Welcome to Florida Southern College

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111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive

Lakeland, FL 33801



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Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College is the oldest privat

e college in the Sunshine State

and is ideally located in historic Lakeland. A comprehensive, s

elective college, Florida Southern

offers a superb liberal arts core and outstanding profess

ional programs in business, nursing,

and education and pre-professional programs in medicine, dent

istry, engineering, law, physical

therapy, theology, and veterinary medicine.

Florida Southern is a nationally-recognized leader in engaged lea

rning, an instructional

approach that encourages student-faculty collaborative research an

d performance, service

learning, study abroad, and internships to prepare student

s for successful careers. In fact, FSC

students are guaranteed both an internship and study abroad ex

perience, ensuring our

graduates enter the world equipped with both extensive conceptu

al understanding and real-

world experience.

LOCATION: Centrally located between Tampa and Orlando, Lakeland is home

to Florida

Southern College. A progressively growing city of over 100,

000 people, you

ll find a diversity of

residents whose fresh thinking and entrepreneurial spirit pro

vide global eats and world-class

art, trendy hangouts and hip shops, big-time sports, and o

pportunities to make a difference.

The quintessential college town, Lakeland has a dynamic cultural l

ife, shaped largely by the

20,000 college students who study and work there. Florida So


s campus is also home to

the world

s largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, makin

g it a popular cultural

tourism destination for visitors from around the world.


Interested students may apply either online through Florida Sou


s website, the Common

Application, the Coalition Application, or through a mail-

in application. You will also be asked

to include a personal statement, a list of extracurricular act

ivities, official transcripts, and test

scores, and an academic letter of recommendation. Early Decision ap

plicants must apply by

November 1st, and our


application deadline for Regular Decision applicants is March




Students applying via Regular and Early Decision receive decisions

approximately 2-3 weeks

from the date their application and all credentials have been r



We believe that your Florida Southern College education will b

e one of the smartest

investments you ever make. Regardless of whether you qualify for feder

al aid, FSC has

resources that will help you find the best financial solu

tion, including scholarships, grants, and

work-study programs. In fact, 98% of our students receive so

me form of financial aid. Annually,

Florida Southern College students receive over $45 million in f

inancial assistance. For the 2017-

2018 academic year, the cost of attendance (tuition, room, b

oard) was $47,998, and the

average financial aid package totaled $25,081.


Academic Programs (http://www.flsouthern.edu/undergraduate/academi


Admissions (http://www.flsouthern.edu/undergraduate/admissi


Tuition and Fees (http://www.flsouthern.edu/undergraduate/f



Financial Aid (http://www.flsouthern.edu/undergraduate/fina


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