Colleges in Florida

Colleges in Florida

“The Sunshine State” and home to 1,350 miles of coastline, Florida is a state run on tourism with a subtropical-to-tropical climate. The wide variety of colleges in Florida include the 12 in the State University System of Florida, the 28 community colleges and state colleges in the Florida College System, and numerous religiously-affiliated institutions. The oldest recognized institution in the Alligator State is Rollins College, founded in 1885. While, of course, Florida is home to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, it also claims several unique attractions, such as Solomon’s Castle in Ona, The Dali Museum, the Ancient Spanish Monastery in North Miami Beach, and Falling Waters State Park.
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University of Florida

One of the few land-, space-, and sea-grant institutions in the US, the University of Florida is a public research university founded in 1853. It is the eighth largest single-campus university in the United States. U.S. News & World Report have...

“…I came to college with 33 credits from high school. I have taken a full semester here and absolutely love it! While the classea re challenging, the professors care for your future and are always open to helping students with material. ” – Stacy from Gainesville, FL

University of Central Florida

Featuring the largest single-campus enrollment in the United States, the University of Central Florida is a public university in Orlando. UCF is home to 13 colleges granting degrees in over 200 academic majors. Additionally, UCF is a space-grant...

“…My classes have been interesting and taught by enthusiastic professors. In large classes, smaller SI sessions have been offered--usually with knowledgeable graduate students of the field who are very ready to help and answer questions.” – Sarah from Miami, FL

Florida State University

Florida State University is the oldest institution of Higher Education in Florida. Located on 1,633 acres of land in Tallahassee, FSU is a space- and sea-grant research university offering more than 300 degree programs. The campus is home to the only...

“…The classes are challenging and interesting. Our professors are extremely knowledgeable in their fields and are helpful to students who are willing to learn. ” – Meagan from Milton, FL

University of Miami

Founded in 1925, the University of Miami is a private research institution in south Florida. The U encompasses 11 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 180 fields of study. Away from the classroom, the Miami campus is home to...

“…Even some of the introductory classes are harder than high school classes. If you're in the honors program, you will be challenged by the honors classes, but if you aren't, the second level classes (especially in science) are very challenging.” – Sal from Metairie, LA

University of South Florida-Main Campus

The University of South Florida is a public research university located in Tampa, FL, offering more than 180 majors and concentrations. Ranked on multiple lists for its research efforts, USF Tampa’s Office of Undergraduate Research allows all citizen...

“…Pretty nice campus, really big so bring a bike or something to get too and from class but overall it's a nice and friendly environment. ” – Student, Tampa FL

Florida International University

Florida International University is the only public research university in Miami. FIU offers bachelor’s degrees in over 190 academic fields of study. In addition to classroom facilities, the FIU campus houses the International Hurricane Research...

“…College is not only about excelling in your classes in order to be rewarded with a degree but, it is also about life. At FIU you learn key concepts about working with your peers, time management and how to act in a professional manner. The university...” – Stephanie from Hialeah, FL

Florida Atlantic University

With campus a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean, Florida Atlantic University is a 4-year public university in southeast Florida. FAU houses 10 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 170 fields of study. In addition to...

“…I am a Music Education Major at Florida Atlantic University. I have performed with a majority of the ensembles and enjoyed my experiance and my professors as well. The school itself is small when it comes to its image but the school has great...” – Justin from Delray Beach, FL

Nova Southeastern University

Founded by a group of local businessmen over breakfast, Nova Southeastern University is a 4-year private university in southeast Florida and an Hispanic-serving institution. NSU is home to 18 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in...

“…My major is Education and the professors were learning from defiantly gives us a lot of their experiences to help us in our future teaching. Your not only learning through the textbooks but through stories shared in the classroom” – Hanadi from Pembroke Pines, FL

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach

With campuses in Florida and Arizona, the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the largest institution focused on aviation programs in the United States and the first FAA-approved training center for airline certification. Embry-Riddle offers...

“…Embry Riddle has some of the finest professors around, with no graduate students teaching classes, and top of the line laboratories and tons of hands on experience, there is no other college or university to compare to this one. ” – Zachary from Stockett, MT

St Thomas University

St Thomas University is a private institution located in Miami Gardens, Florida. STU is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and Archdiocese of Miami, and their institution goal is to “form[] a community of co-learners that teaches and worships...

