N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,385

Avg.Financial Aid

001514

FAFSA Code

About Polk State College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,591

Website

www.polk.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

999 Avenue H NE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8632971000
Fax: 8632971056
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Polk State College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven, Florida 33881-4299, or call (863) 297-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$7,265

Average Annual Cost

$2,483

Books And Supplies

$2,000

Other Fees

$883

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to PSC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $21,854. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

24:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,096 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

307 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

188 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

166 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

118 Graduates

Education, Other

62 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

58 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

27 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

26 Graduates

Air Transportation

21 Graduates

Computer Programming

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

12 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

11 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

6 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

6 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

5 Graduates

Fire Protection

3 Graduates

Communications Technology/Technicia...

2 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

2 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

10,591

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

35%

Full-time

35%

Part-time

65%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

52% White

2% Unknown

16% Black

24% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

98%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$50,787 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagle

School Colors

black and red

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

36

Total Female Athletes

54

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Sports Team (Women)

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Soccer

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The students at PSC have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at PSC are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 35% male and 65% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$26,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$7,806

$19,187

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$81 - 199

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,385

Students Receiving Federal Grants

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,874

Students Receiving State Aid

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,489

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

5%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,775

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,420

$30K - $48K

$6,207

$48K - $75K

$2,205

$75K - $110K

$1,746

> $110K

$3,040

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$102,852

The financial aid department of Polk State College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,353, whereas the financial aid is $1,737. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,497 and institutional aid worth $1,737. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Polk State College add up to $102,852 per year.

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