We offer 50 undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs, along with graduate programs in business, nursing, and education.
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The 2013-2014 school year began August 21, 2013 and spring semester begins January 7, 2014. Florida Southern offers a May Option along with three summer sessions.
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Florida Southern College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida Southern College.
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Lakeland, Florida is a safe, suburban, and incredibly inviting community between Tampa and Orlando in the heart of Florida’s high-tech corridor.
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Florida Southern enrolls 2,185 undergraduate and 134 graduate students representing 45 states and nearly 50 foreign countries.
116 full-time faculty members teach FSC’s undergraduate courses; 85% hold the highest degree in their area of expertise; all are dedicated partners in learning who engage students in relevant, dynamic, and personalized instruction.
"Most Beautiful Campus"
With 60 buildings on 100 acres, all situated amidst an orange grove on the north shore of Lake Hollingsworth, our campus offers first-rate resources—including ivy-covered halls, cutting-edge research space, state-of-the-art classrooms, comfortable meeting areas, high-tech computer labs, a comprehensive library, performing arts complex, world-class fitness center, and more.
Residence Halls: 18 unique living options including traditional halls, special interest living/learning communities, and off-campus apartments.
Outdoor Spaces: Offering breathtaking views and wi-fi access, Lynn Garden, Hollis Garden, Babcock Garden, and other outdoor areas are perfect for campus events, recreation, lounging with friends, or completing homework.
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80+ clubs and organizations, including special interest groups, student government, Greek life, academic clubs, professional organizations, performing arts ensembles, campus ministries, varsity and intramural athletics, and service groups.
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Arts & Culture
Home to a thriving arts community and the Festival of Fine Arts, which presents world-class artists in concerts, plays, ballet, opera, art exhibits, and jazz events—all free of charge to students.
19 varsity sports plus water skiing and a full slate of intramurals that involves more than half our students each year.
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