“…Professors are great. Whats best is the same class sizes; they allow for a more personalized education. Plenty of areas of study to choose from, however, the classes in less demand are on rotation so you might have to wait a semester to take a class...” – STU Bobcat from FL

Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is a public institution with eight campuses based around Miami featuring the largest undergraduate enrollment of any college in the United States. MDC confers bachelor’s degrees in 14 academic fields of study and is home to 79...

“…Miami-Dade is a great school to bridge the transition between High School and College for those who aren't sure what to do next or those who would like some more time to boost their academics. However it is at a fundamental level in it's academics...” – Tomas from Miami, FL

Lynn University

Lynn University is a 4-year private institution in Boca Raton, Florida. Lynn is home to six colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in 48 academic fields of study. For students who wish to learn while immersed in another culture, Lynn features...

“…Lynn University is by far the most diverse college campus I have ever been to. There are people ranging from Boston, Massachusetts all the way to Pakistan. I rate Lynn University a ten out of ten, here you are not a number you are a student that is...” – Erik from Billerica, MA

Florida Southern College

With campus along the shore of Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern College is a 4-year private institution in Lakeland, Florida. Florida Southern confers bachelor’s degrees in over 70 academic programs. For students interested in history and...

“…Love the academic and athletic programs. Class size is great because the professors can give one on one attention when needed will always remember your name. Athletic program is the best around.” – Student

Florida Gulf Coast University

Situated between the Everglades and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Gulf Coast University is a public institution in southwest Florida. FGCU hosts Colleges of Business, Education, Arts & Sciences, Health, and Engineering conferring undergraduate degrees....

“…The teachers at this University are very helpful,forgiving, and willing.Many of the profeessors here like intereact and get to know each student to help them and make a difference in your life.Its just to good be true.Thet also have a Writing Center...” – Nicola from Pembroke Pines, FL

Valencia College

Founded in 1967, Valencia College is a 2-year community college with eight campuses in the Orlando metro area. On top of offering more than 120 associate degree-granting programs, Valencia confers five bachelor’s degrees in Nursing, Electrical and...

“…The college is great!! It won the Aspen award, as the best community college in the nation!!! The campus is very nice.... people are very friendly, and eager to help when you need it... I certainly recommend any one in Orlando to attend Valencia...” – Andreas from Orlando, FL

University of North Florida

The University of North Florida is a 4-year public institution in Jacksonville and a member of the State University System of Florida. UNF is home to five colleges of Health, Business, Arts, Computing, and Education hosting degree-granting programs....

“…A beautiful campus with lots of outdoor trails, the dorms are beautiful and spacious and the campus is fairly compact which makes walking really easy. The campus encourages biking and there are racks everywhere. The food is really good to and there...” – Cierra from Frederick, MD

Saint Leo University

Established by the Order of Saint Benedict in 1889, Saint Leo University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university in central Florida and the first Roman Catholic college in the state. Saint Leo is home to colleges of Business, Education, and Arts...

“…With the small class sizes and the amazing Advisers and Professors; I am glad to be attending this University.” – Nicholas from Altamonte Springs, FL

Florida Institute of Technology

Founded as Brevard Engineering College in the midst of the Space Race, Florida Institute of Technology is a private research university with a focus on STEM programs. FIT is home to colleges of Engineering, Aeronautics, Liberal Arts, and Business. In...

“…When I visited the University it was great! I got to meet some of my professors that I would have and met with a lot of the admissions office. Everyone was friendly and helpful and really took the time to answer questions.” – Kayla from Lenox, MA

With campus a short distance from Tampa Bay, Keiser University-Clearwater is a career-focused private school and a campus of the Keiser system in the Tampa/St. Petersburg metro area. With academic programs dedicated to adult learners, Keiser...

Eckerd College
Saint Petersburg, FL
Eckerd College

Located in St. Petersburg, FL, Eckerd College is a 4-year liberal arts institution on a mile-long waterfront beach. Eckerd offers upwards of 40 majors, all of which include 4 years of classes in art, literature, the natural and social sciences...

“…If you are looking for a great liberal arts college, Eckerd is the place to be. Along with being on the ocean the school also offers classrooms the face outside instead of compact hallways, which decreases foot traffic.” – Christian from East Point, GA

Stetson University

Stetson University is a private university in DeLand, FL, with regional campuses in Tampa, Gulfport, and Orlando. Stetson is home to a college of Arts and Sciences and was also the first institution in the state to host schools of Business...

