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 79% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

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
June 20, 2018
Explore a trend seen this year, where enrollment rates are stabilizing or even falling at many community colleges around the country.
June 20, 2018
Community college graduation rates may appear to be in dire straits, but what are the real numbers? Could it be that the “successful” students who transfer to four-year universities are considered community college “drop outs” statistically?
June 18, 2018
Community Colleges have existed for more than 100 years and they have changed significantly in that amount of time. Keep reading to learn more about the history of community colleges and how they've changed the face of American public education.