Florida Colleges and Universities

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Our database currently includes Florida colleges, universities, technical and vocational schools.

Florida Department of Education: DOE
Office of Student Financial Assistance (Florida): FLDOE

Florida is generally known for its tourism industry. With cities like Miami, Orlando, and Tampa drawing high numbers of visitors each year, tourism's role in Florida's economic makeup is secure. But while the tourism industry certainly feeds the service sector, it is by no means the only industry to consider. Florida is also home to corporate headquarters for a wide variety of companies, and is a leader in aerospace technologies and aviation, information technologies, life sciences, exploration of clean energy and natural resource technologies, and agriculture.

Below are some of our most requested featured institutions that are currently accepting applications from Florida residents.

To prepare for careers in these industries, Florida’s colleges and universities boast some of the nation’s strongest research facilities. State universities include the University of Florida, the University of South Florida, and the University of Central Florida, each with strong programs in the various sciences, agricultural and business areas. Private colleges such as the University of Miami with its teaching hospital at Jackson Memorial can provide top-notch education in the life sciences, among other options.

Career Opportunities in Florida

When considering a career in Florida, consider that the state is ranked second in the nation for aviation and aerospace technologies, with over 2000 companies providing over 87000 jobs. With the strong legacy of NASA, the large presence of military operations, and the presence of most major defense companies, this field is likely to continue to show growth well into the next decade and beyond. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, salaries in this field can range into six figures annually.

In addition, according to Forbes 2012, some of the nation’s largest privately owned companies headquartered in Florida include Publix, Southern Wine & Spirits, JM Family Enterprises, Brightstar and Oxbow. Florida is also home to the headquarters of many more diverse companies, both publicly and privately owned, allowing for diverse opportunities for business candidates seeking to make their mark on corporate America.

Regardless of career path, higher education degrees lead to higher salaries and more opportunities for advancement in many fields, as well as giving the degree holders a competitive edge over the competition. Whatever field you choose, higher education can help you be better prepared.

Florida Colleges

American College for Medical Careers
Orlando, FL
West Coast University - Miami
Doral, FL
Southern Technical College
Multiple Locations in FL
Virginia College - Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL
Keiser University
Multiple Locations in FL
Fortis Institute
Multiple Locations in FL
Fortis College
Multiple Locations in FL
Empire Beauty School - West Palm, FL
West Palm Beach, FL

Online Florida Colleges

Capella University
Online
Walden University
Online
Grand Canyon University
Online
Liberty University - Online
Online
Keiser University eCampus
Online
Keiser University Graduate School
Online
Northcentral University
Online
American InterContinental University Online
Online
Colorado Technical University Online
Online
West Coast University Online
Online
Independence University Online
Online
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Florida Colleges and Universities

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