“…Stetson is an amazing university that allows the students to really get one on one with professors (really it isn't just a joke). The campus is beautiful, the food is good, and the people are kind (minus that 2% every school has). Definitely a good...” – Kayla from Jacksonville, NC

Barry University

Founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters in 1940, Barry University is a private institution in the Miami metro area and one of the largest Catholic universities in the southeast. Barry is home to eight colleges and schools conferring undergraduate and...

“…I am a double major in Criminology and Biomedical Forensic Photography Major, every time I attend class I learn something new. The teacher actually knows who you are and what work you have done (or not done) in their class. You learn that criticism...” – Catalina from Miami, FL

Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Broward College

Broward College is a 2-year community college in Fort Lauderdale and a member of the Florida College System. Broward confers degrees and certificates in over 100 fields of study and makes academic programs available as both day and evening classes....

“…broward college has qualified professors that help you learn a lot, experience good information you can take with you in the workforce. they even get in a laugh or two.” – Shameka from North Lauderdale, FL

Rollins College

Founded in 1885, Rollins College is a 4-year liberal arts college in the greater Orlando area and the first recognized college in the state of Florida. Rollins grants undergraduate degrees in over 60 fields of study with a focus on demonstrating the...

“…Beautiful, tree-covered campus on Lake Virginia. It's located in Winter Park, a nice, lively town a little bit north of Tampa. The mascot is the Tar, an old word for sailor.” – Nicole from Naples, FL

Palm Beach State College

Founded in 1933, Palm Beach State College is a 2-year community college in south Florida and the first community college in the state. PBSC offers bachelor’s degrees in Nursing, Supervision & Management, and Information Management as well as numerous...

“…I love all the options afforded to me such as paralegal studies, crime scene, nursing etc.” – Carmen from Lake Park, FL

Full Sail University

Originally founded as an Ohio-based recording studio, Full Sail University is a for-profit private school of entertainment and media studies in the Orlando metro area. Full Sail confers degrees and certificates in 93 fields of study encompassing...

“…One of the best Music production schools in the country. Industry standard teaching with industry standard equipment. Knowledgeable staff with a well rounded credible background.” – Jeremy from El Paso, TX

Jacksonville University

Originally founded as a junior college, Jacksonville University is a 4-year institution and a member of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida. Jacksonville confers undergraduate degrees in over 100 academic majors and minors. The...

“…My classes are amazing! The teachers are very responsive to the students and don't mind you asking question if you don't understand something. Even if you send them an email, it is usually answered within 24 hours. As a Biology student, having the St...” – Robyn from Jacksonville, FL

Santa Fe College is a 2-year community college in north central Florida and a member of the Florida College System. Santa Fe offers nine bachelor’s degrees and is also home to over 100 associate degree-granting programs. In addition to classroom...

“…Many of the instructors at Santa Fe are very open-minded and fun. A lot of them let you voice how you feel on subjects past and current which makes good discussion in class.” – Kendriana from Gainesville, FL

Palm Beach Atlantic University

With campus a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean, Palm Beach Atlantic University is an interdenominational Christian institution in South Florida. PBA is home to seven schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 50 academic majors. As a...

“…The teachers are passionate about the subjects they teach which makes learning so much easier and so much more fun. I love PBA” – Caitlin from West Palm Beach, FL

Southeastern University

Originally founded as the Alabama Shield of Faith Institute, Southeastern University is a Christ-centered liberal arts college in central Florida affiliated with the Assemblies of God Church. Southeastern grants bachelor’s degrees in more than 70...

“…Southeastern University is an enriching atmosphere, they focus on the person as a whole, not just one aspect. The professors who work there, are there only because they love young people and want to see them succeed. There is something there for...” – Matias from San Leandro, CA

Hillsborough Community College

Hillsborough Community College is a 2-year community college in Tampa. Hillsborough confers associate degrees and certificates in over 190 academic programs. In addition to classroom space, HCC features two art galleries on its Dale Mabry and Ybor...

“…Learning will definitely be easier when there are fewer students in a class. The teachers are able to take the time to focus on one person if need be.” – Adrian from Plant City, FL

Daytona State College

Daytona State College is a 2-year community college in eastern Florida. Daytona State hosts colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, and Health granting degrees and certificates. Additionally, DSC is home to the Advanced Technology College allowing...

“…My experience with Daytona State has been very pleasant and educational. There's all different kinds of people there in every walk of life, united in their goal to make themselves better. The atmosphere is friendly, and the professors, tutors, and...” – Elizabeth

Bethune-Cookman University

Formed by the merger of the Cookman Institute and Daytona Normal & Industrial Institute, Bethune-Cookman University is an Historically Black College and University in eastern Florida affiliated with the United Methodist Church. B-CU confers bachelor...

