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How to Apply
First-year Undergraduates

Applying is as easy as 1, 2, 3...

Applying to Florida Southern is the first step in making your college experience one that defines your future success.

Step 1:
start your Application

Our application Florida Southern College supports the most popular application platforms in higher education. Use the one that works best for you.

Fall 2021

Florida Southern Application

One of the best ways to apply to FSC is to use our own application. It provides all the tools you need to quickly and successfully apply to Florida Southern.

Other Ways to Apply for Fall 2021

If you are already using the Common App or the Coalition App in your search process we also support these popular application platforms.

Applying for Spring 2021?

Please use one of these application links to apply.

Step 2:
choose early or regular admission

Students choose the application timeline that meets their personal goals. You can apply via one of our Early Admission processes to receive your decision faster or apply later in the school year via our Regular Admission process.

Early Admission

Students who would like an early answer on their application status may apply Early Admission.

Early Action

Priority Date:
November 1

Notification Date:
December 15

Deposit Date:
May 1

Early Decision (BINDING)

Priority Date:
November 1

Notification Date:
December 15

Deposit Date:
January 15

Regular Admission

Regular Admission deadlines provide more time however applications received after the last date will be considered on a rolling space-available basis.

Before December

Priority Date:
December 1

Notification Date:
January 15

Deposit Date:
May 1

After December

Priority Date:
March 1

Notification Date:
April 1

Deposit Date:
May 1


We strongly encourage you to apply before the priority deadlines to maximize your scholarship and visit opportunities.

Additional Options

We also offer a Spring Start option for first-year students.

Step 3:
send supporting Materials

Submit the following as soon as possible to help us get you your admission decision.

First-Year Students

Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.

Send your materials to:

Office of Admissions
Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698



we are here to help!
Florida Southern is here for you.

Our professional team of admissions counselors are available to guide you through each step of the application process.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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