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Don't just take our word for it. See what others are saying about FSC.

Best Colleges US News & World Report - Regional Universities South 2022
Best Colleges US News & World Report - Most Innovative 2022
Best Colleges US News & World Report - Undergraduate Teaching 2022
Best Colleges US News & World Report - Best Value Schools 2022
Best Colleges US News & World Report - Social Mobility 2022
The Princeton Review 2022 - The 387 Best Colleges
2021 - 2022 - Colleges of Distinction
2021 - 2022 - Business - Colleges of Distinction
2021 - 2022 - Education - Colleges of Distinction
2021 - 2022 - Nursing - Colleges of Distinction
Best Online Programs US News & World Report - MBA Programs - 2021
Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges - 2021
Poets & Quants for Undergrads - Best Undergraduate Business Schools - 2022
Fortune - Best online MBA programs in Florida
Best Colleges in Florida - Intelligent Approved - 2021
CEO Magazine - #35 Global Online MBA Rankings - 2022
Best Colleges - Christian - EDsmart

More Accolades

"Best online MBA programs in 2021"
"A rapidly rising star among the nation’s best private colleges."
Colleges of Distinction
"No. 14, Best for Experiential Education, in its curated list of the Top 49 Colleges in Florida for 2021, which includes both state schools and private institutions."
Higher-Education Resource Guide
"#52 ranking overall among top undergrad business schools."
Poets & Quants
"A 'Best Buy' College combining affordable costs and quality academics"
US News
"Best undergraduate teaching programs"
US News
"A Best Bang for Your Buck"
Washington Monthly
"Ranked among the best undergraduate business programs."
"Top 20 most innovative small college business departments."
Business Research Guide
"President's higher education honor community service roll."
Corporation for National and Community Service
"One of the best and most interesting schools in the U.S."
Fiske Guide
"#1 private college education program in florida."
Florida Department of Education
"#1 Quality of teaching ranking among the top undergrad business schools"
Poets & Quants
"Voted #1 most beautiful two years in a row."
The Princeton Review
"Ranked #9 in best regional universities in the south"
US News
"Ranked #16 in best value universities in the south"
US News
"Top 3 regional university in florida and top 10 in the south"
US News
"Top 10 for teacher engagement."
Wall Street Journal
"#1 in experiential education."
William M. Burke Presidential Award

First Year Class Profile

While FSC admits students both above and below our average GPA and middle 50% test score range, admission is competitive and we seek to enroll students who demonstrate the greatest potential for academic and personal success.

First Year Student Profile

1170 - 1320

SAT Score

24 - 30

ACT Score

3.4 - 4.1

Average GPA

Applications Received

More Than


Applications Received Annually


Acceptance Rate

Investment of a Lifetime

Rated a "Best Buy in the South" by U.S. News & World Report, Florida Southern College provides an exceptional education at a reasonable cost. We are committed to the promise that a Florida Southern College education is one of the best investments a family can make.


Million in Annual FSC Scholarships and Grants


Million in Overall Financial Aid Annually


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Academics is more than just your major...

Our students appreciate small classes that engage them with hands-on activities, discussions, presentations, guest speakers, and experiences designed to bring their education to life.




Full-Time Faculty


Student-Faculty Ratio

More Than


Total students from nearly every state & 50 countries.

Undergraduate research even in your first year

Join the faculty-student collaboration initiative at Florida Southern College! Our passion is helping you apply your learning to real life.


of freshmen biology students conduct antibiotic research


students travel annually to professional meetings

Did you know?

95 percent of employers say they look for new hires with experience. Florida Southern guarantees internship opportunities to build your resumé and expand your network.

Florida Southern will take you places

With our Junior Journey program, every new full-time undergraduate student* is guaranteed a domestic or foreign travel experience that enables each student to take a journey, exploring new geographic and intellectual areas.

* Our Junior Journey policy requires all students to have completed at least four full semesters before being eligible for the Junior Journey program.


Study Abroad Options


Countries visited through Junior Journey


Students travel each year on average

Internships and Outcomes


Positive Outcomes


Alumni all over the world

Internship Sites



Lakeland Regional Medical Center

Tampa General Hospital

Nature Conservancy of Florida

Orlando Magic

Graduate School Placement

Columbia University

Duke University

Harvard University

New York University

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Pratt Institute

University of Chicago

Vanderbilt University

Yale University

Student life by the numbers


Clubs and Organizations


Greek Chapters


Musical Performances


Participate in Wellness Activities

Mocs Athletics


Award-Winning Sports


NCAA Division II National Championship Titles


All-American Honors

Student Demographics

Full-Time Students

Black or African American71143214
Hispanics of any race147305452
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander213
Nonresident Alien6350113
Two or more races203959
Grand Total108819243012

Part-Time Students

Black or African American123547
Hispanics of any race215071
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander-22
Nonresident Alien415
Two or more races-44
Grand Total110264374