Florida Southern College (commonly referred to as Florida Southern, Southern or FSC) is a private college located in Lakeland, Florida
Florida Southern College was selected by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors, and by The Princeton Review as a Best Southeastern College, a Best Value College, and included in the Best 366 Colleges: 2008. Florida Southern is the home of the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wrightarchitecture. For its 2011 and 2012 rankings, The Princeton Review selected Florida Southern’s campus as the most beautiful in the country.
Florida Southern has won national titles in NCAA Division II competition in several sports, most notably baseball, golf, swimming, and basketball. The official colors of the college and its athletic teams are scarlet and white.
Florida Southern College has over 50 undergraduate majors in a variety of disciplines and offers both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. At the graduate level, the school offers the degrees Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education, and Master of Science in Nursing. The college has announced plans to offer Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) degrees.