Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland, FL 33805-8531


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,315
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Florida Polytechnic University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,531 applications and 1,127 students were granted admission. Florida Polytechnic University is at the #72 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 65% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1040 to 1260
ACT23 to 28

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Florida Polytechnic University's tuition was $3,152 for all students regardless of residency (45% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year public institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $5,735
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Florida Polytechnic University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. -- of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Florida Polytechnic University in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Florida Polytechnic University has enrolled a total of 1,315 students (1,269 students full-time and 46 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,315 students, 63 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 87% men and 13% women and 1,284 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 31 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Hispanic: 19%

Black/African American: 5%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Florida Polytechnic University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 0
Engineering 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Florida Polytechnic University.

Polk State College
11.6 mile away
Valencia College
34.3 mile away
St Petersburg College
55.8 mile away