Polk State College

#7983 / #2166
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Public college in Winter Haven, Florida, United States

About Polk State College

According to Wikipedia, Polk State College, formerly Polk Community College, is a public college in Winter Haven, Florida. It is part of the Florida College System. The college changed its name from Polk Community College in 2009 to reflect its first Bachelor's degree program. Originally named Polk Junior College, it began classes in 1964. The main campus is located in Winter Haven, a second campus is located in nearby Lakeland. Smaller centers exist in Bartow, Florida, Lake Wales, Florida, Winter Haven, Florida, and two in Lakeland, Fl,

Polk State College's Online Degrees

Polk State College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate
32%

How Much Does Polk State College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$2,483$883

How Much Do Polk State College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Polk State College, then you can expect to earn an average of $35,000 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Polk State College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
7,6367,636

Where is Polk State College?

Polk State College is located at 999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven FL 33881-4299

How Safe is Polk State College?

Winter Haven has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Polk State College Known For?

Polk State College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Polk State College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Polk State College's Most Influential Alumni?

Polk State College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Earth Sciences, and History. Here are some of Polk State College's most famous alumni:

Alan Mills
A Baseball player.
Grady Judd
Grady Judd
A Sheriff of Polk County, Florida, U.S..
Alec Asher
Alec Asher
A Baseball player.
Mark Brisker
An American-Israeli basketball player.
Lorenzo Williams
An American basketball player .
Frank Attkisson
An American politician.
Denise Grimsley
A Florida State Senator.
Robert Gilchrist
A Professional basketball player.
Kenny Howes
An American musician.
Shaheed Davis
An American basketball player.
Neil Combee
A Florida State Representative.
Destin Damachoua
A French basketball player.

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