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 that consciously integrates, models, and promotes Christian faith, scholarship and servanthood.

School Overview:

Warner University
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
Student Body
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%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
11% 3%
% Black
29% 6%
% White
57% 84%
% Two or more races
1% 2%
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
$17,480 $24,462
Out-State Tuition Fees
$17,480 $24,744
Percent Admitted 52% 64%
SAT Reading (25-75%) 370-460 450-570
SAT Math (25-75%) 400-490 460-573
ACT Composite (25-75%) 16-20 20-25

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 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).

Nearby Schools:

Warner University
0 mi. away
Southeastern University
24.4 mi. away
Florida Southern College
25.7 mi. away

View all schools in: Florida, Polk , Lake Wales, Zip 33859

Recent Articles:

Evaluating and choosing a liberal arts college
Published January 22, 2013
This article discusses important factors to consider when evaluating and choosing a liberal arts college.

Why choose a liberal arts college?
This article explores the many reasons to choose a liberal arts college over a public university or technical college.

History of a Liberal Arts Education
This is a short history of a liberal arts education from ancient antiquity to modern day liberal arts colleges.

  • More articles: About Liberal Arts Colleges

    I am a:
    Parent or guardian name:
    First name:
    Middle name:
    Last name:
    Student date of birth:
    Country of citizenship:
    Student is:
    Target start date:
    Name of current school:
    School type:
    Applying for financial aid?:

    Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


    (enter "N/A" if not applicable)

    Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

    Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

    Most Popular Articles: