WPT Description

If you are looking for small class sizes, individual attention and an opportunity to use the technology used by individuals in your chosen career field, then Winter Park Tech is the school for you.

Individuals can choose between the Winter Park and the Avalon campuses, both located in Florida. No matter which campus you choose, students will have the chance to work with local business owners and will be given the opportunity to shadow, intern or work with those business owners upon graduation.

Financial aid is available for students who qualify for tuition assistance, as Winter Park has the motto that students should “graduate with jobs, not loans”. This school offers financial aid through federal and state grants, Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, Student Financial Aid Fund, private scholarships and assistance for certain populations of students.

Winter Park currently offers 16 career certificate programs including Arts, Business, Health Science, Human Services and Information Technology. Additionally, Winter Park offers academics online for individuals who require flexibility in their schedule. Students can choose to earn an online certificate in Hemodialysis, Medical Assisting, Medical Coding and Medical Record Transcription.

There are several student-run organizations in order to enhance college life. Students can take part in the Toastmaster’s Club or make a difference by becoming a representative in the Student Advisory Board.

The admissions office for Winter Park requires that all students who have not attained an AS degree or higher take the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) when applying. As this school has open enrollment, students can enroll in a class at any time, as long as there are seats available.

Quick Facts about Winter Park Tech

Region

Southeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Students)

Nickname

WPT

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

Tuition

$3,702

Retention Rate

64%

Enrollment

772

Year Established

1974

WPT Students

Total Students
772

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
34%
Part-Time
66%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
30%
African American
22%
Caucasian
43%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
4%
Unknown and Other
1%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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