Polk County Community Colleges

  • There are 2 community colleges in Polk County, Florida, serving 16,367 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 87% (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
    Private, for profit
    995 E Memorial Blvd Suite110
    Lakeland FL  33801
    (863)686-1444

    367 students
  • 999 Avenue H NE
    Winter Haven FL  33881
    8632971000

    16,000 students
Recent Articles
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the research that shows how participation in community college boosts student performance and success.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.