Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801-5698

Florida Southern College is a private college located in Lakeland, Florida. The college was founded in 1883 and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Florida Southern is the oldest four-year private college in the state of Florida. The college enrolls approximately 2,500 students from 44 states and 30 countries. The college offers over 50 undergraduate majors and programs, as well as graduate programs in business administration, nursing, and education.

Florida Southern College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The college is also a member of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church.

The college's campus is located on a 110-acre site in the city of Lakeland. The campus is home to 18 buildings that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The college's most notable building is the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Annie Pfeiffer Chapel.

Florida Southern College is committed to academic excellence and preparing students for success in their chosen fields. The college offers a supportive and nurturing environment that encourages students to reach their full potential.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Main Website: https://www.flsouthern.edu/

Financial Aid: https://www.flsouthern.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid.aspx

Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $55,100

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $55,100

Return on Investment Rating

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Florida Southern College is $202001.48. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Florida Southern College. For graduates of Florida Southern College, we saw an average early-career income of $50200.00 and mid-career income of $87500.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.