Tuition & Fees

$4,940

$21,005

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

87%

male

13%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 729
Declined + 709
Total Received 1,438
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Public

1,392

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 7303
ACT 2869

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Location

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 1,425
Established in 2012
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Lakeland, FL

178-acre campus in Lakeland (population: 108,054), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
68%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
25%
600-699
57%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
43%
24-29
50%
18-23
7%
30-36
26%
24-29
62%
18-23
12%
30-36
41%
24-29
55%
18-23
4%

Admissions Facts

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

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 729
Declined + 709
Total Received 1,438

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Michelle Powell
Senior Associate Director
P: 800 585-7659
admissions@floridapoly.edu

Financial Aid

36%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,133

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,940
Room $7,286
Board $4,144
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,570
Average Financial Aid - $8,133
Total with Avg. Aid $9,437

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,066,444
State $283,638
Institutional $120,564
Other external
Total $2,470,646

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,525,249
Institutional $649,352
Other external $170,035
Total $3,344,636
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 585-7659
financialaid@floridapoly.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Eric Callueng
Director of Financial Aid
ecallueng@floridapoly.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Analytics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Data Science
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,425

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,392
students

Female
13%
184

Male
87%
1,208

2%

33
students

Female
18%
6

Male
82%
27

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

1,251
students

Female
14%
166

Male
86%
1,085

11%

141
students

Female
13%
18

Male
87%
123

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.30
College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Brazil
Ecuador
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@floridapoly.edu

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