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Florida Southern Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

45.5%
Admission Difficulty for Florida Southern College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Florida Southern? The school has a 46% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,820 out of 6,192 applicants were admitted making Florida Southern a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Florida Southern College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1120-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
40%
SAT Scores for Florida Southern College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Florida Southern College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida Southern College?

Florida Southern College typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. 40 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Florida Southern College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >59%
1210 to 1300 Avg + 46%-59%
1120 to 1210 Avg - 33%-46%
1030 to 1120 Reach 23%-33%
Less than 1030 Low <23%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
24-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
60%
ACT Scores for Florida Southern College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Florida Southern College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Florida Southern?

Admission data indicates that Florida Southern regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Southern College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Florida Southern College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >62%
26 to 29 Avg + 46%-62%
24 to 26 Avg - 36%-46%
22 to 24 Reach 27%-36%
Less than 22 Low <27%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.62
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Florida Southern College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Florida Southern College was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Florida Southern will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Florida Southern College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 23% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Florida Southern College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,227 1,965 6,192
Accepted 1,897 923 2,820
Acceptance Rate 45% 47% 46%
Enrolled 409 239 648
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 26% 23%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Florida Southern College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Florida Southern College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Florida Southern College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134079 IPEDS survey data for Florida Southern College.