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Financial Aid

It's an Investment of A Life Time

Rated a "Best Buy in the South" by U.S. News & World Report, Florida Southern College provides an exceptional education at a reasonable cost.

more than twenty million dollars in annual scholarships
more than forty-two million dollars overall assistance
98 percent of students receive financial aid

We are committed to the promise that a Florida Southern College education is one of the best investments a family can make.

To apply for financial aid at Florida Southern follow these 5 steps:

1

Net Price Calculator

Our Net Price Calculator provides a quick, early assessment of financial aid options that may be available to you. Each year we award over $20 million in scholarships and grants - and your may qualify for federal or state aid programs, as well.

2

Apply for admission and you will automatically be considered for one of our merit scholarships.

Most scholarships are automatic for eligible students accepted to Florida Southern if academic requirements are met.

3

Apply for state aid

Did you know that Florida residents attending a private college are eligible for a $3,000 grant through the FRAG program? Learn more about eligibility for Florida state aid programs.

Florida Bright Futures funds apply here, too! See your high school guidance office for more information.

4

Complete the FAFSA. Florida Southern's code on the FAFSA is 001488.

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which determines your eligibility for all federal aid - including loans and need-based institutional aid. Complete the FAFSA after October 1 and before March 1 of your senior year.

5

Review important next steps in finalizing your financial aid and FSC enrollment.

We invite you to schedule an appointment to review your financial aid package and payment options with your admissions counselor. We can meet with you in person or over the phone.

Scholarships

Each year, Florida Southern offers $20+ million in college aid on the basis of academic merit, talent in athletics or fine arts, leadership, community services, student need, and other factors.

View Our Scholarships
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Grants

Grants are a form of need-based aid, which means they are distributed based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Learn Moreabout grants

Loans

Loans are a form of need-based aid, which means they are offered based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Learn Moreabout loans

2016-2017 Tuition and Costs

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For first-year students: total tuition, fees, room and board averages $43,830.

Tuitions & Fees

Semester

$16,575

Annual

$33,150

Flat fee for 12-18 credits

Meal Plan

Semester

$2,175

Annual

$4,350

20 Meal Plan is required for all first-year resident students.

Annual Housing

Double

$6,330

Single

$7,500

Singles, triples and quads are available in select residence halls.

See Detailed Cost Information

Financial Aid Forms

After the Financial Aid Office has received your application, you will receive instructions on what information is still needed to complete your file.

View All Forms for financial aid

Additional Resources

We've compiled a list of helpful external sites and other resources to assist you with college financial planning.

Learn More about additional web resources available for your financial planning activities