As of 2015, some top-rated schools in Florida include Rollins College, Stetson University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Miami, University of Florida, Florida State University and the University of Central Florida, states U.S. News & World Report. Rollins College, Stetson University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were among the top 10 universities in the South while the others ranked on the national university report.
Rollins College was listed as the second-highest ranked university in the South by U.S. News & World Report. It was founded in 1885 and is located in Winter Park. The school had a 2015 enrollment of 1,892 and a student-teacher ratio of 10:1.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is located in Daytona Beach. The school focuses on aviation and aerospace and has a 2015 enrollment of 4,679. Stetson University is located approximately 30 minutes Embry-Riddle in the town of DeLand. It is a private school of 2,729 students.
The University of Florida in Gainesville is the oldest university in Florida and as of 2015, the largest, with a student enrollment of more than 50,000. Students can choose from more than 100 undergraduate majors and 200 graduate programs at this school.
Other top-rated schools in Florida include Florida Atlantic University, Barry University and the University of South Florida, notes Study.com.