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.
Another Florida university has suspended many fraternity and sorority activities after alcohol and hazing issues came up.
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.
More and more college students, both young and old, are turning to their computer to take classes online.
Nearly every state university plans to ask the Florida Board of Governors for the maximum tuition increase this year of 15 percent.
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.