Florida Polytechnic University is the newest member of the Florida State University System.
We are strategically located in Lakeland, FL on the I-4 high tech corridor. Our location is essential because we will focus on STEM programs, specifically technology and engineering.
When classes begin in August 2014, there will be two colleges offering six degrees. A complete list of our programs is listed in the Academic section.
Mission Statement: Florida Polytechnic University’s mission is to educate students emphasizing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in an innovative, technology-rich, and interdisciplinary learning environment. The University collaborates with industry partners to offer students real-world problem-solving, work experience, applied research and business leadership opportunities. Florida Polytechnic prepares students to assume available leadership positions in the dynamic technological landscape in Florida, the nation, and the world.
Vision Statement: Florida Polytechnic University aspires to be a nationally and internationally recognized institution of higher learning serving the State by preparing students to lead Florida’s high-tech industries. The student learning experience will focus on practical and applied research, internships with industry partners, and hands-on leadership opportunities delivered by distinguished faculty who excel in their fields.