Polk State College

Polk State College has a dedicated faculty who are committed to offering quality programs and services to meet students' individual needs.

Your success is our number one priority!  

Explore our website and check out the opportunities available at Polk State College. Polk State provides programs you need, whether you want to prepare to transfer to a four-year institution tostudy for a bachelor’s degree, or to master the skills for immediate employment in a variety of high-demand careers.

Polk State College’s Corporate College is an ideal setting for working professionals to stay up-to-date in their professions.

Our Collegiate High School, provides qualified high school students with the opportunity to earn a high school diploma as well as a college degree simultaneously.

As well, Polk State provides college provides prep courses and comprehensive academic support resources and services as well as a newly established Honors Program. 

We have many student activities, clubs, intercollegiate athletics, and student leadership opportunities as well as excellent cultural events and events throughout the year.



Polk State College was established in 1964 and is a multi-campus college providing over 20,000 students with Bachelor of Applied Science, Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Science, and Associate in Arts degrees, and a widevariety of certificate and workforce training options.

Polk State College operates two highly-rated charter high schools.

Polk State’s advantages include small class sizes, hands-on learning, dedicated faculty, day, night and online options, easily affordable tuition, financial aid, a vibrant community and a varied student life,with opportunities in fine arts, clubs to visit, and intercollegiate athletics.

Polk State College offers a range of degrees and certificates:  bachelor-, associate degrees, college-credit certificates, and vocational certificates.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Supervision and Management offers students with an associate’s degree (or equivalent) the opportunity to build upon foundational skills from their associate degree programs by undertaking upper-division coursework in management and leadership.

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree is planned for students interested in studying a four-year bachelor degree. Programs leading to the AA degree include general education (36 credit hours) as well as 24 credits of college-transfer electives for a sum of 60 credits. 

Associate in Science (AS) and Certificate programs prepare students for employment in specific occupational/technical fields. Many AS programs were designed to articulate directly with State University  programs. Additionally, all AS programs qualify students for admission to Polk State College’s Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Supervision and Management.