Polk County Community Colleges

There are 2 community colleges in Polk County, Florida, serving 11,540 students.
For Florida community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,198 per year for in-state students and $11,659 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,553 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72% (view national acceptance rates).
Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Polk County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • Everest University-Lakeland
    Private for-profit
    455 students995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
    LakelandFL 33801
    (8.6)368-6144
    455
  • 11,085 students999 Avenue H NE
    Winter HavenFL 33881
    (863)297-1000
    11,085
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