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Citrus and Horticultural Science

Florida Southern College has the nation's only bachelor's degree program in Citrus and Horticultural Science taught by industry leaders.

Our Citrus and Horticultural Science program—the only one of its kind in the country—provides the perfect combination of hands-on experiences (both on campus and off) and broad-based education, as well as the industry connections, you need to excel.

rated a best buy college, combining affordable costs and quality academics by fiske guide to colleges
ranked a top three regional university by U.S. news and world report
ranked among america's top colleges by forbes
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Top Reasons

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Unique Citrus Program

We have the nation’s only bachelor's degree program specifically in citrus and is known throughout Florida's citrus industry for the quality of our program.

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Citrus Trees On Campus

The Florida Southern campus has a collection of citrus trees for use in hands-on engaged learning in classes.

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Central Florida Location

Located in Florida's citrus production area and close proximity to the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred allows us to bring in expert guest speakers from the industry.