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.
Florida Southern College 11/4/14
– 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 Fla.
– 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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