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A Christ-centered institution of higher learning

Southeastern University is a Christian university committed to equipping the next generation to go into the world as influential servant leaders in their careers and their communities. 

Top 1%

fastest-growing universities in the U.S.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Top 25%

in affordability nationwide


of students receive scholarships/grants


main campus enrollment


students worldwide


increase in enrollment from 2010 to 2020


Our campus is in sunny Lakeland, Florida, meaning students are treated to great weather and outdoor activities throughout the year. Once you’re here, you’ll see right away why SEU and our surrounding areas are the perfect setting for this chapter of your story.

Mission & Beliefs

Since our founding in 1935, Southeastern University has been committed to providing a Christian college education designed to equip our graduates to go into the world as influential servant leaders. Discover our university’s mission, vision statement, and our beliefs — all rooted in our Christian faith.

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God has created you with a unique design that he wants to unleash in your life to change the world.

— Dr. Kent Ingle, President


Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees.