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1 Florida Polytechnic University | Lakeland, Florida

2 Located at the corner of I-4 & Polk Parkway Florida’s 12 th and newest state university 1 st polytechnic in Florida At the center of Florida’s high tech corridor

3 August 2014, classes start 2 Colleges, offering 6 Degrees

4 Faculty - Teaching - Applied research - Industry connected Accelerated Pace Leadership / Finance Teaching methods SHAPING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION | Cross Disciplinary

5 Opportunities For Hands-On Experience Internships & Co-ops Partnerships with industry leaders Applied research MAJOR IN EMPLOYABLE |Our Students

6 TECHNOLOGY | From the ground up Innovation, Science & Technology Building (IST)

7 TECHNOLOGY | From the ground up

8 Digital campus Students, faculty & peers connecting in all places, all the time 24/7 (fiber optic connections) Network Operating Center Operable louver assemblies, lighting levels, AC/room temperatures can be operated from a smart device TECHNOLOGY | Building

9 32 classrooms 26 teaching labs, indoor amphitheater “Aula Magna” (236 seating capacity) 11 Research labs Robotic labs, IT labs, wet & dry labs, Clean room for nano research TECHNOLOGY | Classrooms

10 Set up to operate from the cloud Smart media boards, Wi-Fi, HDMI / VGA Connections, networked labs, interactive spaces (reconfigure between classes) Virtual library, reference materials & E-books Loaded onto smart device TECHNOLOGY | Classrooms

11 Get a first hand look at Florida Poly! Tours will be offered Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. ADMISSIONS | Visitors Center

12 Admissions Requirements Rank in the top half of their class SAT scores over 550 /ea. section ACT scores over 22 ADMISSIONS| Our Students

13 Early Application December 1, 2013 Apply prior to this date and the application fee will be waived Priority Application February 1, 2014 Final Applications May 1, 2014 ADMISSIONS | Important Application Dates

14 Try these steps 1.Select STEM focused courses in high school to prepare for STEM college level work and tests -Physics -Chemistry -Computer Technology -Science -Calculus 2.Research different careers that utilize STEM degrees 3.Internships are important -Interning at a company during their senior year and the Summer prior to entering college will play a large role in keeping students motivated and focused. 4.Look for a school that is hands-on and provides students with the tools for success. GETTING STARTED | STEM Education What students need to know before starting attending a STEM university

15 CONTACT US | Florida Poly Beth Pierpont, ESQ. Associate Director of Admissions 863.583.9954 Stay Connected @FLPolyU

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