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Florida Southern College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Lakeland, FL

Florida Southern College – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,567

Average annual cost of attendance: $24,442

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $24,880

Campus Setting: Small City

Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

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Florida Southern College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $18,806

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $21,044

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $23,898

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $25,774

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $26,516


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Florida Southern College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Florida Southern College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 58%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 81%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $41,400

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 71%

Florida Southern College Admissions

Florida Southern College Acceptance Rate: 46%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 520 to 620

SAT Critical Reading: 520 to 610

SAT Writing: 500 to 600

ACT English: 23 to 30

ACT Math: 22 to 27

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Florida Southern College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Florida Southern College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 27%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 65%

Typical student debt: $24,880

Typical monthly loan payment: $264

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Majors at Florida Southern College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Florida Southern College:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 2%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 10%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 26%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 8%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Education – 10%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 14%
  • History – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 2%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Social Sciences – 11%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 6%

For more information about the various majors at Florida Southern College, visit their website.

Florida Southern College Diversity


Overall Composition at Florida Southern College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Florida Southern College full time:  90%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Florida Southern College part time:  10%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Florida Southern College:  10%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 2%

Black: 5%

Hispanic: 11%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 1%

White: 74%

Florida Southern College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 13.1

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.