Facts and Figures

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 - 1310
SAT Score
25 - 30
ACT Score
3.8
Average GPA

Admissions Totals

3,500+
Total students from nearly every state & 50 countries.
11,000+
Applications Received Annually
51%
Acceptance Rate

It’s an 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.

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$52+
million
in annual FSC scholarships and grants.
$66+
million
overall financial aid annually.
99%
receive institutional financial aid.

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.

70+
Programs
149
Full-Time Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
34+
Study Abroad Options

Internships and Outcomes

95%
Overall job placement rate
30,000+
Alumni All Over the World

Internship Sites

ESPN, Boeing, 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

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.

Learn More about how internships build experience

Conduct relevant 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.

100%
of freshmen biology students conduct antibiotic research
$60k
in annual funds to support student-faculty research
200+
students travel annually to professional meetings

An education from 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.
40+
Countries visited through Junior Journey
400+
Students travel per each year on average

Mocs Athletics

20
Award Winning Varsity Sports
30
NCAA Division II National Championship Titles
1000+
All-American Honors

Student Demographics

Full-Time Students

Race / Ethnic Male Female Total
Nonresident Alien 63 50 113
Hispanics of any race 147 305 452
Black or African American 71 143 214
Asian 33 62 95
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2 1 3
White 734 1303 2037
Two or more races 20 39 59
Unknown 10 11 21
Grand Total 1088 1924 3012

Part-Time Students

Race / Ethnic Male Female Total
Nonresident Alien 4 1 5
Hispanics of any race 21 50 71
Black or African American 12 35 47
Asian - 3 3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - 2 2
White 70 164 234
Two or more races - 4 4
Unknown 1 5 6
Grand Total 110 264 374