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International Profile

If you’re looking for a competitive edge in your high-tech career, Florida Polytechnic University is where you start. 

Florida Poly is dedicated exclusively to preparing students for a future in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). That means even your core classes—literature, humanities, philosophy—incorporate some aspect of STEM. 

We use real-world examples to teach core concepts, then provide access to the latest technology so students can apply and test their knowledge. Students continue practical learning through internships and business connections built through Florida Poly’s more than 90 industry partnerships. 

Reinforcing that strategy are small class sizes and professors who care about your academic progress and long-term future. We’ve assembled some of the top minds in their respective fields to share their knowledge and workforce experience. This is a school where you gain practical knowledge and a valuable insight on what to expect after college.

Whether you want to be the next startup CEO, the next world-changing problem solver, or the next to stretch the limits of high tech, this is where you come to make it happen.



Type of SCHOOL: Four-year public university, exclusively focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

Size of Campus: The centerpiece of the 170-acre Florida Poly campus is the Innovation, Science, and Technology (IST) building, designed by famed architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava. The IST building totals 162,000 square feet and houses 26 classrooms, 11 innovation labs, and a commons area. In addition to the IST building, the campus features two residence halls, a Wellness Center, Admissions Center, and Campus Control Center.

Number of Students: 1,200

Number of Faculty: Projected 52 full-time faculty for the fall

Colleges, programs, and degrees:
Undergraduate degrees:
• BS in Advanced Technology
• BS in Computer Engineering
• BS in Computer Science & Information Technology
• BS in Electrical Engineering
• BS in Innovation Science & Technology Management
• BS in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Graduate programs:
• Master of Science in Engineering
• Master of Science & Technology

Geographic Diversity: In spring 2016 we had 97% in-state students and 3% out of state. In fall 2015 we enrolled our first five international students: three undergraduates and two graduates.

International Student Services: Florida Polytechnic University provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for international students to dive deep into science and engineering and learn about American culture through their peers.

International Student Budget:
Full-Time Tuition. . . . . . . . . . $21,005
Room and Board. . . . . . . . . . $11,800
Books and Supplies . . . . . . . . . . $1,200
Transportation and Other Expenses . . . . . . . . . . $4,000
Total . . . . . . . . . . $38,005

Financial Aid: Available for qualified students 

Test Score Requirements:
• SAT Critical Reading 460 or ACT Reading 19
• SAT Mathematics 460 or ACT Mathematics 19
• SAT Writing 440 or ACT English/Writing 18

Application Deadlines and Fees:
July 1: Applications open
November 1: Early application deadline/spring application deadline
January 1: Priority application deadline
May 1: Final application deadline
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and we strongly encourage students to apply well before deadline. The application fee is $30.