Largest Universities in Florida

The best and largest universities in Florida are the University of Central Florida, University of Florida, Florida International University, University of South Florida, University of Miami, among others.

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a member institution of the State University System of Florida, and is the largest university in the state, and the second largest university in the nation by enrollment. UCF has the resources and renowned faculty to provide a high quality education in internationally recognized fields such as engineering, hospitality management, digital media and biomedical science.

The University of Florida (UF) is one of the biggest universities in the nation. It is the state's oldest and most comprehensive university, offering a wide range of undergraduate majors, combined bachelor's/master's degree programs and graduate degree programs. The university libraries form the largest information resource system in the state of Florida.

Florida International University (FIU) is one of the largest universities in Florida and one of the 25 largest universities in the nation. It offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations and law. FIU also serves a large percentage of economically disadvantaged students.

University of South Florida (USF) is the second largest university in the Southeast and one of the 20 largest universities in the country. It offers a broad range of degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, specialty, and doctoral levels, including the M.D. USF's student body is as diverse as the academic programs offered by the university.

The University of Miami is the largest private research institution in the southeastern United States. In 2010, U.S.News & World Report recognized UM as the No.1 school in Florida, ranking it 47th in its listings of “America's Best Colleges; it also cited several of its programs in “America's Best Graduate Schools”.

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