“…Bethune-Cookman University is the best HBCU that anyone could ever attend. The enviroment, campus liife, and student activties are amazing. I really am glad that i picked this school theres no other place like it.” – Malik from Jacksonville, FL

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Founded in 1887, the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is an Historically Black College and University in Tallahassee and the only public HBCU in the state of Florida. Florida A&M is home to 12 colleges and schools granting bachelor’s...

“…Every school has the same education. Smaller classes sizes and actual TEACHERS that help you learn; compared to other universities where your just a number” – Rance from Valrico, FL

St Petersburg College

St. Petersburg College is a public institution that operates multiple small campuses around Pinellas County, Florida. SPC is part of the Florida College System and is recognized as a state college. Popular majors include medical records technician,...

“…Even though it isn't big college, but you can feel comfortable here. The instructors are very nice. And you will get the better life definitely! ” – Woraluk from Clearwater, FL

Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College is a public community college and member of the Florida College System. The school offers associate and bachelor’s degrees, as well as a number of professional certificates. Students earning an associate’s degree from...

“…Exceptional Academic Resources” – Cher from Pensacola, FL

Miami International University of Art & Design is a school of design, fashion, and media arts and a campus of The Art Institutes. MIU confers degrees in six design-based academic programs such as Interior Design, Animation, and Marketing. In addition...

Polk State College is a public 4-year college based in Winter Haven, Florida. Polk State College is committed to diversity and has partnerships with the National Council on Black American Affairs and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and...

“…This college has wonderful teachers who are willing to help each student and they really care about you.” – Faith from Bartow, FL

New College of Florida

New College of Florida is a public liberal arts and sciences institution and honors college situated in Sarasota, FL. It is part of the State University System of Florida and has been rated as having a “more selective” admissions process. Favored...

“…New College of Florida was founded by independent thinkers for independent thinkers. The academic program here requires a student who is capable of taking on full responsibility for his or her education. Although, NCF students are notorious for their...” – Rebekah from Lake Panasoffkee, FL

Ringling College of Art and Design

The Ringling College of Art and Design is a private college focused on the creative arts in western Florida. Ringling College confers bachelor’s degrees in 14 artistic subjects such as Entertainment Design, Visual Studies, and Illustration and the...

“…Ringling has a beautiful campus. It's very easy to fit in with other students. If you don't work hard, don't expect to make good grades. ” – Anonymous

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College is a public institution situated in Tallahassee, Florida. TCC offers associate’s degrees and professional certificates in a wide range of studies, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. It is a member of the...

“…I am taking prep classes in reading and English. with out these classes I may not be a very good student as far as grades go. I am passing my classes with flying colors.” – Coral from Tallahassee, FL

Eastern Florida State College

Eastern Florida State College is a public institution with four campus locations around Brevard County, FL. It is part of the Florida College System and operates an aerospace program at the Kennedy Space Center. The school provides vocational...

“…Most of the classes you'll take at BCC are the basic classes you'd take in the first two years of any four-year degree program, so you're not likely to find much that is specific to your desired school of study actually on the path towards your...” – Emily from Rockledge, FL

Ave Maria University

Founded by the creator of Domino’s Pizza, Ave Maria University is a Catholic liberal arts college in southwest Florida. Ave confers bachelor’s degrees in 33 academic majors and all classes focus on creating dedicated followers of Jesus Christ. As a...

“…Ave Maria is semi difficult to get in because the academics are vigorous and the school is excellent in the liberal arts area. If you are considering pursuing a career in law, I suggest you check Ave Maria University out. The law program here is...” – Kristin from Mason, OH

Indian River State College

Indian River State College is an institution of higher learning based in Fort Pierce, Florida. IRSC has an open door admissions policy and offers a dual-enrollment program for high school students. The school also provides classes for adults who have...

“…Professors are very educated and experienced in their fields! Also, tons of ways to get help or more info in classes that you are struggling in.” – Crista from Fort Pierce, FL

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Florida State College at Jacksonville is a public institution and part of the Florida College system. FSCJ is a military-friendly school. FSCJ operates four campuses throughout Jacksonville and several academic centers, including the Cecil Center...

“…Wide range of class choices. Nice campuses, and online classes are great as well. You can learn as much as you put into it!” – Daniel from Jacksonville, FL

University of South Florida-St Petersburg

With a campus along the coast of Tampa Bay on Bayboro Harbor, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg is a separately accredited member of the USF system in St. Petersberg. At the mid-size USF-St. Pete campus, students can choose from 27...

