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Polk State College
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  • 4 Year
  • WINTER HAVEN, FL

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

editorial

Polk is a public college located in Winter Haven, Florida. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,866 undergraduate students. The Polk acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 28% of students, Polk alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,900.

About

999 AVENUE H NE
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33881
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
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Polk State College Rankings

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PSC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
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SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$9,483 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,382 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 160 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 156 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 157 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
7
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    20%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,866 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,961
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Multi-generational
    50%
  • Nerdy
    17%
  • Outgoing
    17%
  • Stressed
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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