Costs & Financial Aid

When you’re ready to go for it

We understand that paying for school is an important factor in your decision-making process. At Florida Southern, we are committed to helping students minimize the costs.

Our tuition compares favorably with other Florida institutions. We also provide lots of little things that really help you save, like a free membership to our world-class fitness center and plenty of on-campus activities.

Graduate Program Costs for 2014-15**

School of Education
Tuition per credit hour $315
8 credit hours $2,520
Technology Fee* $50
SEMESTER TOTAL $2,570
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Tuition per credit hour $400
8 credit hours $3,200
Technology Fee* $50
SEMESTER TOTAL $3,250
School of Nursing
Tuition per credit hour $515
8 credit hours $4,120
Technology Fee* $50
SEMESTER TOTAL $4,635

*Technology Fees for the School of Education and the School of Nursing:
$25 for up to 4 credit hours, $50 for 5-8 credit hours, $100 for 9 or more credit hours

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Flying Start courses

$3,350

Fall Term

$7,750

Spring Term

$7,750

Summer term

$3,350

Fall Term

$7,750

PROGRAM TOTAL $29,990

* Technology Fees for MBA Students: $25 for up to 4 credit hours, $100 for 5 or more credit hours

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
Tuition per credit hour $700
Fall Term 1 - 8 credits $5,600
Spring Term- 8 credits $5,600
Summer Term - 7 credits $4,900
Fall Term 2 - 7 credits $4,900
Entire Program * $21,000 *

* Technology Fees for MAcc Students: $25 for up to 4 credit hours, $100 for 5 or more credit hours

**Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Students wishing to live on campus, apartment-style housing is available.
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863.680.4205
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Undergraduate Program Costs for 2014-15**

Adult Education Programs
Tuition per credit hour $285
8 credit hours $2,280
Technology Fee* $50
SEMESTER TOTAL $2,330

* Technology Fees for students in Adult Education programs:
$25 for up to 4 credit hours, $50 for 5-8 credit hours, $100 for 9 or more credit hours

Miscellaneous Fees
Parking Permit $40/yr.
Graduation fee $60

Questions? Contact

Business Office / Student Accounts
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, Florida  33801-5698

E-Mail:
studentaccts@flsouthern.edu

**Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Types of Aid

Financial aid is provided to help students pay for or supplement payment of educational expenses. Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans and scholarships. Students commonly use a combination of these resources to pay for college.

Scholarships

A scholarship is a financial aid award that does not need to be repaid. Scholarships are a form of merit-based aid, meaning they are offered based on merit or achievement in a specific area.

Grants

A grant is a financial aid award that does not need to be repaid. Grants are a form of need-based aid, meaning they are distributed based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Loans

A loan is a financial aid award that must be repaid with interest. Loans are a form of need-based aid, meaning they are offered based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


The best place to start to determine what combinations of resources are best for your circumstance is the Florida Southern College, Financial Aid Office. Our Financial Aid staff will be happy to tell you about what student aid is currently available from the State of Florida, the Federal Government and the school and help you locate other resources.

Please contact Roxanna Roadarmel at 863.680.3963 or rroadarmel@flsouthern.edu. She can provide you with qualification information and how to apply.

Applying for Aid

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 30 days prior to the term start date. The web address is www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  2. Complete the FSC Financial Aid Form (undergraduates and graduates).
  3. Apply for a federal loan.
  4. Complete loan entrance counseling (required if applying for a loan).