Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, FL

Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, FL

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Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$4,940

$21,005

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

85%

male

15%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 640
Declined + 612
Total Received 1,252
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Public

1,289

undergraduate students

50

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 1,339
Established in 2012
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Lakeland, FL

171-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
29%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
55%
500-599
29%
400-499
2%
300-399
1%
700-800
24%
600-699
53%
500-599
23%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
41%
24-29
44%
18-23
15%
30-36
27%
24-29
63%
18-23
7%
12-17
3%
30-36
41%
24-29
54%
18-23
5%

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

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 640
Declined + 612
Total Received 1,252

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

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,286.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,940
Room & board $11,471
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,611
Average Financial Aid - $10,286
Total with Avg. Aid $7,325

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,119,158
State $469,296
Institutional $127,696
Other external
Total $2,716,150

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,742,389
Institutional $591,303
Other external $236,395
Total $3,570,087
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 585-7659
financialaid@floridapoly.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Carola Mann
Associate Director of Financial Aid
cmann@floridapoly.edu

Majors

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

  1. Computer Science
  2. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,339

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,289
students

Female
15%
187

Male
85%
1,102

4%

50
students

Female
28%
14

Male
72%
36

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

1,136
students

Female
15%
164

Male
85%
972

12%

153
students

Female
16%
23

Male
84%
130

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
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

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

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 Argentina
Bangladesh
Brazil
Canada
India
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Michelle Powell
Associate Director of Admissions
863 874-8634
mpowell@floridapoly.edu

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