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Can I get into Florida Southern? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,806 out of 6,190 applicants or 45% were admitted making Florida Southern a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Florida Southern College typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||25%||25%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Florida Southern College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Florida Southern regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 68 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Florida Southern College.
Reporting indicates 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. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 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.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>61%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||45%-61%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||35%-45%|
|22 to 24||Reach||26%-35%|
|Less than 22||Low||<26%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1300 and Above||Good||>58%|
|1210 to 1300||Avg +||45%-58%|
|1120 to 1210||Avg -||32%-45%|
|1030 to 1120||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 1030||Low||<22%|
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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Florida Southern College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|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.