sociology, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music Management, Athletic Training/Trainer, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

Minors Offered

Agricultural Business and Management, General, Ornamental Horticulture, Turf and Turfgrass Management, Horticultural Science, Education, General, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Pre-Law Studies, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Environmental Biology, Mathematics, General, Mathematics and Computer Science, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music Theory and Composition, Athletic Training/Trainer, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Physical Therapy/Therapist, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,040
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,985
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 36
Percent of male undergraduates: 42%
Percent of female undergraduates: 58%
Percent of international undergraduates: 5%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, personal, psychological, religious
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: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: track and field (outdoor)

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