The state of Florida (Spanish for Land of Flowers) is located in southeastern United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the north. With the 4th largest economy in the US, this state is the 7th most popular choice among international students planning to study abroad in the USA. Cost of studying is affordable here with the state having the 6th lowest tuition fee among the 50 American states and even the cost of living is reasonable. There are top Florida colleges and universities available
The sunshine state of the US has 12 public universities, 28 community colleges & state colleges, 29 private colleges & universities and many other institutes of higher education. Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, St. Augustine are among the popular student cities in Florida (FL.)
Florida is ranked #7 among all American states in terms of the number of foreign students studying in its universities & colleges. As of 2015, there were 39,377 international students studying in Florida out of which 11.2 % were Indian students.
University of Florida
Established in 1853, the University of Florida (UF) is a top ranked research university with 16 academic colleges & 150+ research institutes. Its counted as the 14th best public university and is ranked among the top 50, nationally in the US.
The Florida Institute of Technology gets 32.9% of all the international students who come to the US to study – the highest among all US universities.