Southeastern University

Southeastern University (SEU) is a Christian liberal arts university in Lakeland, Florida, with more than 100 academic programs in a range of fields, including education, business, ministry, the arts, and health care. Over the past decade, SEU’s enrollment has experienced exponential growth receiving national recognition as the sixth-fastest growing master’s level university in the U.S. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students, SEU continues to add academic programming and facilities to its Lakeland campus, including a new Welcome Center.

The Jannetides College of Business, Communication, and Leadership (JCBCL) at Southeastern University offers programs that empower its students to take on leadership roles in various disciplines. Undergraduate degrees include Accounting, Film Production, Aviation Management, Graphic Design, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Digital Media & Design, International Business, Legal Studies, Organizational Leadership, Sport Management, and many more. JCBCL also offers a variety of Master’s and Doctoral degrees. 

Sylvia Blackmon-Roberts
Associate Vice President
of Community Relations

1000 Longfellow Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 667-5000

“SEU strives to serve Central Florida by providing solutions through our talent pool of students, being a hub for subject-matter experts and as an economic driver in our community. The university is committed to equipping its students to be servant leaders locally and abroad. Every year, students provide an estimated 50,000 hours of community service to Central Florida.”

Dr. Kent Ingle, Southeastern University
Southeastern University

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