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Updated on - November 12th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal

About Florida

Florida is the southernmost state of the United States, bordered by the Gulf of Mexico. Its economy is the largest among the world but what largely grabs attention is the educational facilities provided in the state. Florida consists of 28 college institutions, and in 2016 the place was the one offering education at a meager tuition fee with a bright future in the leading areas of employment.

Greater Miami is one of the states that attract the attention of students all across the globe. The place is the first choice for various individuals, as they can get a good quality education here only at a fraction of cost that will pay somewhere else. It also has a variety of universities giving a plethora of options to the international students to pursue their career in fields like aviation, law, business, and fine arts.

Top Universities in Florida

The colleges and universities in Florida are tightly linked to the robust economy. The multicultural environment also proves to be a boon in many cases. The popular colleges and universities of the place are:

  • University Of Florida

It is the state’s oldest, largest and comprehensive university with over 50000 students. The place offers 30 certificates, 100 undergraduates, and 200 graduate programs. It has a 2000-acre campus with more than 1000 buildings.

  • University Of South Florida

A public research university in Tampa, Florida. It offers 105 master courses and 44 doctoral courses. It includes three institutions with their educational backgrounds. It is ranked 124 in national universities.

  • University Of Central Florida

It is an emerging research university with a significant focus on quality, impact, and value. The campus is located in Orlando. It has more than 220 programs in 13 colleges.

  • Florida State University

The university is located in Tallahassee with 16 colleges and 360 programs of study. The most popular colleges for enrollment are arts, Sciences, Business, Social sciences, and Human science.

  • Florida International University

Miami’s public-research university offering exemplified education in 190 courses. It is ranked 187 in national universities. It has 30 fraternities surviving on the same campus.

  • University Of Miami

The university is a diverse community offering vibrant educational facilities in Coral Gables, Florida. It offers 138 undergraduate and 44 masters degrees to students from all over the world.

  • Florida Atlantic University

The university is located in Boca Raton with five satellite campuses in the region of Florida. It has over 30000 students from 40 different countries pursuing higher-level education.

  • Florida College

It is a private college located in Temple Terrace, offering bachelors and associate degrees. The significant areas of study are mathematics, science, arts, liberal studies, and communication.

Popular courses at Florida

Florida is known for providing excellent educational facilities to international students all across the regions, but there are specific courses, which are of utmost priority by the students when it comes to opting the desired area of interest. The list of best masters and bachelor courses is elaborated as under:

  • Masters Of Public Administration

The program is designed to focus on the requirements at the public administration level at local, state, and national domain. It has a curriculum that qualifies the need for better administration and enhances leadership abilities.

  • Masters Of Construction Management

Construction is a vast area of expertise with a variety of options to excel, and the course enhances the level of professionalism that helps you to take the career at the next level.

  • Master Of Architecture

It is a 3-year program focused on developing the intricate skills and knowledge regarding the domain with an opportunity to sustain the competition in the field.

  • Master in Measurement and Statistics

The course provides a theoretical background, but the emphasis is on building the skills for analysis and evaluation on a more significant pace.

  • SC in International Business

The degree course provides a competitive edge, specialization, and skills to the students striving for a better business future ahead.

  • Bachelor In Management Information Systems

The course focuses on enhancing the technical skills of individuals to provide an advantage in business needs regarding information and data processing.

  • Bachelor In Accounting

The course enables to provide a clear view of the accounting skills and concepts required at the end of an accounting specialist.

  • Bachelor In Management

The degree provides insight into managerial aspects of industries and non-profit organizations to take an edge over others in the market.

Living Expenses and Part-Time Jobs 

The USA is a place showing varied costs as it covers a vast territory on the whole basis. The four major factors that affect living costs are accommodation, entertainment, meal plans, and traveling.

  • The living cost in Florida would be approximately Rs. 106000- 213000 per month.
  • The cost includes electric charges, Internet charges, food costs, and transportation.
  • Part-time jobs are available in Florida on an hourly basis by various recruiters.
  • Jobs are available easily for positions like administrative assistant, Loan counselor, receptionist, etc.
  • Various online portals are supporting the process like, simply, and many more.



Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard

Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.