Polk State College will host a Transfer Fair on Monday, Feb. 11, to help students explore their options for higher education.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room LTB 1100 on the Lakeland campus, 3425 Winter Lake Road.
Representatives from more than two dozen colleges and universities will be on site to answer questions and offer information. Among the colleges and universities that will be represented are Argosy University, DeVry University, Florida International University, Florida Southern College, Keiser University, Southeastern University, Rollins College, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, The University of Tampa and Polk State College.
The Transfer Fair is free to attend and is open not only to Polk State students interested in transferring to undergraduate and graduate programs at other institutions, but also students throughout the community interested in exploring their postsecondary options.
Polk State College offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in programs designed to fill specific workforce needs in Polk County. Its bachelor’s degree offerings include the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Students who earn their associate’s degrees at Polk lead the state in terms of the GPAs they earn after transferring to the state university system.
Polk State’s associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs are the most affordable in Polk County.