Andre completed an eight-month internship with Disney in Florida before graduation, and now works with the California-based Disney Studio Technology’s Data Services team, enabling data-informed decision making across various Studio business units..

Andre completed an eight-month internship with Disney in Florida before graduation, and now works with the California-based Disney Studio Technology’s Data Services team, enabling data-informed decision making across various Studio business units..

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© 2019 Florida Polytechnic University

© 2019 Florida Polytechnic University

WHY FLORIDA POLY?

WHY FLORIDA POLY?

As Florida's newest public university, and the only one dedicated to exclusively teaching science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), we’re flipping the script on the conventional college experience. Get ready to be part of a dynamic campus culture fueled by curiosity, out-of-the-box thinking and collaborative problem solving.

As Florida's newest public university, and the only one dedicated to exclusively teaching science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), we’re flipping the script on the conventional college experience. Get ready to be part of a dynamic campus culture fueled by curiosity, out-of-the-box thinking and collaborative problem solving.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Hands-on projects and industry internships are built into our programs to help you gain the practical knowledge you’ll need to hit the ground running after graduation.

Hands-on projects and industry internships are built into our programs to help you gain the practical knowledge you’ll need to hit the ground running after graduation.

CUTTING-EDGE LABS

CUTTING-EDGE LABS

Our campus boasts some of the most advanced collaborative research spaces in the country, including Labs dedicated to high-tech disciplines like supercomputing, 3D printing, and robotics.

Our campus boasts some of the most advanced collaborative research spaces in the country, including Labs dedicated to high-tech disciplines like supercomputing, 3D printing, and robotics.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Since Florida Poly students jump right into their fields of study, you can expect to pursue advanced-level, multidisciplinary research as early as your freshman year.

Since Florida Poly students jump right into their fields of study, you can expect to pursue advanced-level, multidisciplinary research as early as your freshman year.

WE BLUR THE LINE BETWEEN

COLLEGE AND CAREER

WE BLUR THE LINE BETWEEN

COLLEGE AND CAREER

Innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum. With an industry-relevant internship from Florida Poly, you’ll have the chance to build your professional skills while tackling real-world challenges at leading high-tech companies.

Innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum. With an industry-relevant internship from Florida Poly, you’ll have the chance to build your professional skills while tackling real-world challenges at leading high-tech companies.

SUCCESS STORY

SUCCESS STORY

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In partnership with:

In partnership with:

WE DON'T CHANGE WITH THE WORLD. WE CHANGE IT!

WE DON'T CHANGE WITH THE WORLD. WE CHANGE IT!

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Florida Polytechnic University represents one of the most innovative investments in American public high education and research. It attracts world-class faculty in science, technology, engineering, and math. 

Florida Poly is an affordable public university—engineered from the ground up to bring great faculty, industry partners, and like-minded students together. We inspire you — with an award-winning buildings and facilities, and state-of-the-art labs. We dare you — through student competitions, high-end internships and a senior capstone. We invest in you as our best hope for finding technology to solve immediate, real-world challenges.

By working closely with private industry, Florida Poly ensures that each degree program delivers an experience that prepares you for future job demand. You can find the right program/ concentration today, based on your job aspiration which we have listed below.

Florida Polytechnic University represents one of the most innovative investments in American public high education and research. It attracts world-class faculty in science, technology, engineering, and math. 

Florida Poly is an affordable public university—engineered from the ground up to bring great faculty, industry partners, and like-minded students together. We inspire you — with an award-winning buildings and facilities, and state-of-the-art labs. We dare you — through student competitions, high-end internships and a senior capstone. We invest in you as our best hope for finding technology to solve immediate, real-world challenges.

By working closely with private industry, Florida Poly ensures that each degree program delivers an experience that prepares you for future job demand. You can find the right program/ concentration today, based on your job aspiration which we have listed below.

ENROLLMENT BY THE NUMBERS

ENROLLMENT BY THE NUMBERS

1,339

TOTAL 

ENROLLMENT

1,339

TOTAL 

ENROLLMENT

16

NATIONS

REPRESENTED

16

NATIONS

REPRESENTED

22

AVERAGE

CLASS SIZE

22

AVERAGE

CLASS SIZE

16:1

STUDENT TO 

FACULTY RATIO

16:1

STUDENT TO 

FACULTY RATIO

Explore Florida Poly's beautiful, high-tech campus

Explore Florida Poly's beautiful, high-tech campus

1,339

TOTAL 

STUDENTS

1,339

TOTAL 

STUDENTS

16

NATIONS

REPRESENTED

16

NATIONS

REPRESENTED

22

AVERAGE

CLASS SIZE

22

AVERAGE

CLASS SIZE

16:1

STUDENT TO 

FACULTY RATIO

16:1

STUDENT TO 

FACULTY RATIO

Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

St. Petersburg-based Jabil leads America's fourth Industrial Revolution, bringing AI, material science, design, and other technologies to the world’s best-known brands.

