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At Florida Southern, pride begins with our people—the talented faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are having a positive and consequential impact not only on our campus, but all over the world. Their dedication and commitment to teaching and public service have helped to make Florida Southern one of the country's leading liberal arts colleges.
College guidebooks rate Florida Southern tops among the nation’s colleges and universities. The College’s academic program, commitment to engaged learning, faculty accomplishments, financial assistance, and quality of campus life are all considered outstanding.
In December 2008, The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reaffirmed, unconditionally, the accreditation of Florida Southern College. An unconditional reaffirmation is the highest form of reaccreditation that a college can attain. | Read More
Today, more than 25,000 Florida Southern alumni live across the nation and globe, making valuable and significant contributions to the world. Our alumni include major research scientists, CEOs, physicians, attorneys, elected officials, generals, nurses, and teachers.
Arts & Culture
Florida Southern is a community with a rich cultural life brimming with music, visual arts, theater, lectures, readings, and festivals. The arts enrich the lives of everyone on campus and in the Lakeland community. | Learn More
The Florida Southern College Moccasins are national champions in Division II athletics. Student-athletes participate in 19 NCAA sports as well as water-skiing. The Mocs have won 27 NCAA Division II national championship titles. More than 680 students have been named All-American Athletes.
Frank Lloyd Wright Heritage
The only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed campus in the world, Florida Southern is a major national and international tourist destination. Wright designed and oversaw the construction of 12 structures on campus, including his only planetarium and theater-in-the-round. The campus has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1975.
Enviably situated between the Florida metropolitan centers of Orlando and Tampa, FSC is located in Lakeland, a city known for its historic charm and architecture. The campus overlooks Lake Hollingsworth, with many residence halls and campus buildings providing water views. Students water ski, kayak, and sail on the lake year-round; bicyclists and runners enjoy the three-mile walking trail that circles the lake. | More about Lakeland
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The Presidentís Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Given annually to only a handful of colleges and universities by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Presidentís Honor Roll recognizes Florida Southernís commitment to innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs.