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Florida Polytechnic University Computer Science Programs

Located in Lakeland, Florida, Florida Polytechnic University is a public institution. The rural area surrounding Florida Poly is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

113 Undergraduate Degrees
5 Graduate Degrees
$14,542 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
55% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Florida Polytechnic University?

Location of Florida Polytechnic University

Contact details for Florida Poly are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805-8531
Phone: 863-583-9050

How Do I Get Into Florida Poly?

You can apply to Florida Poly online at:

Admission Requirements for Florida Poly

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Florida Poly?

55% Acceptance Rate
15% Of Accepted Are Women
52% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Florida Poly is 55%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 85% of accepted students are men and 15% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 58%, and the acceptance rate for women is 46%.

Average Test Scores

About 52% of students accepted to Florida Poly submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 660. Math scores were between 590 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Florida Polytechnic University  ( 590 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Florida Polytechnic University  ( 590 to 670 )
Florida Poly received ACT scores from 48% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 28. Math scores were between 25 and 30. Composite scores were between 25 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Florida Polytechnic University  ( 24 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for Florida Polytechnic University  ( 25 to 30 )
ACT Composite Scores for Florida Polytechnic University  ( 25 to 29 )

Can I Afford Florida Polytechnic University?

$14,542 Net Price
35% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of Florida Poly is $14,542. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Florida Poly, approximately 35% of students took out student loans averaging $2,672 a year. That adds up to $10,688 over four years for those students.

Florida Polytechnic University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,251 Full-Time Undergraduates
13% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,392 undergraduate students at Florida Poly, with 1,251 being full-time and 141 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Florida Poly

There are also 33 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,251 full-time undergraduates at Florida Poly, 87% are male and 13% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Florida Poly

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Florida Polytechnic University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Florida Poly Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 58
Black or African American 54
Hispanic or Latino 237
White 797
International Students 34
Other Races/Ethnicities 71

Over 15 countries are represented at Florida Poly. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bahamas, Brazil, and India.

Florida Polytechnic University Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 103 0 103
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 10 0 10
General Computer & Information Sciences 0 5 5
TOTAL 113 5 118


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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