Warner Southern College is a private Christian liberal arts college in Lake Wales, Florida. Warner Southern seeks to provide excellence in Christian higher education through a curriculum and community that consciously integrates, models and promotes Christian faith, scholarship and servanthood. Students benefit from smaller class size and individual attention from instructors. It is affiliated with the Church of God (Anderson). As a noun, Christian is an appellation and moniker deriving from the appellation Christ, which many people associate exclusively with Jesus of Nazareth. ...
A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ...
Lake Wales is a city located in Polk County, Florida. ...
The Church of God (Anderson) is a non-denominational, Holiness movement believing group of Christians with roots in Methodism :Wesleyan and pietism and also in the anabaptist tradition. ...
Warner Southern's 360-acre campus is located five miles south of Lake Wales, FL, in the geographic center of the state between Tampa and Orlando. Enrollment averages 1,000 students and it has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1. Warner Southern has received recognition for Campus Diversity by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" for four consecutive years. Its student body represents 26 states and 18 countries.
Warner Southern College was founded in 1968 by the Southeastern Association of the Church of God in Anderson, Indiana, and is a co-educational institution.
Warner Southern College offers 28 undergraduate degree programs for traditional students. For working adults, Warner Southern offers a Master of Business Administration degree, a Master of Arts in Education degree, a Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry degree, and a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management degree. The Church Ministries and Organizational Management degrees are available via distance learning programs. Warner Southern is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award the Associate, Bachelor, and Master degrees.
Warner Southern offers a comprehensive athletics program including:
- Cross Country
- Track & Field
It is a member of the Florida Sun Conference and the National Association of Intercollegiate Colleges (NAIA). The Athletic Department qualified in the NAIA as a Champions of Character institution for three years in a row.
Warner Southern College