Overview

Applicants
3,402
Acceptance Rate
44%

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
430 - 560
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
410 - 520
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
420 - 540

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 23

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — May 1


Other Admission Factors

Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities
Religious Affiliation / Commitment

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
284
with Terminal Degree
85

186
Men
98
Women
19
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
31%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Finance, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Organizational Leadership

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication, General
  • Journalism
  • Radio and Television

  • Education

  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • History

  • History

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Human Services, General
  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • Political Science and Government, General

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Film/Cinema Studies
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Piano and Organ
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Caleb Kinchlow '09
Received an Emmy Award for his NASA360 show

Taylor Wilkerson '13
Accepted into Princeton University where he will study theology

Amanda Gross '05
Works as the associate produducer at Daystar Television Network

Tomas Lares '94
Serves as the founder and president of Florida Abolitionist

Nik Brokas '09 and '13
Hired by Lockheed Martin after earning his MBA from Southeastern

Kristen Ledlow '10
Works as co-host of NBA's Inside Stuff with Grant Hill

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
31%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,860

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$23,065

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,842

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$9,709

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
3,436

Demographics

1.39%
Asian
14.80%
African-American
16.60%
Hispanic
60.56%
Caucasian
3.70%
Unknown
1.53%
International

55% female
45% male
32% are out of state
79% are full time
21% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
52%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
66%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Southeastern Fire)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Southeastern Lady Fire)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services


Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Florida Southern College

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
5

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Mary Rutledge
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
1000 Longfellow Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone
863-667-5000

Email
merutledge@seu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Portico Coffeehouse
Chick-fil-A Express
Student Activity Center
Bolin Television Studio
Victory Field

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mitchell's Coffee House
Lakeside Village Mall
Beacon Road Starbucks
Lake Hollingsworth
Lakeland Square Mall

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Saturday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
863-667-5000

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: No
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10:30 and 2:30
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
visit@seu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Citrus Connection Bus Service

Driving Instructions to Campus
From U.S. 98, turn left onto Crystal Lake Drive, and then turn left onto Longfellow Blvd.

Local Accommodations
La Quinta Inn & Suites $75.00 Terrace Hotel Downtown $129.00


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