The Warner Southern College provides excellence in Christian higher education through a curriculum and community that consciously integrates, models, and promotes Christian faith, scholarship and servanthood.
|County||Polk County, FL|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|54 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,105 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||949 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||156 students||137 students|
|# Undergraduate Students||1,006 students||1,507 students|
|# Graduate Students||99 students||129 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||1%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||370-460||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||400-490||460-573|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||16-20||20-25|
- Warner Southern College, founded in 1968 by the Southeastern Association of the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana), is a co-educational, four-year Christian college in the liberal arts tradition "wherein the study of religion, the arts, sciences, literature, languages, and mathematics and related subjects may be taught and advanced..." (Articles of Incorporation, 1964). Warner Southern is committed to a search for truth in the context of Biblical Christianity and seeks in all its policies and practices to pursue truth and encourage each student to achieve his or her highest potential as an individual.
- Warner Southern College offers the Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts and Masters in Business Administration degrees. Students can choose from more than 20 different majors. Business, Bible & Church Ministry and Teacher Education are the largest departments. An Online Church Ministry Degree is the first of its kind offered in the Church of God.
- Warner Southern College is located five miles south of Lake Wales in Polk County, Florida. Its 380-acre campus is found on both sides of US Highway 27. The east campus borders Crooked Lake, designated as an Outstanding Florida Water by the state of Florida, and is the location for the Raines Administrative Building, the Fulton Fine Arts Building and Williams Hall where Communication Arts, Bible and Church Ministry departments and student housing are located. The west campus facilities include the Rigel Student Center, the Pontious Learning Resource Center, Turner Athletic Center, Spencer Hall and athletics fields. The west campus borders native Florida woodlands and is home to H.E.A.R.T., a missionary training center.
- Warner Southern College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate, Bachelor, and Master degrees. Warner Southern College is a member of the Florida Sun Conference (FSC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Colleges (NAIA).