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Adult and Graduate Financial Aid

Financial Aid

We understand that paying for school is an important factor in your decision-making process. At Florida Southern, we are committed to helping students minimize the costs.

Our tuition compares favorably with other Florida institutions. We also provide lots of little things that really help you save, like a free membership to our world-class fitness center and plenty of on-campus activities.

Types of Aid

Financial aid is provided to help students pay for or supplement payment of educational expenses. Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans and scholarships. Students commonly use a combination of these resources to pay for college.

The best place to start to determine what combinations of resources are best for your circumstance is the Financial Aid Office. Our Financial Aid staff will be happy to tell you about what student aid is currently available from the State of Florida, the Federal Government and the school and help you locate other resources.

Please contact Roxanna Roadarmel at 863.680.3963. She can provide you with qualification information and how to apply.

Undergraduate Options

Scholarships

A scholarship is a financial aid award that does not need to be repaid. Scholarships are a form of merit-based aid, meaning they are offered based on merit or achievement in a specific area.

Grants

A grant is a financial aid award that does not need to be repaid. Grants are a form of need-based aid, meaning they are distributed based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Loans

A loan is a financial aid award that must be repaid with interest. Loans are a form of need-based aid, meaning they are offered based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Graduate Options

Loans

A loan is a financial aid award that must be repaid with interest. Loans are a form of need-based aid, meaning they are offered based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Applying for Aid

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 30 days prior to the term start date. The web address is www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  2. Complete the FSC Financial Aid Form (undergraduates and graduates).
  3. Apply for a federal loan.
  4. Complete loan entrance counseling (required if applying for a loan).