Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,741
Graduate Enrollment: 575
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 60.88%

Male/Female: 31% / 69% (2017)

First generation college students: 27.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,268
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1160 - 1335

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 25 - 30

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 69.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 52.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 41.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 31.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 68.2%
Black: 6.4%
Hispanic: 15.7%
Asian: 3.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.0%
Non-resident alien: 3.4%
Unknown race: 0.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $54,324
In-State tuition: $38,980
Out-of-State tuition: $38,980

Estimated books and supplies: $1,250 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,006 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,864 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,006 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,864 (2022)

Average Family Income: $92,042 (2017)
Median Family Income: $66,112 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 26.6%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 56.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $20,795
$30k-48k $19,559
$48k-75k $23,062
$75k-110k $26,942
$110k+ $29,928

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 64%
6-year graduation rate: 68%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 66.3% (2015)
@3 year 71.9% (2017)
@5 year 79.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 55.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 56.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,090 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $47,132 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 8 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 37 $27,000 $286 $26,656 ($2,221) $37,552 ($3,129)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 21 $23,250 $243 $36,219 ($3,018)
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 17 $23,250 $246 $20,939 ($1,745)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 13
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 14
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 3
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 45 $25,500 $260 $29,956 ($2,496) $41,966 ($3,497)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 22 $26,000 $276 $38,830 ($3,236) $39,860 ($3,322)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 15
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 20 $23,250 $246
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 22 $27,000 $276 $21,170 ($1,764)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 11
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 9
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 65 $27,000 $286 $63,779 ($5,315) $71,193 ($5,933)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 53 $631 $93,381 ($7,782) $111,572 ($9,298)
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 13
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 2
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 5
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 67 $25,955 $273 $29,405 ($2,450) $49,986 ($4,166)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 14 $56,865 ($4,739)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 20 $458 $50,566 ($4,214)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 16 $56,685 ($4,724)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 4
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 33 $27,000 $286 $41,871 ($3,489) $45,824 ($3,819)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Literature. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 127 $23,250 $246 $41,390 ($3,449) $48,024 ($4,002)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 39 $64,224 ($5,352) $81,903 ($6,825)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 44 $24,187 $201 $41,814 ($3,485)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 17
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $77,760
Full time faculty: 99%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $94,599,918 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $111,809,685 (2022)