Florida Poly is the nation’s leading institution of change, engineered from the ground
up to push the boundaries of education in science, technology, engineering, and math
On the Rise
Ranked among universities with impressive histories and outstanding reputations, Florida
Poly is creating a name for itself in Florida and across the nation.
September 2021: In its 2022 Best Colleges list, U.S. News and World Report ranked Florida Poly as
the number one public college in the Southern region of the United States. This is
the first year that Florida Poly has been on the list.
September 2021: In its 2022 Best Colleges list, U.S. News and World Report ranks Florida Poly at No. 26 among public engineering programs without a Ph.D. Among nearly 240 public and private undergraduate engineering programs, Florida Poly
jumped 19 spots to No. 53 from No. 72 in 2021, showcasing the University’s booming
progress in engineering education.
August 2021: Florida Polytechnic University has been ranked as No. 25 in the United States among
the 100 most affordable computer engineering programs by University HQ, an independent
"These rankings indicate that Florida Poly’s academic programs are among the
very best in the nation. In addition to advancing the University’s reputation for
excellence, this is evidence that our faculty are engaged in research and teaching,
and that Florida Poly has a positive impact that is now recognized at a national level."
Florida Polytechnic University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges
and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural
science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.
Florida Poly is the only public university in the state dedicated exclusively to core
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs, offering degrees in high-demand
areas of study that are critical to economic growth and job creation.
Florida Poly was created by the legislature in 2012 to become the economic engine
that would boost the state’s high-tech economy. An economic impact assessment completed last year indicates the University generates $289 million annually in overall