|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Student to faculty ratio||27:1|
Polk State College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
Polk State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,933 and in-state students paid $2,483.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of Polk State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,199 (which is 5.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Polk State College in 2016-2017, was 89, which is 12% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,662 (which is 12.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Polk State College has enrolled a total of 11,364 students (3,529 students full-time and 7,835 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,364 students, 622 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,803 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 16%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Polk State College.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|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||36%||2,110||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||15%||868|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||13%||779||253|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||8%||454||34|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||2%||136||20|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||1%||83||23|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||1%||60||0|
|Transportation And Materials Moving||0%||12||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||0%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Polk State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Polk State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,200. Last year, out of the total 1,544 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,359 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,444 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,227 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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