Florida Southern College


— High School Counselors

Welcome, Counselors! Because we realize you're a key resource for college-bound students, we're offering some resources to help them navigate their college selection and application process. At Florida Southern, we strive to give students the care and attention they deserve—from the moment they apply until the day they graduate.

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Fast Facts

Florida Southern is consistently ranked among America's best private colleges. What's more, we're also regularly rated a "best value" among college guides.

FSC Guarantees

Few schools can match our promise to incoming freshmen: A complete undergraduate education (including an internship, study abroad opportunity, and graduation) all in four years.

Quality and Value

Good news: We award financial aid and scholarships to the majority of students. Even better: admitted applicants qualify automatically for most FSC scholarships and grants.

Why Florida Southern

Recognized for our incredible campus, our exceptional value, and our commitment to hands-on learning, FSC offers a college experience unlike any other!

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

Which students fit best at FSC? The truth is, you'll find all kinds of students at Florida Southern. And while each one is different, they’re all bright, curious, well informed, and high achievers. They go the extra mile and believe in making a difference. Of course we need to weigh GPA and test scores when considering applicants—but we also look at extracurricular activities, leadership experiences, community service, and other

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Class Profile

Class of 2017 Student Profile

Here's a quick look at this year's incoming class:

  • 600 first-year students
  • Students represent nearly every state in the U.S. and 50 countries
  • 41% enrolled as liberal arts majors, 33% enrolled as natural and health sciences majors, 19% enrolled as business majors, and 7% enrolled as education majors
  • 3.6 average GPA
  • 1136 average SAT Reading and Math combined score, 26 average ACT composite score

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Application Deadlines

Application Checklist & Deadlines

To finalize your application to Florida Southern, please submit the following items:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • One academic reference
  • Extracurricular and community service summary

Admission forms & deadlines