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Florida Southern College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Florida Southern College

Website: http://www.flsouthern.edu
Address: 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr , Lakeland , Florida - 33801-5698
Phone: (863) 680-4111
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Small City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,110
854
1,256
Percent admitted
67%
63%
70%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
35%
36%
34%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
470
580
SAT Math
490
580
SAT Writing
460
570
ACT Composite
20
25
ACT English
20
25
ACT Math
19
25
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $21,620
Out-of-state tuition $21,620
Books and supplies $1,150
On-campus room and board $7,850
On-campus other expenses $1,090
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
98%
-
Federal grant aid
24%
$3,911
State or local grant aid
77%
$4,909
Institutional grant aid
89%
-
Loan aid
35%
$3,706
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,319
37%
63%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,184
Estimated graduates enrolled 135
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 52%
Men 44%
Women 56%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 37%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 49%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 52%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $19,165 $21,190 $22,145 $22,795 2.9%
Books and supplies $1,150 $1,150 $1,150 $1,150 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,140 $7,500 $7,850 $8,242 5.0%
Other $1,035 $1,050 $1,090 $1,000 -8.3%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,500 $6,500 $7,500 $8,242 9.9%
Other $800 $1,050 $1,050 $1,183 12.7%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $800 $1,050 $1,050 $1,183 12.7%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $28,490 $30,890 $32,235 $33,187 3.0%
Off Campus $26,615 $29,890 $31,845 $33,370 4.8%
Off Campus with Family $21,115 $23,390 $24,345 $25,128 3.2%
 

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Map of Florida Southern College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,437 1,048 1,389
Percent admitted 69% 69% 70%
Percent admitted who enrolled 33% 33% 32%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 460 83%
ACT 350 63%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 470 580
SAT Math 470 580
SAT Writing 470 570
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1935 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/22/2000 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/8/2006 -   Accredited