Florida Southern College


— Parents

Is your student interested in Florida Southern? Congratulations… what a great choice! Recognized as one of the nation’s top private colleges, we offer distinctive guarantees you won’t find at other schools, an unsurpassed commitment to engaged learning, and a fantastic location in Lakeland, Florida (within an hour of Tampa and Orlando).

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Why Florida Southern

We promise your student an unforgettable college experience and a complete undergraduate education (including an internship and travel study) all in four years.

FSC Guarantees

Few schools can match our promise to incoming freshmen: A complete undergraduate education (including an internship, study abroad opportunity, and graduation) all in FOUR years!

You Can Afford FSC

Regularly rated a "best value" among college guides, Florida Southern awards financial aid and scholarships to the vast majority of students.

Seeing is Believing

Visit Florida Southern and see what we are all about! We welcome you and your student to explore campus during special admissions events or daily campus tours.

Engaged Learning

Engaged Learning

Florida Southern offers an unsurpassed commitment to engaged learning— purposefully connecting your student with student-faculty collaborative research, study abroad, internships, service learning, performance opportunities, honors study, and other hands-on experiences. We also provide a rigorous curriculum, small classes, and professors who are knowledgeable but easy to approach.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student life at Florida Southern is vibrant… active…fun! Living on our beautiful campus (recently ranked #1 in the nation by The Princeton Review), your student will quickly connect with a thriving community. We offer all kinds of ways to get involved in more than 70 clubs and organizations, Greek life, a championship athletic program, intramurals, diverse cultural groups, loads of activities, and lots of special events.

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