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
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May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.