Polk State College

Winter Haven, FL

Polk State College

Winter Haven, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$3,367

$12,272

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

85%

female

1

teacher

27

students

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

8,302

undergraduate students

2,525

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Polk State College, founded in 1964, is a public college. Its 98-acre main campus is located in Winter Haven. Branch campus located in Lakeland; one center in Winter Haven, two centers in Lakeland, one center in Bartow, and one center in Lake Wales.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,827
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

98-acre campus in Winter Haven (population: 41,280), within 60 miles of Orlando and Tampa. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Orlando, Tampa
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Orlando International

Polk State College
999 Avenue H, NE
Winter Haven
33881-4299

Campus Life

yes
Housing available

Top Organizations

  • Florida Student Nursing Association
  • Honors Program Student Council
  • Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
  • Student Government Association
  • SALO (Student Activities and Leadership Office)

Top Events

  • Welcome Week
  • Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Intramural Sports
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,367
Room & board $8,080
Total $11,447

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering Technology, General
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Operations Management and Supervision
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Transportation/Mobility Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

10,827

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

8,302
students

Female
85%
7,089

Male
45%
3,738

23%

2,525
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

35%

3,866
students

Female
63%
2,434

Male
37%
1,432

65%

6,961
students

Female
67%
4,655

Male
33%
2,306

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
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

573

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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