“…The University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, is a luscious learning environment with beautiful waterfront surroundings. Smaller sized classes provide for a helpful learning environment and provoke more student interaction. The ongoing campus...” – Shelby from St. Petersburg, FL

Florida Polytechnic University

Located along central Florida’s I-4 tech corridor, Florida Polytechnic University is the state’s only STEM-focused public university. Florida Poly confers undergraduate degrees in six STEM fields of study and is also home to a Division of Arts,...

“…Looks great, the only thing that is lacking is the accreditation; however, it appears as though everyone is sure the school will become accredited soon.” – Tyler

Florida SouthWestern State College

Florida SouthWestern State College is a 2-year community college in southwest Florida with outreach programs and satellite campuses throughout the state. FSW is home to schools of Arts & Humanities, Business, Science, Education, and Health...

“…An aesthetically beautiful campus with myriad outdoor locations where students can can and do express themselves artistically. Our professors vary from whimsically creative to liberally traditional. No students are chastised here for any expressed...” – Sarah from Lehigh Acres, FL

College of Central Florida

The College of Central Florida is a public institution and member of the Florida College System. The school operates campuses in Levy, Marion, and Citrus counties. It is home to a 103-acre Vintage Farm and the Appleton Museum of Art. The College of...

“…Its very clean and beautiful campus with lots of place to go and study in quiet. Its up to date with its computer labs and technology. Finally it is a wonderful school for those who want an education and do not have a lot of money. ” – Edwin from Ocala, FL

The University of Tampa

The University of Tampa is a 4-year private university with a campus in the heart of downtown Tampa. UT features a Four College Model consisting of colleges of Business, Arts, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. For students who wish to learn in...

“…The University of Tampa is one of the most beautiful campuses and has an amazing scenery. The Campus offers many things to choose from and has lots of things to do considering it is in downtown Tampa and not far from Orlando attractions. I love the...” – Briana from Palm Coast, FL

Florida Memorial University

Founded in 1879, Florida Memorial University is an HBCU affiliated with the Baptist Church. It is a member of the United Negro College Fund and offer pre-college youth programs focused on the academic future of surrounding community members. A...

“…Florida Memorial University is a very diverse university. You get to meet many new people from different parts of the country.” – Camry from Miami Gardens, FL

Gulf Coast State College

Gulf Coast State College is a public community college with an open admissions policy based in Panama City, Florida. The college operates multiple campuses around the state in Port St. Joe, Southport, and one at Tyndall Air Force Base. GCSC offers...

“…The teachers here are really helpful, and if help is ever needed, their doors are always open. Mr. L. Harris is the best math teacher ever. There's no way you cannot earn an A in math if he's your instructor. Gulf Coast is known to have one of the...” – Donalda from Panama City, FL

Florida College
Temple Terrace, FL

Florida College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in the city of Temple Terrace. The campus serves a small student body and is located twenty minutes outside of Tampa next to the Hillsborough River, alongside which the college...

“…The Florida College staff is a highly talented group; there are certified geniuses among their number. I found many of the classes very insightful and extremely practical; I have found that the material I have learned in their classes has either...” – Joshua from Crystal River, FL

Beacon College is a private institution based in Leesburg, Florida. It is the first accredited college to exclusively award degrees to students with learning disabilities and features a strong Career Development program for continued success post...

“…I must say Beacon College is focused on learning your learning style for your ability to achieve in the class rooms. The Class sizes are very small 15-8 students per class. Beacon College also goes by a critical thinking method that challenges...” – Shia from Washington , DC

Webber International University

Webber International University is a private institution situated in Babson Park, FL, and has been labeled a "Best in the Southeast" and a "Best Value" college by The Princeton Review. Considered a business university, Webber has a focus on...

“…Yes. You will learn a lot about getting ahead in the business world, running a business and even just gaining a job in this tough economy. I have taken may classes that helped prepare me for job interviews and how to handle myself in the workplace. I...” – Dallas from Haines City, FL

Warner University

Warner University is a private liberal arts college associated with the Church of God. The school is based in the rural town of Lake Wales, Florida, and offers students Christ-centered opportunities though mission work and service projects such as...

