Florida SouthWestern State College Quick Facts


Florida SouthWestern State College

  • Established in 1962 as Edison Junior College
  • Member of the Florida State College System
  • 3 Campus Locations and 1 Regional Center
  • Serves a 5-county regional area of 5,448 square land miles
  • Carnegie Classification: Assoc/Pub4: Associate's--Public 4-year Primarily Associate's
  • The total annual economic impacts on the Florida SouthWestern State College Service Area sum to over $410 million (EMSI March 2013)

Students: Fall 2013

  • Headcount – 15,800
  • Full-Time – 33.9%; Part-Time – 66.1%
  • 65.4% of students are 24 years old or younger, 34.6% of students are over the age of 24
  • Female – 60.1%; Male – 39.9%
  • 58.2% White, 26.7% Hispanic/Latino, 12.4% African American, and 2.7% other minorities
  • Student Credit Hour Production Percentages by Campus:
    • Lee Campus – 54.2%   
    • Collier Campus – 16.7%   
    • Charlotte Campus – 10.0%
    • Hendry/Glades Center – 2.5%   
    • Edison Online – 16.6%
  • Dual Enrollment students represent 15.0% of the total fall enrollment

Degrees Conferred: 2013-14

  • Bachelor’s Degrees – 332
  • Associate’s Degrees – 2,308
  • Certificates - 251
  • Graduates of Florida SouthWestern State College's nationally accredited Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program, have had 100% pass rates on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination for the past 17 years.
  • Graduates of Florida SouthWestern State College's nationally accredited Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology, have had 100% pass rates on the certification examination for the past 8 years; this pass rate ranks the program nationally in the top 15%

Resources

  • 2013-14 Budget – $67,150,745
  • Full-Time Instructional Faculty – 170
  • Part-Time Institutional Faculty – 507
  • Full-Time Administration & Staff – 356
  • Part-Time Administration & Staff – 408

Programs

  • 10 Bachelors Degrees
  • 19 Associate Degrees
  • 10 Certificate Programs