Nothing illustrates the value of a Florida Southern education more powerfully than the success of our graduates. Their ability to solve real-world challenges makes them highly sought after by the nation’s top employers and graduate programs.
The 4-year graduation rate for Florida Southern students is 48% higher than the national average*.
*National Center for Education Statistics
55% of alumni say their job makes the world a better place*.
Florida Southern graduates have an average mid-career salary of $83,600+*.
My experience at FSC was more than what I ever thought my college experience would be. FSC gave me the opportunity to travel abroad on multiple occasions, experience wonderful professors who have shaped my future.
Mary Baltimore graduated from Florida Southern with a degree in Business Administration; minor in Spanish.
Be confident in yourself and know your worth. Always believe in what you have to offer.
The courses I took at FSC were appropriately challenging to prepare me to succeed in medical school, but that’s something you can find almost anywhere. I thought FSC particularly excelled in providing me with the kind of one-on-one time with faculty members / mentors, which is impossible at larger schools.
Brent Willobee graduated from Florida Southern with a degree in Biology.
Make time to do the things you can’t put on a medical school application.
I believe FSC is the reason I'm in my dream job. The classes, and even the student organizations, prepared me for real life experiences. What I was doing with my internship is what I’m in charge of now at my work.
Shannah Bober graduated from Florida Southern with a degree in Communication.
This is the time to really figure yourself and your dreams out, go on the adventure.
The key is to be relentless in pursuit of your life’s mission. If you don’t know what your mission is, ask yourself three questions: what makes you happy, what is your talent, and where is the greatest need for what you have to offer (time, money, and passion).
Juliana Cardona Mejia graduated from Florida Southern with a degree in Political Science; minors in Latin American Studies and Communication.
You will never be ready, at some point you just have to go for it. You will fail. Accept each failure and each day as a brand new start.
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.
Whatever your discipline, Florida Southern’s curriculum is designed to provide hands-on experience that build your resumé and prepare you for graduate school and the workplace.
Internships allow students to apply in real-world situations what they are learning in the classroom.
In today’s global marketplace, travel is one of the most valuable experiences you can have.
Conduct relevant undergraduate research even in your first year.
In addition to hands-on classroom experiences, Florida Southern also provides ample connections through our extensive networks. From Fortune 500 companies to non-profits and local startups, our network will open doors and facilitate connections.
Florida Southern brings together the best and brightest in central Florida with top businesses and students getting a chance to meet each other.
Students have an opportunity to learn more about potential career paths from seasoned professionals and alumni.
We help our students to acquire the skills they need to stand out by interviewing with real business recruiters to get open, honest, and constructive feedback.
Every year Florida Southern hosts dozens of the top graduate schools for our students to learn more about continuing their academic careers.
100% of graduates participate in internships, performances, study abroad, research, or other high impact experiences.
Undergraduate students participate in research, present at professional conferences, and become published authors—all before finishing their bachelor’s degree.
Our commitment to engaged learning means our students are prepared to advance their education at some of the nation’s most prestigious graduate schools.
The tools and services you need to succeed. Florida Southern College takes our commitment to student services seriously. We constantly seek to improve the opportunities we offer our students to expand their life experiences, community impact, and academic excellence.
Services designed to support you from start to finish while you go through your internship, job, and/or graduate school search process
Florida Southern offers a variety of resources to help you succeed in your academic pursuits.
Get involved with a student club / organization on campus to increase opportunities for leadership roles.
Contact the Career Center to find out how to tap into our pool of outstanding students and graduates.