Florida Polytechnic University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,152
2022 Average Net Price
$12,373
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.22%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
56%
2,779 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,593
88.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
47.3%
217 Graduates

About

Florida Polytechnic University is a higher education institution located in Polk County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Florida Polytechnic University were Computer Science (91 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (45 degrees), and General Computer Engineering (39 degrees).

In 2022, 430 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Florida Polytechnic University. 20.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (264 degrees), 3.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (78 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Florida Polytechnic University is $3,152, which is $−9,530 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Florida Polytechnic University is $3,152, which is $−9,530 less than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,373.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Florida Polytechnic University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,152
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Florida Polytechnic University was $3,152. The cost of tuition at Florida Polytechnic University is $−9,530 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$12,373
2022 Value
32%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Florida Polytechnic University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,373. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Florida Polytechnic University grew by 32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,217
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Florida Polytechnic University was of $11,217 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.02% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
25%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Florida Polytechnic University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.09% with respect to 2021, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.22%
2019 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Florida Polytechnic University was 1.22%, which represents 1 out of the 82 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Florida Polytechnic University received 2,779 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 30.8% annual growth. Out of those 2,779 applicants, 1,557 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56% acceptance rate.

There were 1,593 students enrolled at Florida Polytechnic University in 2022. 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Florida Polytechnic University has an overall enrollment yield of 28.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,557
Accepted Out of 2,779

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Florida Polytechnic University was 56% (1,557 admissions from 2,779 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 54.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 30.8%, while admissions grew by 34.3%..

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SAT Scores

69%
Submission Percentage (2022)
310
Scores Submitted (2022)

69% of enrolled first-time students at Florida Polytechnic University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Florida Polytechnic University had a total enrollment of 1,593 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Florida Polytechnic University is 1,406 students and the part-time enrollment is 187. This means that 88.3% of students enrolled at Florida Polytechnic University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Florida Polytechnic University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.1% White, 23.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.72% Black or African American, 5.15% Two or More Races, 4.65% Asian, 0.188% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.126% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Florida Polytechnic University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (48.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.7%) and White Female (9.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (33.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.8%) and Asian Male (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Florida Polytechnic University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,593 students. The full-time enrollment at Florida Polytechnic University is 1,406 and the part-time enrollment is 187.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Florida Polytechnic University was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Florida Polytechnic University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    894 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    375 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    107 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Florida Polytechnic University is 56.1% White, 23.5% Hispanic or Latino, 6.72% Black or African American, 5.15% Two or More Races, 4.65% Asian, 0.188% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.126% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 250 fewer women than men received degrees from Florida Polytechnic University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Florida Polytechnic University is white (264 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (78 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Florida Polytechnic University is Computer Science (91 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (45 degrees) and General Computer Engineering (39 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Polytechnic University are Software developers (1,017,173 people), Other managers (465,520 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (381,770 people), Civil engineers (288,323 people), and Mechanical engineers (211,511 people).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Polytechnic University are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Florida Polytechnic University are Computer Systems Design (1,076,936 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (476,851 people), Elementary & secondary schools (418,276 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (371,489 people), and Construction (344,762 people).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Florida Polytechnic University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 91 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Florida Polytechnic University was Computer Science with 91 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

340
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
90
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 340 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Polytechnic University, which is 3.78 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (90).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 101 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Polytechnic University in Computer Science, which is 9.18 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Florida Polytechnic University in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.423 times less than the 97 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Florida Polytechnic University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Florida Polytechnic University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    264 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    78 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Florida Polytechnic University is white (264 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (78 degrees).

1.4% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    214 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    62 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Florida Polytechnic University is white male (214 degrees awarded). There were 3.45 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (62 degrees).

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Operations

Florida Polytechnic University has an endowment valued at nearly $3.53M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year.

In 2022, Florida Polytechnic University had a total salary expenditure of 61.1M. Florida Polytechnic University employs 42 Assistant professors, 10 Instructors and 10 Associate professors. Most academics at Florida Polytechnic University are Male Assistant professor (34), Male Associate professor (9), and Female Assistant professor (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida Polytechnic University are: Management, with 54 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

Endowment

$3.53M
2022 Endowment
1.01%
decline from 2021

Florida Polytechnic University has an endowment valued at about $3.53M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Florida Polytechnic University declined 1.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.76M lower than than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$21M
2022 Salaries
0.966%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Florida Polytechnic University paid a median of $21M in salaries, which represents 34.4% of their overall expenditure ($61.1M) and a 0.966% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.92M
Instructional Salaries
66
Number of Employees

In 2022, Florida Polytechnic University paid a total of $5.92M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Florida Polytechnic University were Assistant professor with 42 employees, Instructor with 10 employees, and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Florida Polytechnic University were Management with 54 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 23 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Florida Polytechnic University was Male Assistant professor with 34 employees, Male Associate professor with 9 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Florida Polytechnic University.

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