The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Lakeland enrolled 7,163 students in fall 2017, including 6,240 in undergraduate and 923 in graduate programs, data shows. 12 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
55 percent of undergraduates are residents of Florida, and 41 percent are residents of other states. 2 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (59 percent) and Hispanic or Latino (19 percent).
The school admitted 53 percent of the 4,045 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 57 percent enrolled.