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Florida SouthWestern State College
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  • 4 Year
  • FORT MYERS, FL

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Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Florida SouthWestern is a public college located in Cypress Lake, Florida. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,032 undergraduate students. The Florida SouthWestern acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 37% of students, Florida SouthWestern alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,900.

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8099 COLLEGE PARKWAY
FORT MYERS, FL 33919
About Florida SouthWestern...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Florida SouthWestern State College Rankings

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FSW Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$7,400 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,977 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
75%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 171 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 174 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 174 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    43%
  • On Campus
    27%
  • Online
    30%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,032 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9,109
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
59%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Hard Working
    40%
  • outgoing and introverted but very friendly.
    30%
  • Depends; some dedicated and some don't care
    10%
  • Nerdy
    10%
  • Outgoing
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 20 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • It's all right for getting your basic studies done
    49%
  • Very friendly and outgoing
    14%
  • Prospering
    12%
  • Friendly, helpful staff and a beautiful campus
    10%
  • Always willing to help and reach out
    6%
  • Family atmosphere
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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