What Are Some Popular Colleges in Florida?


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Some popular colleges in Florida include Florida State University, the University of Florida and Miami University. Florida State University lies in the state's capital of Tallahassee, the University of Florida sits in Gainesville, and Miami houses Miami University. All three universities offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs as well as continuing education. Additionally all three universities compete in a variety of sports at NCAA Division 1 levels, the highest level in collegiate sports.

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Florida State University features 16 colleges and offers more than 275 degree programs. FSU features study-aboard learning centers in Florence, Italy; Panama City, Republic of Panama; Valencia, Spain; and London, England. The school additionally offers degree programs in branch campuses located in Panama City and Sarasota, Florida, and the abroad in the Republic of Panama.

The University of Florida offers 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes. The school houses 15 colleges including those in veterinary medicine, law, pharmacy, public health and health professions, and journalism and communications.

The University of Miami features 11 colleges including the Frost School of Music, the Miller School of Medicine, the School of Law, the School of Communication, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The school also houses a graduate school and provides over 180 majors and degree programs.

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