“…The classes that I am required to take as a freshman like University experience and Christian Thought are fairly easy with little homework. The classes and interesting and I'm learning in them. All of the professors are really caring and honestly...” – Warner student from FL

AdventHealth University

Affiliated with the Seventh Day Adventist Church, AdventHealth University is a Christ-centered health science institution dedicated to the concept of healthcare as a ministry. AHU confers bachelor’s degrees in five health science-related fields of...

“…From the day I started at FHCHS I have been so inspired to do you my heart is set on, and that is to be a Labor and Delivery Nurse. I have learned so much since I started. I learned to think outside of the box and to have different perspective of...” – Nikita from Maitland, FL

Northwest Florida State College is based in Niceville, FL. The state school operates two campuses and four education centers throughout the state. The campus is home to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center which hosts Broadway and student-run shows, as well...

“…Since i started attending, I've been enrolled in the Pre-Architectural Program. When started, I did not know i had any drawing skills, as time went by, i managed to complete several renderings. I've learnt several different techniques on how to bring...” – Miguel from Niceville, FL

Pasco-Hernando State College is a public institution consisting of five campuses located in Florida’s Pasco and Hernando counties. The college exhibits a lively student body, hosting over 500 student events every year that range from snack gatherings...

“…Their 4 campuses are beautiful and well equipped, with a great atmosphere for both learning and fun. ” – Jennifer from Weeki Wachee, FL

Pensacola Christian College

Pensacola Christian College is a 4-year Christian liberal arts college in the Florida panhandle. PCC confers bachelor’s degrees in 18 academic majors with a focus on biblical teachings. As a Christian institution, PCC holds chapel services four days...

“…pensacola christian college is a school gives their students an amazing experience for both personal and academic needs. pcc places all their curriculum in christian perspective so that the students can grow in their walk with the lord. this college...” – lauren from indiana

Edward Waters College

Founded in 1866, Edward Waters College is a private, liberal arts HBCU affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church and is the oldest private university in Florida. Edward Waters is home to the Schell-Sweet Community Resource Center, which...

“…Edward Waters College is special school. The class are small we learn a lot about black history. The teacher really listing the questions students asks.” – Mariolinda from Orlando, FL

South Florida State College is a public, 4-year institution established in Avon Park, with satellite campuses located in Arcadia, Bowling Green, and Lake Placid. SFSC offers over 60 academic programs, which award associate’s degrees, college credit...

“…South Florida Community College is a great campus to be a student on. It has a community feel to it than most big universities because most of the students that go here have grown up with each other most of their lives. South Florida Community...” – Jenha from Sebring, FL

The University of West Florida

The University of West Florida is a 4-year public school in the Florida Panhandle and a member of the State University System of Florida. UWF hosts five colleges conferring undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 70 fields of study. For students...

“…The University of West Florida is an eco-friendly campus that applies to any type of student. All of the staff and professors there are friendly and are always trying to make sure that you do your very best in each and every class. The University has...” – Emily from Pensacola, FL

Flagler College-St Augustine

Located on the site of a former 19th century luxury resort hotel, Flagler College is a private liberal arts college in northeast Florida. Flagler hosts schools of Business, Creative Arts, and Humanities conferring undergraduate degrees in 35 academic...

“…I enjoy how the college is so small - especially in the classrooms. The teacher to student ratio is the perfect fit allowing me to understand and comprehend the materials better. Plus, I love how the teachers actually want to see you and help you...” – Kristin from Gainesville, FL

Trinity College of Florida is a private, Christ-centered institution established in New Port Richey, Florida. Trinity offers 16 traditional undergraduate degree programs and three degree completion programs, with areas of study including Advanced...

“…The courses are very beneficial for those wishing to go into ministry, and it's definitely God glorifying.” – Austin from Brandon, FL

Seminole State College of Florida

Seminole State College of Florida is a public, comprehensive institution in Sanford, FL. The main campus hosts the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium as well as UCF at Seminole State, a joint program where the University of Central Florida...

“…I absolutely learned a lot at Seminole State College! Coming into the school I was not expecting to be blown away by the education, but I definitely was. The professors are nothing short of remarkable. They are intelligent and clearly knowledgeable...” – Alya from Altamonte Springs, FL

Chipola College is a public institution established on a rural campus in Marianna, Florida. Chipola awards a variety of associate’s degrees, college credit certificates, workplace development certificates, and industry-related certificates, as well...

“…The new bookstore is awesome! I also love the recent changes in the cafeteria! The Ace Lab is great too!” – April from Chipley, FL

Lake-Sumter State College is a public, 4-year institution established in Leesburg, Florida, with satellite campuses in Sumterville and Clermont. LSSC offers over 30 associate’s degree, certificate, and diploma programs, as well as two bachelor’s...