Related programs/concentrations:

Business Analytics & Data Science
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Computer Engineering
  • Machine Intelligence
Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials & Advanced Manufacturing
  • Operations Research
AI & Machine Learning

Industry projections call for 44% compound growth in the US machine learning market, from $1.41 billion in 2017 to USD 8.81 billion by 2022.

Related programs/concentrations:

Business Analytics & Data Science
  • Intelligent Mobility
Computer Engineering
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Autonomous Robotic Systems
Autonomous Robotic Systems

Among Florida's six major industry sectors, computer science has showed the largest job growth, expanding 5.5% since 2016 (+14,241 jobs).

Related programs/concentrations:

Computer Engineering
  • Embedded System Design
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Autonomous Robotic Systems
Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
Aerospace

Florida aerospace employs more than 80,000 professionals.

Related programs/concentrations:

Engineering Mathematics
  • Complex Systems Mathematics
Engineering Physics
  • Physics of Space
Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
Business, Econometrics, Data & Analytics

Glassdoor ranks data scientist #1 on its 2019 list of the 50 Best Jobs in America.

Related programs/concentrations:

Business Analytics & Data Science
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Mangement
  • Health Informatics
  • Intelligent Mobility
  • Quantitative Economics & Econometrics
  • Big Data Analytics
Mechanical Engineering
  • Operations Research
Cyber Security

In 2017, the United States employed nearly 780,000 individuals in cybersecurity-oriented positions, with 350,000 positions left unfilled.

Related programs/concentrations:

Computer Science
  • Information Assurance & Cyber Security
  • Software Engineering
Data Analytics & Decision Science

IBM projects that US jobs for data and analytics graduates will increase by 364,000 openings over the next two years.

Related programs/concentrations:

Business Analytics & Data Science
  • Quantitative Economics and Econometrics
  • Big Data Analytics
Defense & Homeland Security

Annual defense spending in Florida tops $85 billion — about 9% of the Gross State Product (GSP).

Related programs/concentrations:

Environmental Engineering
  • Modern Techniques in Sustainability
Engineering Mathematics
  • Mathematics of Medicine & Biology
Engineering Physics
  • Physics of Energy
Computer Science
  • Game Development & Simulation
  • Information Assurance & Cyber Security
  • Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
Emergent Computing

Miami-based Qubit Reset advances quantum communications which looks to replace radio waves with photons of infrared light.

Related programs/concentrations:

Business Analytics & Data Science
  • Intelligent Mobility
Computer Engineering
  • Digital Design
  • Machine Intelligence
  • Autonomous Robotic Systems
Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering
  • Control Systems
Energy & Sustainability

As the nation's 10th sunniest state on average annual sunlight per square meter, Florida looks to join the national trend of a new solar project being installed every two minutes.

Related programs/concentrations:

Environmental Engineering
  • Water/Hydrology
  • Modern Techniques in Sustainability
Electrical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
Environment

Demand for environmental engineers across Florida is projected to grow 18.5% between 2016 and 2026.

Related programs/concentrations:

Environmental Engineering
  • Water/Hydrology
  • Modern Techniques in Sustainability
Engineering Physics
  • Physics of Energy
Electrical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
Game Development & Simulation

Florida-based Magic Leap partners with Google, AT&T, and others to advance augmented reality technology.

Related programs/concentrations:

Computer Engineering
  • Embedded System Design
Computer Science
  • Game Development & Simulation
  • Software Engineering
Electrical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
Medicine & Life Science

Florida ranks #2 for pharmaceuticals manufacturing and #6 for biotech research in the US.

Related programs/concentrations:

Environmental Engineering
  • Water/Hydrology
  • Modern Techniques in Sustainability
Engineering Mathematics
  • Mathematics of Medicine & Biology
Engineering Physics
  • Physics of Space
  • Physics of Medicine
Nanotechnology

Technology from Orlando-based NanoPhotonica replaces OLED and LCD lighting display systems in smartphones, tablets, and TV screens, with Quantum Dot-Light Emitting Diodes (QLED).

Related programs/concentrations:

Computer Engineering
  • Embedded System Design
Electrical Engineering
  • Electromagnetic Radiation Communication
Mechanical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
Supply Chain & Logistics

With 15 deepwater seaports and 20 commercial airports, and its position as the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, Florida's supply chain logistics industry is booming.

Related programs/concentrations:

Business Analytics & Data Science
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Big Data Analytics
Mechanical Engineering
  • Operation Research

Andre Goode

Andre Goode

Associate Software Engineer 

Associate Software Engineer 

Computer Science

Computer Science

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