Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, United States
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Overview of Southeastern University

About this school

Southeastern University, founded in 1935, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 61-acre campus is located in Lakeland, 40 miles east of Tampa.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,240
    • Men:2,738 (43.9%)
    • Women:3,502 (56.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Southeastern University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
4
Science
-
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 Longfellow Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Lakeland, FL  33801-6099
Phone
(863) 667-5018
Fax
(863) 667-5200
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
May 1
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
June 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
June 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
98% of 1,258 applicants were admitted
Women
98% of 683 applicants were admitted
Men
97% of 575 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
516 average |470-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
24%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
547 average |500-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
25%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
21%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $25,360 (65.17604728861475%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,550 (24.543819069647906%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,600 (4.112053456694937%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,400 (6.168080185042405%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Southeastern University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001521
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,030 (91.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
876 (85.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
876 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
125 (14.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$15,729
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 626 (71.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,959
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 691 (78.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,110
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 875 (99.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
223 (19.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,444

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,734 (87.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,307 (88.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,301 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
419 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$15,554
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,513 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,252
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,694 (81.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,663
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,291 (99.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
822 (19.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,024

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
91%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,810
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Communication, Education, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,029

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


160

Part-Time Faculty


307

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


23%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 87% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
295,613

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
220
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Southeastern University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


68.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (40)


  • Accounting
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Theology and religious vocations, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Human Services
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


100,710

Nearest Metropolitan Area


87 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Tampa, Orlando

Weather


Temperature
50 average low in January, 89.5 average high in September
Rain
107 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
40 mile(s) from campus in Tampa
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Lakeland
Nearest Train Station
6 mile(s) from campus in Lakeland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


68%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Crusaders
School Colors
Red, white, and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Southeastern University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,288

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,240
Women
3,502
Men
2,738

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.8% Asian
  • 13.6% Black/African-American
  • 18.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 59.9% White
  • 4.9% Unknown

International Students


1.2% from 33 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


923

Student Resources

Study resources