Southeastern University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Lakeland, FL

$27,520

Avg tuition

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About Southeastern University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Assemblies of God Church  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Southeastern University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Lakeland, Florida. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,546, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 43%. The university offers 76 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 28:1. Tuition and fees for students are $27,520.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

43% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

66% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

48% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 960-1170

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

53%

Online student enrollment

28:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

56%

Hispanic

22%

Black

13%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

46% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

5,051

Student Location Breakout

53% 47%

Percent of Programs Online

95% On-campus

5% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 1% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 29% online

Master's Check Bold 13% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

46%

State Grant Aid

47%

Institution Grant Aid

91%

Pell Grant

46%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,029
State Grant Aid $4,109
Institution Grant Aid $9,354
Pell Grant Aid $4,685

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.