Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, FL

Florida Polytechnic University

Lakeland, FL

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A leader in change

Florida Polytechnic University is the nation’s leading institution of change, engineered from the ground up to push the boundaries of education in science, technology, engineering, and math. Located in Lakeland, the heart of Florida’s High-Tech Corridor, Florida Poly provides cutting-edge degree programs that prepare graduates to take on today’s fastest-growing fields. The University’s affordable degree programs are specifically designed with your future in mind. Our curriculum is informed by the insights of our industry partners, so you can count on getting an education that’s not just experiential but in sync with modern industry demands. Admission to Florida Poly is more selective than many universities, with an acceptance rate of 50%. Half the applicants admitted have an SAT score between 1200–1360 or an ACT score of 27–31.


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#1 public college in the region for the third year in a row | U.S. News and World Report

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#7 Cost and Financing | WalletHub

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Top 30 Public Engineering Program without a PhD | U.S. News and World Report

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#1 Best Colleges for Veterans in the region | U.S. News and World Report

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#3 College in the region among public and private institutions | U.S. News and World Report

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#2 institution in the region for graduates with the least student debt | U.S. News and World Report

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Top #25 in the Nation for Affordability | University HQ

Florida Poly Undergraduate Majors

• Business Analytics
   - Health Systems Engineering
   - Intelligent Mobility
   - Logistics & Supply Chain Management
   - Quantitative Economics & Econometrics
• Computer Engineering
   - Advanced Topics
   - Autonomous & Electric Vehicles
   - Autonomous Robotic Systems
   - Digital System Design
   - Embedded System Design
   - Machine Intelligence
• Computer Science
   - Advanced Topics
   - Autonomous Systems
   - Big Data Analytics
   - Game Development & Simulation
   - Information Assurance & Cybersecurity
   - Software Engineering
• Data Science
   - Big Data Analytics
   - Health Systems Engineering
   - Intelligent Mobility
   - Quantitative Economics & Econometrics
• Electrical Engineering
   - Advanced Topics
   - Autonomous & Electric Vehicles
   - Control Systems
   - Electromagnetics & Communication
   - Renewable Energy
• Engineering Mathematics
   - Complex Systems Mathematics
   - Mathematics of Medicine & Biology
• Engineering Physics
   - Physics of Engineering & Sustainability
   - Physics of Medicine
   - Physics of Space
• Environmental Engineering
   - Modern Techniques in Sustainability
   - Water
• Mechanical Engineering
   - Advanced Topics
   - Aerospace
   - Materials & Advanced Manufacturing
   - Mechanical & Thermal Systems
   - Nanotechnology
   - Operations Research

Accredited by the Computing and Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “The curriculum at Florida Poly pushes you to be a bigger and deeper thinker while at the same time taking skill levels to high industry standards. I love the lack of typical distractions like ‘fraternity row’ to focus on creativity.”

    • Sophomore review
      Niche.com | September 2020
  • “Florida Poly sees me for me. At Poly, I’m a person, not a number. There are so many things to be involved in and change for the better. Everyone is open to all ideas, which promotes inclusivity.”

    • Sophomore review
      Niche.com | July 2019
  • “The campus is simply amazing! Florida Poly has two supercomputers, some maker labs, and stuff for video game design, video production, and more. The classes, campus, and dorms are absolutely stunning as well.”

    • Sophomore review
      Niche.com | January 2019
  • “I greatly enjoyed my time at Florida Poly, but what I appreciated most was the environment of support. I’m immensely grateful for my time at the University and how it has set me up for success in my career.”

    • Graduate review
      Niche.com | October 2020