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

About

8099 COLLEGE PARKWAY
FORT MYERS, FL 33919
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
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We know you have a lot of options. Before you choose, let us tell you why Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) is the best choice.

1. FSW has the most affordable tuition and fees in Southwest Florida, with 70% of our students graduating debt-free using financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

2. FSW has four campus locations in Southwest Florida -- Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, Naples, and LaBelle – and we offer traditional, online, live online, blended, and live flex instructional methods day or night to fit your schedule.

3. FSW offers study abroad, honors, and fine arts programs, as well as an on-campus residence hall, and a variety of student clubs and activities.

4. FSW has proven success with 100% licensure rates in 5 programs, 100% job placement rates in 6 programs, and we were named the safest college in Florida in 2019.

5. Don’t take our word for it. Check out our YouTube page below and listen to FSW students share their experience and success.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
No data available  
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$7,033 / 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
$6,685 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
30:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 171 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 171 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 171 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
6
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    24%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,360 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
10,314
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Hard Working
    43%
  • outgoing and introverted but very friendly.
    29%
  • Nerdy
    14%
  • Outgoing
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 17 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 17 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 95 responses
  • It's all right for getting your basic studies done
    48%
  • Very friendly and outgoing
    15%
  • Prospering
    13%
  • Friendly, helpful staff and a beautiful campus
    11%
  • Always willing to help and reach out
    6%
  • Family atmosphere
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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