Florida Southern Named a 'Best Buy' in 2011 'Fiske Guide'
LAKELAND, Fla. (June 28, 2010) -- Florida Southern College is one of just 45 "Best Buy Schools" listed in the 2011 edition of the prestigious "Fiske Guide to Colleges." The "Best Buy" list includes institutions with stellar academic programs, modest tuition costs, and outstanding quality of life for students.
The "Fiske Guide" is the nation's No. 1 bestselling college guide, covering academics, campus setting, student body, financial aid, housing, food, social life, and extracurricular activities at about 300 of the "best and most interesting" schools in the United States.
This years list of 45 "Best Buy Schools" includes only 24 private colleges. Florida Southern has been listed as a "Best Buy" in the "Fiske Guide" for three consecutive years.
The Fiske Guide states: "Founded in 1883, Florida Southern College remains committed to providing students with a solid liberal arts foundation and exceptional signature programs. Students enjoy a bevy of academic choices, including outstanding pre-professional programs, comprehensive undergraduate research opportunities, and a vigorous study abroad program."