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October 5, 2021

Students Resources, Career Stats Analyzed to Determine Best Two- and Four-Year Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 17, 2017 –, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has ranked Florida’s best colleges and universities for 2017. Of the 47 four-year schools that were honored, the top five included the Florida Institute of Technology, University of Miami, Jacksonville University, University of Florida and Stetson University. 9 two-year schools also made the list; Hillsborough Community College, Tallahassee Community College, North Florida Community College, Florida Keys Community College and Traviss Career Center came in at the top. A full list of four-year and two-year schools is included below.

“To prepare themselves for the job market, students have a lot of options for their education,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “These Florida schools have established themselves as strong options for students when it comes to career preparedness and success post-college.”

To be included on Florida’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited and not-for-profit. Each college is also analyzed based on more than a dozen data points that include the annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, employment resources, student/teacher ratio, graduation rate and financial aid availability.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Florida” list, visit:

The Best Four-Year Colleges in Florida for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Ave Maria University
  • Barry University
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Broward College
  • Eckerd College
  • Edward Waters College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide
  • Flagler College-St Augustine
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida International University
  • Florida Memorial University
  • Florida Southern College
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville
  • Florida State University
  • Hobe Sound Bible College
  • Hodges University
  • Indian River State College
  • Jacksonville University
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
  • Lynn University
  • Miami Dade College
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Rollins College
  • Saint Leo University
  • South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary
  • Southeastern University
  • St Petersburg College
  • St Thomas University
  • Stetson University
  • The Baptist College of Florida
  • The University of Tampa
  • The University of West Florida
  • Trinity Baptist College
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Miami
  • University of North Florida
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus
  • Warner University
  • Webber International University
The Best Two-Year Colleges in Florida for 2017 include:
  • Charlotte Technical Center
  • City College-Altamonte Springs
  • Erwin Technical Center
  • Florida Keys Community College
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • North Florida Community College
  • Ridge Career Center
  • Tallahassee Community College
  • Traviss Career Center was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.


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