Freshman and First Time in College Admissions

I am a Freshman, First Time in College Student

...if I am a high school graduate, soon-to-be high school graduate, or GED student with no prior college credit.

All students must meet one of these requirements to be accepted to Florida SouthWestern State College:

Freshman/First Time in College Admissions Checklist

Admission Requirements

  • Apply online as AA, AS-First Time in College applicant
  • Pay Application Fee ($30)
  • Submit Transcripts

    • Send in your high school transcript as soon as possible for admission. Official high school transcripts with a graduation date will be required once available.

Important Additional Information

Attention Recent or Soon-to-be High School Graduates!

  • If you earned credit at Florida SouthWestern State College as a high school student, in order to apply to FSW and continue registering for courses as a high school graduate, complete a free "AA/AS, Re-admit" application, and follow the steps we email and mail to you after admission.
  • To receive in-state tuition rates you must submit a Residency Declaration.
  • Submit a copy of your final high school transcripts (with a graduation date) when they are available and any transcripts from other colleges or universities you have attended.