Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, FL

Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, FL

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Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$4,940

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

85%

male

15%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 973
Declined 692
Total Received 1,665
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Public

1,323

undergraduate students

53

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,376
Established in 2012
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

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
no
Students are not required to live in school 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
600
75th
690
25th
610
75th
31
25th
24
75th
30
25th
26
75th
32
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Other application fee (with College Board Test Fee, ACT Test Fee, and NACAC Fee waivers)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 973
Declined 692
Total Received 1,665

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,461

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $3,152
Room & board $11,471
Additional fees $1,788
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,611
Average Financial Aid - $7,461
Total with Avg. Aid $10,150

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 585-7659
financialaid@floridapoly.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Business Analytics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Data Science, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Mechanical Engineering.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Science
  2. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,376

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,323
students

Female
15%
193

Male
85%
1,130

4%

53
students

Female
28%
15

Male
72%
38

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

1,180
students

Female
14%
170

Male
86%
1,010

11%

143
students

Female
16%
23

Male
84%
120

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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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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