Florida Southern College Graduate School

Florida Southern College (referred to as FSC) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lakeland, FL.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of FSC is $18,015 in average. The school has 560 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,281 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Florida Southern College (referred to as FSC) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lakeland, FL.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1935 - Current).
FSC Directory Information
School NameFlorida Southern College (FSC)
Address111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
Phone863-680-4111
Webhttps://www.flsouthern.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.flsouthern.edu/applynow
Financial Infohttps://www.flsouthern.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid.aspx
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of FSC is $18,015 in average. The school has 560 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,281 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 80 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,015
Student Population560
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs80 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at FSC is $18,015 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $681.
FSC offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$17,765
Required Fees$250
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$681
FSC offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Florida Southern College is $18,015. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.05% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$16,829$200
2019-2020$16,909$250
2020-2021$17,232$250
2021-2022$17,232$250
2022-2023$17,765$250
The graduate school tuition & fees of FSC is average compared to private graduate schools in Florida. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Florida graduate tuition is $24,427 (public) / $16,041 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Florida Southern College$18,015
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Florida Graduate Schools$14,054$17,230
Public$10,002$24,427
Private$16,041
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,450 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at FSC.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.90% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,450. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.90% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,670$2,752$11,650$2,752
2019-2020$11,860$2,850$11,860$2,850
2020-2021$12,006$2,864$12,006$2,864
2021-2022$12,006$2,864$12,006$2,864
2022-2023$12,400$3,050$12,400$3,050
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $681 at Florida Southern College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.34% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$624
2019-2020$647
2020-2021$672
2021-2022$672
2022-2023$681

Graduate Programs at FSC

Florida Southern College offers 17 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 172 students have completed their study at Florida Southern College.
Offered Degrees at Florida Southern College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree101136
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship203
Doctor's degree - other2030
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Post Master's Degree203
Total171172
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Florida Southern College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 3 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 42 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 22 completers.
Florida Southern College offers 17 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 172 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 136 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 30 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 28 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction18-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 41 completers-
Nursing Education--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing34-
Clinical Nurse Specialist--
Nursing Practice7-
Business [+] 67 completers-
Business Administration and Management42$55,400
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management11-
Accounting14-
Total136
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Education--
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Total3
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist22-
Nursing Practice8-
Total30
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] --
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management--
Total-
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Nursing Practice--
Total3

Graduate Student Population at FSC

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 560 students enrolled into Florida Southern College graduate schools where it has total 3,281 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 363 full-time and 197 part-time graduate students. By gender, 193 male and 367 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total560193367
Full-time363141222
Part-tme19752145
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 367 White (65.54%), 69 Black/African American (12.32%), 69 Hispanic (12.32%), 12 Asian (2.14%), and 43 students with other races. 18 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total560193367
American Indian/Native American110
Asian1266
Black/African American691752
Hispanic692643
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White367128239
Two More1028
Un-Known1156
Non-resident Alien18810
Florida Southern College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 88 graduate students (15.71% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 161 graduate students (28.75% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total560
Enrolled Online Exclusively88
Enrolled Some Online Courses161
Not in Online Courses311

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