Undergraduate Admissions
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First-Year Admissions

Take the next step toward a future in STEM with the help of our knowledgeable admissions team.

Fall 2021 Applications Open August 1

How to Apply

  1. Apply online or complete the Common Application. An admissions essay is included and required. We are eager to learn as much as possible about the extracurricular activities of our applicants, in particular, how those experiences have contributed to their intellectual and personal growth.
  2. Applicants are also strongly encouraged to submit at least one, but no more than three, letter(s) of recommendation, preferably from a math or science teacher. Letters of recommendation should be sent to recommendations@floridapoly.edu or uploaded into the application portal.
  3. Create a Self-reported Student Academic Record(SSAR) or utilize Point Click Send. Students can email or text scans/pictures of transcripts to their admissions counselor.
  4. Pay a $30 nonrefundable application fee. Applicable fee waivers are accepted.
  5. Submit scores for the SAT (school code: 7303) and/or the ACT (school code: 2869). Test scores may now be sent using Point Click Send. Student can email or text scans/pictures of test scores to their admissions counselor.
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Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Applications Open
August 1
FAFSA Opens
October 1
Application Deadline for Presidential Scholars, Alexander Scholars and Provost Scholars Programs
November 1
Application considered on space-available basis
November 2-April 1
Admission Decision Notification
For applicants meeting the November 1 deadline
November 20
 FAFSA Priority Deadline
December 1 
 Submit Online Housing Pre-Application to the Admissions Office
As soon as possible after application submission. Campus housing is not guaranteed and room selection is based on housing application date.
 Admission Decision Notification
For applicants not meeting the November 1 deadline
Dec 15th and then the 15th of every month thereafter. 
 $200 Tuition Deposit Deadline
 May 1

Spring 2021 Semester 

 
Applications Open
August 1
Spring Application Deadline
December 1
Spring Deposit Deadline
December 15

Requirements and Information for First Time in College Students

Admission to Florida Poly is highly competitive, and students are encouraged to apply early.

The average weighted high school GPA of freshmen admitted in fall 2018 was 3.78. To determine your eligibility for admission to Florida Poly, we will recalculate your GPA based on your high school grades and any additional credit earned through Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or honors courses.

COURSE TYPE QUALITY POINT
Advanced Placement 1.0
International Baccalaureate 1.0
Dual Enrollment 1.0
AICE 1.0
Honors 0.5

 

Florida Poly requires freshman applicants to submit official results of at least one college entrance exam (SAT or ACT). The writing sections are not required for either test.

Our admissions board will consider your highest submitted section scores from all SAT and ACT test dates. We strongly encourage you to submit your scores each time you take the SAT or ACT.

The average test scores for admitted freshmen in fall 2018 were: 27-31 ACT composite | 1220-1370 SAT (EBRW+M)

Student success in calculus is required for all programs. We strongly recommend that all incoming students have taken precalculus or higher prior to starting classes at Florida Poly.

You'll innovate alongside world-class talent.

You're not a number among masses. You'll join an interconnected community of bright innovators, a place where yu can feel comfortable and proud of your own distinctiveness.
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We offer over 31 programs of study and are ABET accredited in computer engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science. 
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Whether you’ve got a question about upcoming deadlines or just need help with the application process, our friendly admissions team is here to assist you.

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