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College Profile: Polk State College

 
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Polk Community College is located in Polk County, Florida, USA. Originally named Polk Junior College, it began classes in 1964. The main campus is located in Winter Haven. In 1988, a second campus was opened in Lakeland. Total enrollment is about 10,000 credit students and 8,700 non-credit students, served by a staff of about 100 full-time faculty members. In 2004, the Collegiate High School was opened on the Lakeland campus, and a second CHS (Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School) opened in Winter Haven in Fall 2006. The Polk Community College Libraries serve students of the Collegiate High School, Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School, community college students, and students of the University of South Florida with a growing collection of traditional and virtual resources including art prints and sculpture, and audio and video formats.
 
999 Avenue H NE
Winter Haven, FL
33881-4299
863-297-1000 (general)
863-297-1004 (financial aid)
863-297-1016 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

POLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS A QUALITY-DRIVEN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION PROVIDING DEGREE, CAREER AND LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMS WITHIN AN ENVIRONMENT OF EXCELLENCE AND COMMITMENT TO STUDENT SUCCESS.


General Information
Other Names Polk State
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Polk State College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Local|federal&chds=1000,5000&chxr=0,1000,5000
 
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
10,209 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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