“…Most universities or major colleges will have the inclination that students actually ENJOY being smashed together like sardines for their classes. At Lake Sumter, the class sizes are small and enjoyable, so information can easily be learned by the...” – Adam from Eustis, FL

Johnson & Wales University-North Miami

Johnson & Wales University in North Miami is a private institution offering career-oriented programs. JWU-North Miami is one of three campuses in the JWU system. The university offers a TAP program for new students where they receive personal...

“…The professor I spoke to seemed very personal and the class sizes were very small and it would be the perfect place to go for education.” – Jessica from Gainesville, FL

Florida Gateway College is a 2-year community college in north central Florida offering more than 60 academic programs in nine departments. The FGC Environmental Science program features two degrees specializing in Water Resources to prepare students...

“…Great professors but the student population is less than perfect- many don't care and make it painfully obvious (verbally) that they are going to school mainly for the pell 'refund' they will get. Makes classes annoying when so many are distracting...” – Barbara from Lake City, FL

State College of Florida’s Manatee-Sarasota campus is a public, 2-year institution of the Florida College System. Along with the college’s traditional course offerings, SCF also offers online learning options, hosted programs, and a few baccalaureate...

“…I am currently a part time student and taking my basics. My teachers understand the busy lives of everyone and are willing to work with you as long as your willing to learn. I am learning events that happened in history that I already learned, but it...” – Daleeza from Bradenton, FL

Hodges University is a private school in southwestern Florida. The Hodges campus is comprised of five schools that award 18 bachelor’s degrees and 15 associate degrees. Hodges’ immersive ESL program attracts students from over 25 countries. All...

“…Hodges University is incredibly well-operated and negotiable. They work with you to come up with whatever is best for you and your life. Hodges University actually cares.” – Jordan from Nashville, GA

Johnson University Florida

Johnson University Florida is a private, 4-year institution established in the city of Kissimmee. The college offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, with its undergraduate programs involving both a Biblical and Arts & Sciences core...

“…It has been a great first semester. As I completed the course material throughout this fall semester of 2011, there was much material covered that I already knew but was presented as a great refreshment. ” – Ruben from Kissimmee, FL

Saint Johns River State College

Saint Johns Rivers State College is a public institution established in Orange Park, Florida, with additional campuses in Palatka and St. Augustine. The Palatka campus is home to the Florida School of the Arts, which hosts a variety of exhibitions...

“…This college is cost effective. I also feel safe, wherever I go I know I am safe. St. Johns also keeps me organized, they send emails out if I am missing things and will let me know what I need.” – Marjorie from Middleburg, FL

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is the online hub for Embry-Riddle’s distance learning courses. Embry-Riddle Worldwide offers 16 online bachelor’s degrees in seven areas of study, which include Space, Aviation, Engineering, and Applied...

“…Easy to follow admissions process. One of the highest rated schools for engineering undergraduates. Classes are challenging, but fair. Instructors are professionals and understand that online classes have to compete with life; jobs, family and other...” – Keith from Clermont, FL

Florida Keys Community College is an open-access public community college. The main campus is located on Stock Island in Key West, FL, and there are two satellite campuses in Key Largo and Marathon. FKCC has a waterfront residence hall, Lagoon...

“…FKCC is a very small school but has very dedicated staff and faculty. This school doesn't have the resources of larger schools so it gets by on community support, which it receives graciously. ” – Christopher from Key West, FL

University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is a public, 4-year institution that offers 19 undergraduate and 8 graduate majors and programs. USF Sarasota-Manatee is the smallest of the three USF campuses, with most classes having fewer than 20...

Trinity Baptist College

Trinity Baptist College is a private institution established on a 140-acre campus in Jacksonville, Florida, that provides a higher education from a Christian worldview. Trinity Baptist offers over 20 academic programs, with 3 programs available fully...

Everglades University is a 4-year private school in Boca Raton, Florida. US News & World Report ranks Everglades number 52 on its list of Best Regional Colleges in the South. Everglades offers bachelor’s degrees in 11 programs and its Aviation...

Keiser University is a 4-year private school with a main campus in south Florida and satellite campuses throughout the state. Featuring a career-focused curriculum, Keiser confers bachelor’s and graduate degrees in over 100 academic programs. All...

