Academic Life

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.

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Ready to Take on the World

Signature opportunities allow you to put your newfound knowledge to work while gaining the practical, hands-on experience employers and graduate schools demand.

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Florida Southern has a lot to offer

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Outstanding Programs

Florida Southern College's extensive academic programs include more than 70 undergraduate majors, as well as adult bachelor's, graduate, and doctoral programs.

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Internships are a crucial part of experiential education — giving you the exposure, training, and mentorship necessary for a successful career in a highly competitive job market.

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Study Abroad

Study abroad is an essential part of the well-rounded foundation you’ll receive from Florida Southern College.

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Undergraduate Research

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

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Academic Centers and Institutes

Florida Southern College provides access to many academic centers and institutes providing exciting opportunities to both students and the Lakeland community alike.

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Campus Offices and Resources

As a student attending Florida Southern College you’ll find the academic resources you need to succeed both in and out of the classroom.

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Being a student here helped me to define a clearer career path for myself and provided me with real world opportunities to engage with the industry. Most importantly, it provided me with lifelong friends who have supported me through the great highs and lows of life.

— Lisa Scharoun