Florida SouthWestern State College Quick Facts



Florida SouthWestern State College

  • Established in 1962 as Edison Junior College
  • Member of the Florida 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 2016

  • Headcount - 16,616
  • Full-Time - 34.4%; Part-Time - 65.6%
  • 72.8% of students are 24 years old or younger, 27.2% of students are over the age of 24
  • Female – 61.1%; Male – 38.6%; Unknown – 0.3%
  • 48.3% White, 30.0% Hispanic/Latino, 10.7% African American, and 4.9% other minorities
  • Student Credit Hour Production Percentages by Campus:
    • Lee Campus – 51.0%
    • Collier Campus – 17.2%
    • Charlotte Campus – 8.7%
    • Hendry/Glades Center – 2.1%
    • FSW Online – 21.2%
  • Dual Enrollment students represent 18.0% of the total fall enrollment

Students: Academic Year 2015-16

  • Unduplicated Headcount - 21,271
  • FTE - 10,491

Degrees Conferred: 2015-16

  • Bachelor’s Degrees - 278
  • Associate Degrees - 2102
  • Certificates - 301
  • 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

  • 2014-15 Budget - $65,417,071
  • Full-Time Instructional Faculty - 170
  • Part-Time Instructional Faculty - 507
  • Full-Time Administration & Staff - 356
  • Part-Time Administration & Staff - 408

Programs

  • 10 Bachelors Degrees
  • 20 Associate Degrees
  • 16 Certificate Programs