Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL 33801

Florida Southern College is a private, not for profit institution, located in Lakeland, Florida. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 6,192 and 2,820 students were accepted.

Florida Southern's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $32,450 and fees $700. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $32,450 and $700 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  3. RN to BSN
  4. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 50
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's degree 1
Nursing Education Master's degree 0
Nursing Practice Master's degree 40

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Florida Southern College

Southeastern University
1.63 miles away
Everest University-Brandon
24.91 miles away
The University of Tampa
32.22 miles away
Everest University-Tampa
33.72 miles away
Adventist University of Health Sciences
51.47 miles away
Remington College-Heathrow Campus
61.92 miles away
Remington College of Nursing Orlando
62.69 miles away
Bethune-Cookman University
98.45 miles away
Ave Maria University
121.02 miles away
Palm Beach Atlantic University
147.98 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1935 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/08/2006 - Current

Admission to School

46%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading520 to 610
SAT: Math520 to 620
SAT: Writing500 to 600
ACT Composite24 to 29
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price

$24,206

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$18,806
30k to 48k$21,044
48k to 75k$23,898
75k to 110k$25,774
Over 110k$26,516
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $936.00 $936.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $619.00 $619.00

Student Population

2,598

Undergrads

379

Graduates

1,967

Women

1,010

Men

89%

Full-time

11%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
72%
Hispanic
11%
Black/African American
6%
Non-resident alien
4%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Grant

The Florida Nurses Foundation exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered [...]

Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund

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District 3 Scholarship

There are two scholarships annually; Preference to Marion County Residents, BSN generic students only, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must: Be enrolled in a [...]

District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

The scholarship is to students from Hillsborough County who are pursuing a Geriatric RN or graduate program.   Applicants must:   Be enrolled in a nationally accredited [...]

Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing
Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland, FL 33801
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