The Graduate Program enrolls students for fall terms only. The deadline for the admissions application and all supporting documents is March 15. No decision will be given until after the March 15 deadline.
Admissions decisions are based on consideration of the applicant’s previous academic records, statement of purpose, resume, and letters of recommendations.
The following are the admissions requirements:
- A bachelor’s degree in engineering, applied sciences, or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited university.
- A minimum GPA of 2.7 in the last 60-semester credits attempted.
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) test scores are required for applicants with a GPA less than 3.25. The GRE may be waived by the graduate student advisor for applicants with a GPA of 3.25 or higher.
- A letter of interest.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Satisfactory completion of 30 credits of approved graduate courses with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
- Meeting any prerequisites/deficiencies identified by the graduate student advisor.
- Compliance with all other university graduation requirements.
- Apply online. Note: The $30 application fee is non-refundable.
- Submit official college transcripts from each institution attended.
- If your cumulative college GPA is below a 3.25, please also submit official GRE scores. If your cumulative college GPA is a 3.25 or higher, the Graduate Admission Committee may waive the GRE requirement.
- Submit two letters of recommendation.*
- Submit a letter of intent.* This is a brief summary of your research interests and goals for the program.
Note: All documents should be sent to:
Florida Polytechnic University
Office of Admissions
4700 Research Way
Lakeland, FL 33805
Once the above materials have been submitted, the application will be reviewed by the Graduate Admission Committee and a recommended decision will be made. Admission to the university’s graduate school is a selective process, and the committee will review the above materials to assess each applicant’s promise for academic success at Florida Poly.