Florida Southern College is a private, religious school in the suburb of Lakeland, Florida. Florida Southern was founded in 1883. The college enrolls around 3,386 students per year, including 2,811 undergraduate students.
It is moderately difficult to get into Florida Southern. Florida Southern admitted 61% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 10,759 students applied to Florida Southern and 6,571 were admitted.
|Florida Southern College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||61%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||86%|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||79%|
|Applicants Submitting ACT scores||79%|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||27%|
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Florida Southern College is locatedin the town of Lakeland, Florida, in the city of Tampa and Orlando.
If you want to see Florida Southern for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 4 to Lakeland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tampa International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Florida Southern College and Lakeland are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Florida Southern is May 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Florida Southern is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1310 and Above
1170 to 1310
1170 and Less
The median SAT score for Florida Southern students is 1244. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Florida Southern, while applicants with SAT scores between 1170 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1170 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Florida Southern.
Wondering what life at Florida Southern is like? There are approximately 3,386 students enrolled at Florida Southern, including 2,811 undergraduate students and 575 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from FL and 35% percent of students are from other states.
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