Polk State College

Winter Haven, FL

Polk State College

Winter Haven, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$3,366

$10,816

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

27

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

15,274

undergraduate 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 15,274
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

41%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,041

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $2,483
Additional fees $883
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $5,366
Average Financial Aid - $4,041
Total with Avg. Aid $1,325

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,559,609
State $1,502,207
Institutional $1,354,079
Other external
Total $13,415,895

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $102,852
Other external
Total $102,852

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 863 297-1004
F: 863 298-6850
financialaid@polk.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bass fishing, bowling, flag football, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCAA, FCCAA (Suncoast)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician.
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.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician.
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Network and System Administration/Administrator.
Occupational Therapist Assistant.
Office Management and Supervision.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Internships

15,274

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

15,274
students

Female
64%
9,840

Male
36%
5,434

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

35%

5,314
students

Female
63%
3,334

Male
37%
1,980

65%

9,960
students

Female
65%
6,506

Male
35%
3,454

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

trimester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Cayman Islands
China
Germany
Mexico
Nigeria
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors

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