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10 amazing reasons to go to college in Florida!

You probably already know countless reasons why it’s amazing to go to college in Florida. There’s everything about the Florida lifestyle: our gorgeous weather, the natural beauty of our beaches and springs, the thrills at our world-renowned theme parks. Or maybe you’re thinking more practically about the career opportunities that await after you graduate—Kiplinger ranked Florida third in the nation in 2018 for job creation, and there’s no state income tax.

But we want to narrow our lens and consider why it makes so much sense to attend one of the 28 public Florida Colleges — formerly known as Community Colleges. Since there are more than 68 campuses, there is probably one located close to you!  You can save, quite literally, thousands of dollars ( by acquiring your education there. Students can get an industry certificate or associate’s degree, and in some cases a four-year degree, or they can easily transfer to a Florida university to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Read on to discover why attending a Florida college makes sense.


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