Polk State College

2023 Tuition & Fees $12,272
Student Population 9,044
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,728
Graduation Rate 33 %
Students:Faculty 20 : 1

Academic Overview

Polk State College is a public, four-years institute located in Winter Haven, Florida. It is a Baccalaureate/Associate's College by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $3,366 for Florida residents and $12,272 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 9,044 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Polk State College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $35,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Polk State's tuition & fees is $3,366 for Florida residents and $12,272 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Polk State.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,728 and 36% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,044 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Polk State College is 33 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Polk State College is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Polk State College is 67 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Polk State College is 9,044
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Polk State College is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,728 at Polk State College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881-4299
Online Applicationhttps://passport.polk.edu/Genesis/student/applogon.jsp
Financial Aidwww.polk.edu/admission-aid/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.polk.edu/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.polk.edu/admission-aid/veteran-information/
Disability Servicewww.polk.edu/disability-services/

Offered Degrees

Polk State offers 60 major programs through online and on-site education where 21 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less Than 12 Weeks Certificate61
Less Than 1 Year Certificate176
1-2 Years Certificate40

Special Learning Opportunities

Polk State College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate ,
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Polk State College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges