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
February 06, 2017
The opportunities you take in community college will help to shape the rest of your life, so don't be a passive observer! Take control of your community college education.
February 06, 2017
No matter where you choose to go to college you'll have to take some kind of standardized test. The GRE is often required for graduate programs, but it may also benefit your community college application.
January 27, 2017
As careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become more prevalent, community colleges are shifting their focus to meet demand and secure their place in a rapidly changing educational landscape.