Florida Universities

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.

04/08/2014

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“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

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Hazing, Alcohol Issues Prompt Fla. University To Halt Greek Activities

Another Florida university has suspended many fraternity and sorority activities after alcohol and hazing issues came up.

CBS4–02/21/2013

(Source: CBS4) Century Tower at the University of Florida in Gainesville

Several Fla. Universities Named “Best Values” In Annual List

In-state tuition costs are double what they were just ten years ago, yet many of the Sunshine State’s public universities remain a good value, according to the latest annual “Best Values in Public Colleges” list compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

CBS4–01/02/2013

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State Committee Discusses Expansion Of Online Courses

More and more college students, both young and old, are turning to their computer to take classes online.

CBS4–12/18/2012

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State Universities Want Maximum Tuition Increase

Nearly every state university plans to ask the Florida Board of Governors for the maximum tuition increase this year of 15 percent.

CBS4–06/19/2012

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Fla. Universities Eyeing 7 Percent Tuition Increase

Trustees at six of Florida’s 11 state universities have unanimously agreed to raise tuition by 7 percent. That’s on top of an 8 percent increase ordered by the Legislature for the next academic year.

CBS4–06/14/2011

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