|Warner Southern College|
|Affiliation||Church of God|
|President||Dr. Gregory Hall|
|Location||Lake Wales, FL, USA
|Colors||Blue & Yellow|
|Affiliations||The Sun Conference and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics|
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Enrollment averages 1,200 students and it has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1. Its student body represents 26 states and 18 countries.
Awards and recognition
Warner has received recognition for Campus Diversity by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" for four consecutive years.
Warner is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which is recognized by the US Department of Education. and offers 20 undergraduate degree programs for traditional students. For working adults, Warner offers a Master of Business Administration degree, a Master of Arts in Education degree, a Master of Science in Management, a Bachelor of Science in Transformational Church Ministry degree, a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Healthcare Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree. These degrees are available in either an online or site based format.
Warner also supports a unique training facility known as the HEART (Hunger Education and Resources Training) Institute. The HEART Institute is a simulated Third World village which trains students in appropriate technology as well as giving them an opportunity to live in an environment similar to many underdeveloped parts of the world.
The Pontious Learning Resource Center serves as the academic library at Warner University. Its collection includes approximately 95,000 books and 8,000 periodical subscriptions in several different formats. The Pontious Learning Resource Center also offers several specialized collections including the Curriculum Materials Center, Instructional Materials Lab and the Pioneer Room. The Pioneer Room houses the Church of God and Warner University archival materials.
Academic Library Year Hours
Monday to Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Warner University teams are nicknamed as the Royals. The university competes at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II level and holds membership in The Sun Conference, formerly known as the Florida Sun Conference (FSC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track & field and volleyball; while women's sports include basketball, cheerleading, cross country, dance, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball.
Warner University is currently the only college/university to offer a Men's Volleyball program in the state of Florida. The men's volleyball program participate in the Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference (MAMVIC). The program has seen much success in the past two seasons, making back to back appearances to the Tachikara-NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational Tournament.
- "2011-12 NAIA Baseball Qualification Plan" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-07.
- Official Warner University website
- Official Warner Royals athletics website
- Council on Higher Education Accreditation (Database of accreditation by the US Department of Education)