Orange County has outstanding public and private education systems that prepare students to become active contributors to our economy as part of our workforce.
Working in tandem, the University of Central Florida in Orlando and the University of South Florida in Tampa anchor Florida's High Tech Corridor, providing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral program options in specialties ranging from microelectronics to bio-med. Graduate degrees in business administration and law are also available through local universities.
We've listed only a few of the major colleges and universities in this page. Many more exist!
Orange County Public Schools serves a diverse population that includes urban (Orlando), suburban and even rural communities; 162 languages or dialects are spoken by students.
"A" district grade from the State Department of Education in 2010.
The University of Central Florida (UCF) is the second largest university in the United States.
Rollins College is recognized as one of the nation’s 50 “Best Value” private colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review.
Full Sail University is one of the nation’s top schools for the entertainment, film, animation and digital media fields.
Central Florida Higher Education Alliance (CFHEA) is comprised of regionally accredited colleges & universities working in partnership with each other, and with corporations, not-for-profit & governmental agencies.
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