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 2018

  • Headcount - 16,576
  • Full-Time - 36.5%; Part-Time - 63.5%
  • 75.2% of students are 24 years old or younger, 24.8% of students are over the age of 24
  • Female - 63.2%; Male - 36.6%; Unknown - 0.1%
  • 43.9% White, 33.6% Hispanic/Latino, 11.9% African American, and 4.9% other minorities
  • Student Credit Hour Production Percentages by Campus:
    • Lee Campus - 49.3%
    • Collier Campus - 16.6%
    • Charlotte Campus - 7.5%
    • Hendry/Glades Center - 2.8%
    • FSW Online - 23.8%
  • Dual Enrollment students represent 19.4% of the total fall enrollment

Students: Academic Year 2017-18

  • Unduplicated Headcount - 22,388
  • FTE - 11,253

Degrees and Certificates Conferred 2017-18

  • Bachelor’s Degrees - 323
  • Associate Degrees - 2,308
  • Certificates - 293
  • 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

  • 2017-18 General Fund - $69,655,425
  • Full-Time Instructional Faculty - 170
  • Part-Time Instructional Faculty - 507
  • Full-Time Administration & Staff - 356
  • Part-Time Administration & Staff - 408

Programs

  • 5 Bachelors Degrees
  • 21 Associate Degrees
  • 18 Certificate Programs