National Rankings

National Rankings

College guidebooks rate Florida Southern tops among the nation’s colleges and universities.

The College's academic program, commitment to engaged learning, faculty accomplishments, financial assistance, and quality of campus life are all considered outstanding.

Princeton Review

Princeton Review's

Best 378 Colleges

Focusing on academics, social life, and financial aid, The Princeton Review bases its findings on student surveys and considers Florida Southern in the top 15% of all colleges nationwide. Included in this prestigious guide for eight consecutive years, The Princeton Review ranks our Intramural Program as #4 in the country and our campus “Most Beautiful” two-years in a row.

U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report

Rating colleges in the areas of student quality and selectivity, faculty retention, class size, and alumni giving, U.S. News & World Report ranks Florida Southern the No. 1 Regional College in Florida.

Fiske Guide

Fiske Guide

The most trusted source for college-bound students and their parents, The Fiske Guide includes Florida Southern among the "best and most interesting" schools in the U.S. as well as a "Top Financial Find."

Forbes

Forbes

Student satisfaction is among the items taken into consideration by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity when compiling its annual report for Forbes' ranking of America's Top Colleges. The latest Forbes report ranks FSC among 650 of the nation's leading undergraduate colleges in the nation.

#1 In Experiential Education

Florida Southern College was honored with the 2010 William M. Burke Presidential Award for Excellence in Experiential Education in recognition of the significant contributions the College has made to experiential education by providing students with meaningful engaged learning opportunities in the classroom, on campus, and in the community.

Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly

Offering a different kind of college ranking, the Washington Monthly assessed how well colleges and universities serve their communities and the country. Emphasizing the commitment of students to community service and the training and research of the academic faculty, among other factors, the guidebook ranks Florida Southern among the Top 50 baccalaureate programs in the nation.

Colleges of Distinction

Colleges of Distinction

Profiling America’s best institutions of higher education, the Colleges of Distinction guide describes Florida Southern as one of the best places to learn, grow, and succeed.

Barron's

Barron's Best Buy in College Education

Updated to reflect the most recent changes in tuition, fees, and general cost of living, this popular directory includes Florida Southern as a school where you'll receive a first-class education at a reasonable price.

Insider’s Guide to Colleges

Insider’s Guide to Colleges

The Insider’s Guide to Colleges includes FSC as one of the top schools in the nation. Compiled by student reporters at the Yale Daily News, the Guide is of special interest to high school students looking for the “inside scoop” on colleges.

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Given annually to only a handful of colleges and universities by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the President’s Honor Roll has recognized Florida Southern’s commitment to innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs six-years in a row.