Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Student Handbook

Admissions



Registration

Prior to registration for the student’s initial term at the University, each student accepted for admission is required to submit a signed medical history form, including documentation of appropriate immunizations as required by the University. International students must submit the medical insurance required under Board of Governors regulation prior to registering for classes.

Please see FPU-5.0102AP Registration to read in its entirety.

Admissions to the University and Appeal Process

Admission of students to Florida Polytechnic University is within the jurisdiction of the University, but subject to the regulations of the Florida Board of Governors. Therefore, the University regulations on admissions must be read in conjunction with Chapter 6 of the Board of Governors regulations.

Please see FPU-2.001 Admission to the University and Appeal Process policy to read in its entirety.

Admission of AA Graduates from Florida Institutions

Florida Board of Governors Regulation 6.004 requires that an AA graduate from a Florida public post-secondary institution receive priority for admission to a state university over out-of-state transfer students.  Recruitment materials, catalogs, orientation programs and student handbooks provided to freshman enrollees and transfer students at state universities shall include an explanation of this provision. To read this regulation in its entirety, please click on the following link:

Please see FPU-2.004 Admission of Undergraduate Transfer Student policy to read in its entirety.

Admission of Undergraduate Transfer Students

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: The minimum eligibility requirements for transfer students seeking admission to undergraduate degree programs at Florida Polytechnic University are as provided in the Florida Board of Governors regulation 6.004 Admission of Undergraduate, Degree-Seeking Transfer Students. However, applicants who satisfy the Board of Governors’ minimum requirements are not automatically guaranteed admission to the University, as the University reserves the right to require more stringent admissions requirements.

Please see FPU-2.004 Admission of Undergraduate Transfer Students policy to read in its entirety.

Early Admission and Dual Enrollment

Early Admission decisions are made as a result of a comprehensive review in the same manner as First Time in College student admission decisions. Eligibility requirements for the Dual Enrollment Program are outlined in the articulation agreements between Florida Polytechnic University and the respective school district.

Please see FPU-2.002 Early Admission and Dual Enrollment policy to read in its entirety.

First Time in College (FTIC)

FTIC students seeking admission are defined as applicants who have earned a standard high school diploma from a Florida public or regionally accredited high school, or its equivalent, and who have earned fewer than twelve (12) semester hours of transferable college credit since receiving a standard high school diploma or its equivalent. FTIC applicants must submit an application for admission, official transcripts of all secondary work and transcripts from each post-secondary institution, as appropriate, and official ACT or SAT test scores.

Please see FPU-2.003 First Time in College policy to read in its entirety.

Admission of International Students

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: The minimum eligibility requirements for international students seeking admission to Florida Polytechnic University are as provided in the Florida Board of Governors regulation 6.009 Admission of International Students to State University System (SUS) Institutions. In addition, international applicants who satisfy the Board of Governors’ minimum requirements must also meet the regular admission requirements as set forth by the University.

Please see FPU-2.005 Admission of International Students policy to read in its entirety.

Graduate School

Florida Polytechnic University offers two graduate degrees: Master of Science in Engineering and the Master of Science in Computer Science. 

Graduate School Admissions

Admission for all students who seek to be admitted to graduate programs at Florida Polytechnic University is governed by the Florida Board of Governors regulation 6.003 and regulation FPU-2.001 and shall be consistent with the overall mission of the University. University-wide graduate student admission requirements shall be specified in the University catalog and on the website of the graduate program.

Please see FPU-2.008 Graduate Admissions policy to read in its entirety.