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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 (STEM).

 

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.

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September 2021: In its 2022 Best Colleges list, U.S. News and World Report ranked Florida Poly #3 among all top colleges in the Southern United States, including public and private.

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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.

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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 educational organization.

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July 2021: Florida Poly's Data Science and Business Analytics Department has been named to an international list of the 10 Most Prominent Analytics Institutes 2021 by Analytics Insight Magazine.

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December 2020: Florida Poly has been named one of the five best universities in the Southern states for tech students by Deep South Magazine

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October 2020: Florida Poly was ranked No. 3 in the State University System for top performance at a low cost, according to WalletHub’s 2021’s Best College & University Rankings. 

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March 2020: Florida Poly has been ranked No. 2 in the nation for delivering quality, affordable mechanical engineering education by Affordable Schools. 

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November 2019: Florida Poly has been recognized for having the lowest out-of-state tuition among American colleges and universities by the website ValueColleges.

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Dr. Randy Avent
"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."
Dr. Randy K. Avent
President, Florida Polytechnic University

 

Accreditations

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. 
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Florida Poly is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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Four Florida Poly bachelor’s degrees are accredited by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. 

University of Distinction

At Florida Poly we’re educating the next generation of STEM leaders through cutting-edge degree programs that prepare graduates to take on today’s fastest-growing fields.
1,400
Students from 21 countries
 
1330
Average SAT score of fall entering students
 
30
Average ACT score of fall entering students
 

100% STEM Focused

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 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 (STEM).

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 economic activity.

 

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