Polk County Community Colleges

There are 2 community colleges in Polk County, Florida, serving 14,643 students.
The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Polk County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • Everest University-Lakeland
    Pivate, for profit
    995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
    Lakeland FL  33801
    (863)686-1444

    367 students
  • 999 Avenue H NE
    Winter Haven FL  33881
    (863)297-1000

    14,276 students
Recent Articles
January 14, 2017
Even more midnight classes are launching at community college campuses across the country this year, in hopes of working around the demanding schedules of their students.
January 14, 2017
A new report by the American Institutes for Research shows that some states are paying billions of dollars on community college students who drop out before earning a degree or certification.
January 14, 2017
Learn about a Governor’s Investment in Aerospace grant that will help 13 Washington community colleges develop training programs for the aerospace industry.