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Florida Southern Demographics & Diversity

Lakeland, Florida

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Florida Southern are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Florida Southern College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 98% more female students than male students enrolled at Florida Southern College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Florida Southern has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Florida Southern College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Florida Southern College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,060
Women 2,094

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Florida Southern serves a low number of students outside of Florida, with 59 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Florida Southern College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 59%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,789 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.7%
Part time Undergrads 9.7%

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