48%

Acceptance Rate

$11,785

Avg.Financial Aid

001521

FAFSA Code

About Southeastern University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,755

Website

www.seu.edu/

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Assemblies of God Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1000 Longfellow Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8636675000
Fax: 8636675200
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Southeastern University at the 480th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st May

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

48%

SAT Range

950 - 1160

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to SU is moderately difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $40. The SAT score in the range of 940-1180 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Southeastern University, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034, or call (863) 667-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,259

Average Annual Cost

$24,870

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,832

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,400

Total One Year Cost

$39,702

Before applying to SU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $40,213. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($26,620), books and supplies ($1,600), room and boarding ($10,030), and budget for other expenses ($3,240). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

34%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

125 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

75 Graduates

Psychology, General

43 Graduates

Social Work

34 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

32 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

30 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

30 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

27 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

24 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

23 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

16 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

15 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

15 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

14 Graduates

Human Services, General

14 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

13 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Let...

11 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

10 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

10 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

10 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

9 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

8 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

7 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

7 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

7 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Journalism

6 Graduates

Marketing

6 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

5 Graduates

International Business

5 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

1 Graduates

Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,704

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

39%

Full-time

63%

Part-time

37%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

58% White

3% Unknown

13% Black

21% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

49%

Out Of State

49%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,101 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 68% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

68%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,138/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,110/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,110/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Fire

School Colors

red, black, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Florida Sun Conference

Total Male Athletes

210

Total Female Athletes

101

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,030 per year. The students at Southeastern University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $2,990 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 42% male and 58% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$10,877

$26,911

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$113 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,785

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,519

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,204

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,834

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,156

$30K - $48K

$13,471

$48K - $75K

$11,335

$75K - $110K

$9,960

> $110K

$8,454

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,181,654

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,920,298

The financial aid department of Southeastern University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,783, whereas the financial aid is $8,103. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,563 as well as institutional aid worth $8,103. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at SU based on students' financial needs add up to $2,181,654 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $6,920,298.

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