Warner University

13895 Hwy 27, Lake wales, FL 33859-8797
Tel: (863)638-1426
Private not-for-profit | 1,105 students
The Warner Southern College provides excellence in Christian higher education through a curriculum and community thatconsciously integrates, models, and promotes Christian faith, scholarship and servanthood.

School Overview:

Warner University
CountyPolk County, FL
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
54 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,105 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
949 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
156 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,006 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
99 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted52%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)370-460450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)400-490460-573
ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2020-25

School Notes:

  • 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 ofreligion, 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 Christianityand seeks in all its policies and practices to pursue truth and encourage each student to achieve his or her highestpotential as an individual.
  • Warner Southern College offers the Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts and Masters in BusinessAdministration degrees. Students can choose from more than 20 different majors. Business, Bible & Church Ministry and TeacherEducation are the largest departments. An Online Church Ministry Degree is the first of its kind offered in the Church ofGod.
  • Warner Southern College is located five miles south of Lake Wales in Polk County, Florida. Its380-acre campus is found on both sides of US Highway 27. The east campus borders Crooked Lake, designated as an OutstandingFlorida Water by the state of Florida, and is the location for the Raines Administrative Building, the Fulton Fine ArtsBuilding 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 missionarytraining center.
  • Warner Southern College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association ofColleges and Schools to award the Associate, Bachelor, and Master degrees. Warner Southern College is a member of the FloridaSun Conference (FSC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Colleges (NAIA).
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Florida Southern College
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