Southeastern University

Lakeland, FL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,296
Graduate Enrollment: 1,247
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Assemblies of God Church

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 44.92%

Male/Female: 44% / 56% (2017)

First generation college students: 34.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 10.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,112
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 960 - 1183

2022 Median Admit ACT: 22
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 19 - 25

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 55.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 20.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 13.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 55.9%
Black: 11.4%
Hispanic: 23.3%
Asian: 1.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
2+ races: 3.5%
Non-resident alien: 1.8%
Unknown race: 1.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $40,990
In-State tuition: $28,320
Out-of-State tuition: $28,320

Estimated books and supplies: $1,600 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,814 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,080 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,814 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,080 (2022)

Average Family Income: $62,356 (2017)
Median Family Income: $39,372 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 27.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 39.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $228 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $26,277
$30k-48k $25,292
$48k-75k $27,803
$75k-110k $30,299
$110k+ $29,580

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 34%
6-year graduation rate: 51%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,765 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 61.1% (2015)
@3 year 66.4% (2017)
@5 year 75.1% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 42.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 46.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $33,075 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $37,134 (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)
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 13
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 71 $25,343 $246 $29,191 ($2,433)
Bachelor's Degree Bible/Biblical Studies. 3
Associate's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Religious/Sacred Music. 14 $27,500 $204
Associate's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 132 $16,000 $127 $25,211 ($2,101)
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 195 $23,218 $232
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 76 $372
Doctoral Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 13
Bachelor's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 19 $26,000 $265
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 40 $25,000 $265 $20,231 ($1,686) $30,003 ($2,500)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 15
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 12
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 17
Bachelor's Degree History. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 27 $21,500 $207 $26,389 ($2,199)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 9
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 23 $25,000 $246 $28,460 ($2,372)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 5
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 32 $381 $54,806 ($4,567) $55,460 ($4,622)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 19 $74,739 ($6,228)
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 22
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 29 $288 $38,887 ($3,241)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 12
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 5
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 11
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 29 $27,000 $281 $39,325 ($3,277) $41,514 ($3,460)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 39 $323 $46,314 ($3,860) $49,060 ($4,088)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 15 $26,000 $261 $42,163 ($3,514)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 3
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 4
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 12
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 54 $12,000 $117 $18,241 ($1,520)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 23 $26,000 $237 $33,993 ($2,833)
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 13 $26,121 $210 $25,105 ($2,092) $32,323 ($2,694)
Master's Degree Human Services, General. 14 $34,096 ($2,841) $41,647 ($3,471)
Master's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Social Work. 9
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 31 $24,923 $265 $33,965 ($2,830)
Master's Degree Social Work. 35 $233 $44,315 ($3,693)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 15
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 14
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 13
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 13 $466
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 27 $26,763 $278 $59,118 ($4,927)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 132 $24,886 $237 $38,438 ($3,203) $39,262 ($3,272)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 66 $344 $47,968 ($3,997) $51,616 ($4,301)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $65,853
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 26.0

School's endowment start of year: $9,809,282 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $10,050,766 (2022)