“…I am very pleased with the school's location, staff and classes provided. The staff are very supportive and pleasant to be around. They have been very helpful in scheduling classes that fit my needs. ” – Bathsheba from Brandon, FL

Sheridan Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school with three campuses in southeast Florida. STC’s academic programs are divided into 10 academic departments known as occupational clusters. Certain academic programs provide the...

“…I love it very much i love learning about different things wen i'm in class ” – Joane from Hollywood, FL

Atlantic Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school with three campuses in southeast Florida. ATC offers degrees and certificates in over 30 technical programs in six academic departments. For students who wish to work part time...

North Florida Community College is a 2-year community college serving a six county area. NFCC is home to six academic departments hosting degree and certificate-granting academic programs. The college’s Astronomy department holds classes in the...

“…A small warm, college with colossal opportunities. Approachable staff whom are always eager to help. Small classes for a close, bond-building experience.” – Mariela from Jennings, FL

Manatee Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school with three campuses in western Florida. With a faculty drawn from industry, Manatee Tech offers degrees and certificates in over 50 job training fields of study. Students in...

Southern Technical College is a school of vocational and healthcare science training with seven campuses throughout Florida. Southern Technical confers degrees and certificates in seven career-centered fields of study. Additionally, Southern...

The University of Florida Online is an internet-only campus of the UF system. UF Online provides the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in 19 fields of study and all degrees are the same as those earned on any UF campus. As part of the Florida...

The University of Fort Lauderdale is a non-denominational Christian university utilizing a Biblical foundation in south Florida. UFTL offers two bachelor’s degree programs in Business Administration and Ministry and both degrees feature several...

Marion Technical College is a vocational and technical school in central Florida with a focus on both student and employer needs. MTC is home to 12 career-centered departments offering 27 technical programs. Additionally, MTC accepts every student...

Flagler College-Tallahassee is a liberal arts college and a branch campus of Flagler College located in Florida’s state capital. The Tallahassee campus offers courses in Business Administration, Communication, and Education, and features six bachelor...

“…Excellent accelerated program for working adults.” – Steven from Tallahassee, FL

The Ave Maria School of Law is a Catholic legal institution in southwest Florida emphasizing the moral foundations that undergird the law. Ave Law’s JD curriculum combines legal scholarship with Catholic moral lessons by requiring all students to...

Originally a training school for Baptist ministers, The Baptist College of Florida is now a 4-year institution offering a Christian worldview-based education. BCF features 18 bachelor’s degree options including Biblical Studies, Christian Studies,...

“…The Baptist College of Florida is a well-rounded and educationally beneficial institution. The college offers many degrees and has great one on one classroom experience. The faculty and staff are well qualified and meet all the needs of the students.” – Kirstie from Pansey, AL

City College-Miami is a 4-year institution and a regional campus in the City College system. The Miami campus offers degrees in eight academic programs in health sciences and business. In addition to classroom space, the Miami campus features on-site...

Erwin Technical College is a public, vocational institution established in Tampa, Florida. ETC is a post-secondary extension of the Hillsborough County Public Schools and operates on a 12-month calendar divided into 5 grading sessions. Offering over...

Florida Institute of Technology-Online is the internet campus of the Florida Tech system. Florida Tech Online offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in 16 academic fields of study entirely on the web. All online undergraduate programs are designed...

Fort Myers Technical College is a 2-year career and technical school on the Gulf Coast of Florida. FMTC offers career training courses in 11 technical departments and every class focuses on developing career enhancement skills. In addition, FMTC...

City College is a private institution in Fort Lauderdale specializing in Business, Healthcare, and Legal/Justice education. In addition to 14 associate degree programs, City College offers bachelor’s degrees in Healthcare Administration and Business...

Orange Technical College--Mid Florida Campus is a 2-year vocational institution with four Adult and Community Education centers, six Instructional Training Centers and a Center for Business and Industry Training. OTC-Mid Florida offers courses in...

As the first graduate school of psychology established in the Caribbean and continental North America, Carlos Albizu University Miami is mainland campus of CAU. In addition to its PhD and and undergrad programs in Psychology, the Miami campus also...

“…A small and family oriented school. It has Friendly and professional staff with professors working in the field. As well as APA accredited ” – Darielys from Miami, FL

Traviss Technical College is a public, career education institution established in Lakeland, Florida. The college is one of four schools that make up the Polk Education Pathways program by the Polk County Public School system. The college offers over...

From its humble beginnings as a vocational school with two faculty members, Lively Technical Center has grown to become a technical and career training institution serving thousands of students from its Tallahassee campus. LTC confers degrees and...

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