Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida

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Independent Colleges
and Universities of Florida
Established 1956
Type Private Colleges
and Universities
Location 29 Institutions, Florida, USA
Website Official website

The Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF) is an association of 29 private, educational institutions in the state of Florida. Like the 12 public universities in Florida, all ICUF schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The current President is Dr.Ed H. Moore.[1] ICUF institutions issues nearly one-third of college degrees at the baccalaureate level and above in Florida.[1]

Members of ICUF[edit]

University Location Established Acceptance Rate Students Campus Area (acres)
Ave Maria University Ave Maria, Florida 1998 48% 1,200 1000
Barry University Miami Shores, Florida 1940 57% 4,000 122
Beacon College Leesburg, Florida 1989 63% 270 12
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach, Florida 1872 72% 3,400 82
Clearwater Christian College Clearwater, Florida 1966 93% 800 133
Eckerd College St. Petersburg, Florida 1958 67% 1,800 188
Edward Waters College Jacksonville, Florida 1866 82% 800 23
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach, Florida 1925 78% 4,000 406
Flagler College St. Augustine, Florida 1968 40% 2,500 19
Florida College Temple Terrace, Florida 1942 85% 800 20
Adventist University of Health Sciences Orlando, Florida 1992 65% 2,500 9
Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, Florida 1958 57% 4,000 130
Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens, Florida 1879 80% 1,800 44
Florida Southern College Lakeland, Florida 1883 58% 1,800 100
Hodges University Naples, Florida 1990 79% 1,800 16
Jacksonville University Jacksonville, Florida 1934 39% 3,400 190
Lynn University Boca Raton, Florida 1962 68% 2,500 123
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, Florida 1964 58% 9,600 480
Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach, Florida 1968 78% 2,500 120
Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, Florida 1931 73% 1,200 35
Rollins College Winter Park, Florida 1885 58% 2,500 70
Saint Leo University Saint Leo, Florida 1889 71% 3,400 170
St. Thomas University Miami Gardens, Florida 1961 65% 4,000 140
Southeastern University Lakeland, Florida 1935 78% 3,400 68
Stetson University DeLand, Florida 1883 64% 2,500 174
University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida 1925 37% 9,600 230
The University of Tampa Tampa, Florida 1931 49% 4,000 100
Warner University Lake Wales, Florida 1968 60% 1,200 380
Webber International University Babson Park, Florida 1927 57% 800 110

Notable alumni[edit]

Alumni of Independent Florida Colleges and Universities
Notable Florida Southern College Alumni 1883
Notable Rollins College Alumni 1885
Notable Saint Leo University Alumni 1889
Notable Bethune-Cookman University Alumni 1904
Notable Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Alumni 1925
Notable University of Miami Alumni 1925
Notable University of Tampa Alumni 1931
Notable Jacksonville University Alumni 1934
Notable Barry University Alumni 1940
Notable Eckerd College Alumni 1958
Notable St. Thomas University Alumni 1961
Notable Nova Southeastern University Alumni 1964

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Information for Students". Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida. Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2007-07-28. 

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