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Tuition & Fees

$4,940

$21,005

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
45%
400-499
15%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
41%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
59%
18-23
30%
12-17
0
30-36
15%
24-29
56%
18-23
29%
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undergraduateRatios

87%

13%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 523
Declined + 1,008
Total Received 1,531
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Public

1,281

undergraduate students

31

graduate students

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Lists & Rankings

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science/information Technology
  2. Mechanical/industrial Engineering
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Codes

SAT 7303
ACT 2869

School Facts

Florida Polytechnic University, founded in 2012, is a public, engineering and technology university and member of the State University System of Florida specializing in teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The main 178-acre campus is located in the city of Lakeland, halfway between Tampa and Orlando.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,312
Established in 2012
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College

Lakeland, FL

178-acre campus in Lakeland (population: 100,710), 40 miles from Orlando and 45 miles from Tampa. School operates transportation to and from apartments and downtown Lakeland. Public transportation serves campus.

Florida Polytechnic University
4700 Research Way
Lakeland, FL 33805-8531

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
45%
400-499
15%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
19%
24-29
41%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%
30-36
11%
24-29
59%
18-23
30%
12-17
0
30-36
15%
24-29
56%
18-23
29%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(College Board Test Fee and NACAC Fee waivers)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 523
Declined + 1,008
Total Received 1,531

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Lauren Willison
Director of Admissions
P: 800 585-POLY
admissions@flpoly.org

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,940
Room & board $11,400
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,540

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
lightweight football
soccer
ultimate Frisbee

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Phoenix
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Advanced Technology
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
Innovation/Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Science/Technology Management
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Undergraduate

98%

1,281
students

Female
13%
166

Male
87%
1,115

Graduate

2%

31
students

Female
16%
5

Male
84%
26

undergraduateFull-time

97%

1,252
students

Female
13%
159

Male
87%
1,093

undergraduatePart-time

3%

29
students

Female
25%
7

Male
75%
22

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

98%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.70
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: November 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Argentina
Brazil
Haiti
India
Jamaica
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Mustapha Achoubane
Associate Director of International Studies
863 874-8620
machoubane@flpoly.org

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