As of 2015, some high-rated accredited colleges in Florida include Florida Southern College, Flagler College, University of Florida at Gainsville, University of Miami and Florida State University, according to U.S. News & World Report. The report ranked Florida Southern College and Flagler College as two of the top 10 colleges in the South. University of Florida at Gainsville, University of Miami and Florida State University rated high among universities.
Florida Southern College in Lakeland ranked fifth in the 2015 rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The college has a total enrollment of 2,192, as of 2015. the majority of students live on campus. Ranking eighth is Flagler College, which is located in St. Augustine. This college has a 2015 enrollment of 2,839 students and follows a semester-based school year.
The University of Florida at Gainsville enrolls more than 50,000 students in 16 different colleges, making it the largest school in Florida, as of 2015. Students can choose from more than 1,000 undergraduate programs. Florida State University offers students programs in business, theater, dance, criminology, engineering and motion picture arts. The University of Miami has a 2015 enrollment of more than 15,000 students. Its main campus is in Coral Gables.
Other highly rated accredited colleges in Florida include Stetson University and Rollins College, states U.S. News & World Report.