Tuition & Fees

$4,940

$21,005

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

87%

male

13%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 688
Declined + 523
Total Received 1,211
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Public

1,426

undergraduate students

18

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 1,444
Established in 2012
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College

Lakeland, FL

178-acre campus in Lakeland (population: 106,420), 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
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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
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
13%
600-699
61%
500-599
26%
700-800
17%
600-699
59%
500-599
24%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
30-36
25%
24-29
50%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
68%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
25%
24-29
69%
18-23
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
(College Board Test Fee, ACT Test Fee, and NACAC Fee waivers)
Common application accepted yes
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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 688
Declined + 523
Total Received 1,211

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,254

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 - $10,254
Total with Avg. Aid $7,316

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $974,940
State $308,945
Institutional $23,382
Other external
Total $1,307,267

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,048,508
Institutional $704,301
Other external $113,301
Total $1,866,110
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 585-7659
financialaid@floridapolytechnic.org

Financial Aid Officer

Eric Callueng
Director of Financial Aid
ecallueng@flpoly.org

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Data Analytics
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Information Technology
Innovation/Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Science/Technology Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,444

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,426
students

Female
13%
188

Male
87%
1,238

1%

18
students

Female
28%
5

Male
72%
13

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,321
students

Female
13%
170

Male
87%
1,151

8%

105
students

Female
18%
18

Male
82%
87

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 15

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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
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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