School Summary

Polk State College


General Information:

Founded in 1964, Polk State College is seated on 98 acres located in Polk county. It is a university offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school has a student/faculty ratio of 27:1.
Libraries:
This institution has 2 libraries.

Computer Labs:
At least one staffed computer lab is available to students. A wireless computer network is available throughout the campus. Number of computers available are 800. Free student email accounts are available.
Institutional Control:
State control

Address, Phone and URL:

999 Avenue H, NE

Winter Haven, FL
33881-4299
For more information call: 863 297-1000. This school has a website at www.polk.edu
Application information for this school is available at https://passport.polk.edu/Genesis/student/applogon.jsp


Application Fee: $0
High School transcripts are Required for Freshmen.
No Application Requirements available.


In-State (per year) Out of State (per year)
Tuition $3,716.00 $14,091.00
Room and Board $8,080.00 $8,080.00
Fees $0.00 $0.00
Total $11,796.00 $22,171.00

Financial aid information may be available from the school's website at www.polk.edu.


Special Programs
The following special programs are offered: Some degree programs are available as an online learning option, English as a Second Language program, Academic remediation, Distance learning program, Double major option, Independent study, Learning disabilities services, Advanced Placement credit, Accelerated degree program, Honors program, Internships, Off-campus study, Summer session for credit, Sponsors its own study-abroad program, Part-time undergraduate degree programs.

Academic Competitiveness
No Competition - Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Incoming Freshmen SAT Scores
Scores Verbal Math
700-800 0% 0%
600-699 0% 0%
500-599 0% 0%
400-499 0% 0%
300-399 0% 0%
200-299 0% 0%



Incoming Freshmen ACT Scores
Scores Percentage of Students
30-36 0%
24-29 0%
18-23 0%
12-17 0%
6-11 0%
1-5 0%



Incoming Freshmen High School Ranking
Percentage Percentage of Students
Top 10% N/A
11-25% N/A
26-50% N/A
Under 50% N/A



Baseball, Basketball

Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Bowling, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Bowling, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Volleyball


Baseball, Basketball

Soccer, Softball, Volleyball


Undergraduate

Undergraduate Only Count
Male 3,738
Female 7,089
Total 10,827


Undergraduate, Graduate & First Professional


Undergraduate, Graduate & First Professional Count
Male 3,738
Female 7,089
Total 10,827

Student Body By Racial/Ethnic Category
Student Body by Racial/Ethnic Category Percentage
Asian 2%
African American 18%
Hispanic 26%
Native American 0%
White 46%
Other 7%
Student Body By Age
Student Body by Age Percentage
Under 25 Years Old 71%
At Least 25 Years Old 29%
Student Body By Residence Status
Student Body by Residence Status Percentage
In State 99%
Out Of State 1%
Student Body By Housing Status
Student Body by Housing Status Percentage
Live On Campus N/A
Live Off Campus N/A


Welcome Week, Hispanic Heritage Month, Intramural Sports

Florida Student Nursing Association, Honors Program Student Council, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), Student Government Association, SALO (Student Activities and Leadership Office)


Instructional Program Code        Instructional Program Title

  • 51.0904                                           Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • 43.0201                                           Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
  • 43.0203                                           Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • 43.0104                                           Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • 49.0101                                           Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • 11.0201                                           Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • 19.0706                                           Child Development
  • 19.0708                                           Child Care and Support Services Management
  • 52.0209                                           Transportation/Mobility Management
  • 51.3801                                           Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • 15.0000                                           Engineering Technologies/Technicians, General
  • 46.0301                                           Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
  • 52.0201                                           Business Administration and Management, General
  • 24.0101                                           Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • 51.0907                                           Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • 15.1201                                           Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • 11.0801                                           Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • 47.0607                                           Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • 49.0102                                           Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • 49.0104                                           Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • 43.0103                                           Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • 52.0205                                           Operations Management and Supervision
  • 11.1001                                           Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • 51.0901                                           Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
  • 52.0302                                           Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
  • 52.0204                                           Office Management and Supervision
  • 13.1202                                           Elementary Education and Teaching
  • 13.1210                                           Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • 51.0806                                           Physical Therapy Assistant
  • 51.0707                                           Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • 51.0803                                           Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • 51.0908                                           Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • 51.0910                                           Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • 52.0299                                           Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

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