Florida Southern College

country rank  775
world rank  2170

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Established in 1883, Florida Southern College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Lakeland (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Florida Southern College (FSC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Florida Southern College (FSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 137 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FSC
Founded 1883
Motto Lux Sapientia Lex
Light, Wisdom, Law
Colours Scarlet and white

University Location

Address 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland (population range: 50,000-249,999)
33801-5698 Florida
United States
T +1 (863) 680 4111
F +1 (863) 680 4120

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland 33801-5698
+1 (863) 680 4131

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Florida Southern College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1935


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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