Florida Southern College

Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida

Very much liked this smaller liberal arts school that has a wide variety of majors, very active campus and nice setting on a lake with an eclectic, social town. Frank Lloyd Wright designed 13 of the buildings. See photos and more information below.

• Located on Lake Collingsworth
• 35% participate in Greek life
• Heavy intramural sports participation, 70% of the students
• Liberal Arts college
• Frank Lloyd Wright architecture
• 2200 undergrads
• 58% from Florida
• 59% female
• 5-7% international
• 13:1 student to faculty ratio
• 14 average class size
• Experiential education, through research, hands on, internships
• involved Science department, Bio, Chem
• 4 guarantees
• graduate in 4 years
• an internship for every student
• study abroad
• guaranteed housing, needs to live on campus all 4 years, promotes engaged learning and social activity
• Div II athletics
• No chain restaurants allowed in downtown Lakeland
• Rolling Admissions
• Honors program, special housing, interdisciplinary courses
• Merit scholarships from $5k – $17k
• 9 new buildings, Becker Business Building under construction
• 2 new residence halls on the lake
• Healthy endowment
• Added majors: Sports Comm, Marine Biology, Master of Accountancy, Musical Theatre, Exercise Science, Healthcare Admin
• Strong business program
• Conditional program-Start part time, earn a 3.0, can then go full time in the Spring
• Visit FSC, stay on campus, with a student host
• Travel reimbursement for accepted students up to $250 if coming between 1/5 and April
• Dorms are new and very nicely appointed!

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