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Universities & Colleges in Florida

University City
University of Florida Gainesville
University of Miami Coral Gables
University of Central Florida Orlando
University of South Florida-Main Campus Tampa
Florida State University Tallahassee
Florida International University Miami
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton
New College of Florida Sarasota
Rollins College Winter Park
University of North Florida Jacksonville
Stetson University DeLand
Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne
Flagler College Saint Augustine
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach Daytona Beach
Eckerd College Saint Petersburg
The University of Tampa Tampa
Florida Southern College Lakeland
University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus St. Petersburg
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Sarasota
Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers
Ave Maria University Ave Maria
The University of West Florida Pensacola
Florida College Temple Terrace
Jacksonville University Jacksonville
Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach
Clearwater Christian College Clearwater
Northwood University-Florida Education Center West Palm Beach
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee
Barry University Miami
Florida Christian College Kissimmee
Lynn University Boca Raton
Southeastern University Lakeland
Warner University Lake Wales
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Orlando
The Baptist College of Florida Graceville
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach
Edward Waters College Jacksonville
Webber International University Babson Park
Trinity Baptist College Jacksonville
Broward College Fort Lauderdale
Chipola College Marianna
Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville
Florida Career College Miami
Gulf Coast Community College Panama City
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Bradenton
Miami Dade College Miami
Palm Beach State College Lake Worth
Pensacola State College Pensacola
Polk State College Winter Haven
Argosy University-Sarasota Sarasota
Everest University-Tampa Tampa
City College Fort Lauderdale
Schiller International University Largo
Florida National College-Main Campus Hialeah
Argosy University-Tampa Tampa
University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus Jacksonville
Everest University-Jacksonville Jacksonville
DeVry University-Florida Miramar
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine Fort Lauderdale
Academy for Five Element Acupuncture Gainesville
University of South Florida-Polytechnic Lakeland
Edison State College Fort Myers
Hobe Sound Bible College Hobe Sound
Saint Leo University Saint Leo
Saint Johns River State College Palatka
Trinity College of Florida Trinity
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide Daytona Beach
South University-Tampa Tampa
Digital Media Arts College Boca Raton
Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico-Orlando Campus Winter Park
Remington College of Nursing Orlando Lake Mary
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico-Miami Campus Miami
Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia Panama City
South University-West Palm Beach Royal Palm Beach
Everest University-Pompano Beach Pompano Beach
Northwest Florida State College Niceville
Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota
Seminole State College of Florida Sanford
Saint John Vianney College Seminary Miami
Everest University-Largo Largo
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences St Augustine
Florida Coastal School of Law Jacksonville
University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus Temple Terrace
Angley College Deland
Ave Maria School of Law Naples
Brown Mackie College-Miami Miami
American InterContinental University Weston
East West College of Natural Medicine Sarasota
Acupuncture and Massage College Miami
International Academy of Design and Technology Orlando
Flagler College-Tallahassee Tallahassee
Everest University-Orange Park Orange Park
Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine Gainesville
Wolford College Naples
Everest University-Brandon Tampa
Southwest Florida College Fort Myers
Hodges University Naples
St. Petersburg Theological Seminary Saint Petersburg
Everest University-South Orlando Orlando
City College Branch Campus Gainesville
Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus North Miami
University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus Maitland
City College Miami
University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus Plantation
College of Central Florida Ocala
Daytona State College Daytona Beach
Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens
International Academy of Design and Technology-Tampa Tampa
Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale
Saint Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary Boynton Beach
Santa Fe College Gainesville
Talmudic College of Florida Miami Beach
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale
Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus Miami
Indian River State College Fort Pierce
AI Miami International University of Art and Design Miami
Jones College-Jacksonville Jacksonville
Trinity International University Davie
Remington College-Tampa Campus Tampa
Everest University-North Orlando Orlando
St Petersburg College Largo
Rasmussen College-Florida Ocala
Everest University Melbourne
Florida College of Integrative Medicine Orlando
South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary Deerfield Beach
Everest University-Lakeland Lakeland
Beacon College Leesburg
Everglades University Boca Raton
Herzing University Winter Park
International Academy of Design and Technology-Online Tampa
Chamberlain College of Nursing-Jacksonville Campus Jacksonville

Study in Florida

Florida is a located towards the southeastern part of the U.S. It is the country's fourth most populated state and Tallahassee is the state capital. The estimated population of Florida in the year 2011 was approximately 19 million. Northern Florida sees a temperate climate, 1/3rd of this state mostly has subtropical and not tropical climate. Florida has more temperature extremities than the Caribbean islands. Summers are very humid and hot while the autumn and spring seasons are perfect. It's known as the 'sunshine' state.Florida boasts approximately two hundred private colleges and the enrollments totaling nearly 130,000. Compared to the other U.S. states, Florida comes 6th in terms of international pupils pursuing their studies at any of the Florida University or college. There were about 30,000 international pupils studying in Florida back in the year 2010. The University of Florida is very popular along with other universities like the Florida International University, the University of South Florida, etc. Florida offers a vast selection of profit and non-profit schools and state universities from where one can get their degrees in various fields like aviation, law, fine arts, business, journalism and many more. Florida universities and colleges are backed by a diversified, robust economy. A lot of these subject fields are tied to the economy of the state, which has a stress laid on international trade, agriculture and tourism to name some. Because of the ever increasing international trade in Florida, a lot of colleges have created programs, which focus on international sailing, trade, business, etc.

The State University System or SUN has about eleven public institutions which offer graduate, research and undergraduate opportunities for students as well as advanced researchers. Approximately one in every ten pupils in Florida is an international student or from a foreign country. It's a state with quite a diverse population and this is where nearly 19% people living in Florida are foreign born plus 26% of them speak a different language at home - apart from English.

Tuition Fee and other Costs
The cost of studying in Florida is just a little less when compared to the cost of pursuing the same program elsewhere in some other major American states. The cost of tuition fee, for e.g. at the Florida International University for the 2011-2012 semester was approximately $19,000 for the non-residents plus other living and boarding expenses and about $6,000 for the residents of the state plus other living and boarding expenses.

If you're a Florida resident or attending college/university in Florida, then you could apply for loans like the private student loans. You can either go for a private student loan program or a federal student loan program. It will be easier for an American citizen to get a loan for studies; however U.S. does not grant loans to international students for studies.

Tourism is one of the biggest industries in Florida as people from all over the globe continue to flock here every year for a vacation break. Electronics and agriculture are two other very popular industries in the state. According to the latest reports, the average salary of a person in Florida is nearly $68,000 per year.

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