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 2017

  • Headcount - 16,830
  • Full-Time - 36.3%; Part-Time - 63.7%
  • 74.8% of students are 24 years old or younger, 25.2% of students are over the age of 24
  • Female - 61.9%; Male - 37.9%; Unknown - 0.2%
  • 46.0% White, 32.0% Hispanic/Latino, 10.9% African American, and 4.9% other minorities
  • Student Credit Hour Production Percentages by Campus:
    • Lee Campus - 49.4%
    • Collier Campus - 17.5%
    • Charlotte Campus - 8.4%
    • Hendry/Glades Center - 2.5%
    • FSW Online - 22.3%
  • Dual Enrollment students represent 18.4% of the total fall enrollment

Students: Academic Year 2016-17

  • Unduplicated Headcount - 21,734
  • FTE - 10,782

Degrees Conferred: 2016-17

  • Bachelor’s Degrees - 313
  • Associate Degrees - 2,559
  • Certificates - 282
  • 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

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