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Florida Southern, founded in 1885, is a church-affiliated college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 100-acre campus, containing buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is listed with the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in Lakeland, 45 miles from both Tampa and Orlando.

Website: www.flsouthern.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,723
Undergraduate
Students
(65.0%) 1,770 Women
(35.0%) 953 Men
467
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
50% of 7,254 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.76
SAT Math
550-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
614 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,720
Tuition and Fees
$37,640
Room and Board
$11,880
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$32,395
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,974
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
149
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Lakeland Population
100,710
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa, Orlando
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
79% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mocassins (snake)
Sororities
35% of women participate
Fraternities
29% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
6.6% Black/African-American
12.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.2% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
55%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
24.7%
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