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Early Admission

Applying Early Has Its Advantages

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By applying early, you’re not just opening the door to education — you’re stepping into a world of endless possibilities. You will:


Know Your Decision

Reduce stress by cutting the time spent waiting for a decision; you'll receive an admission decision within three weeks of submitting your materials.


Build a Close Connection

Form a meaningful relationship with your dedicated FSC Admissions counselor, who will guide you through every step of the application process. 


Receive Priority Scholarship Consideration

Applying early will give you priority consideration for athletics, arts, leadership, and service scholarships. Your completed application may also qualify you for a full ride.


Snag Your Invitation

You'll be among the first invited to Southern Select, FSC's exclusive, immersive visit opportunity for a select group of accepted students.


Get Your Personalized Aid Award

When you apply early and file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), you'll also be among the first to receive your personalized aid award.


Stay Ahead of the Curve

Complete FSC’s Preferred Application today! Test scores are optional, and no essay is required - just a short personal statement.

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Want more perks?

Want more perks?

If Florida Southern is your top choice, consider applying Early Decision. Eliminate the stress of the college search process while enjoying priority consideration for course selection, housing options, and trips!

When I applied early to Florida Southern, I was nervous about making such a big decision. But taking that leap of faith opened doors I never imagined. I received a generous scholarship thanks to early admission, making my college dreams a reality. Trust me, the benefits of applying early far outweigh any fears. Don’t hesitate — apply today.
Colton Dawson '24

Take Advantage of FSC's Signature Opportunities

Your application will also open the door to guaranteed internships, study abroad, and career opportunities.



Intern with industry leaders like OPEC, Disney, or Lockheed Martin, gaining invaluable real-world experience that sets you apart.
Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Picture yourself strolling along the canals of Venice or exploring the vibrant culture of Hong Kong during your junior or senior year with FSC's Junior Journey.
Finish In Four Years

Finish In Four Years

When you follow specific guidelines, you'll graduate in four years. If you can't, we'll cover your remaining tuition costs until you do.

Join Colton and countless others who have discovered the importance of taking action early. Apply now to kickstart your journey to success. Then relax and enjoy your senior year!

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