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University of Central Florida reports 40 percent on-time graduation rate
Apopka Times reports | Dec 7, 2018

Students attending University of Central Florida had an average graduation rate of 40 percent, according to the most recent data on four-year universities nationwide compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.

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University of Florida among schools with lowest drop in acceptance rates
Florida Local News Network reports | Dec 5, 2018

One Florida university made a list of 20 schools that defied recent trends and posted the smallest decreases in student acceptance rates over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.

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Byrd seeks District 7 seat on Orange County School Board

By Carrie Bradon | Sep 1, 2018

Melissa Byrd is running for the Orange County School Board's District 7 seat.

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McElveen named athletic director at Olympia High School

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 13, 2018

After coaching at Apopka High School, Kevin McElveen has accepted a position as athletic director of Olympia High School.

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University of Miami tops in Florida for women's athletic student aid

By Florida Business Daily reports | Aug 6, 2018

University of Miami spends $32,104 per player on student aid for its women’s team athletes – the highest rate among Florida colleges, according to an Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

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Golf Academy of America-Orlando enrolls 115 undergrads

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 6, 2018

At Golf Academy of America-Orlando, 70 percent of undergraduate students are nontraditional students - age 25 or older - and 97 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Aug 1, 2018

ASM Beauty World Academy, National Personal Training Institute-Tampa and Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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University of Miami ranks 6th for women's athletic student aid spending

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jul 27, 2018

University of Miami, University of Florida, Lynn University, Stetson University and Barry University are among U.S. colleges that spend the most on athletic student aid for women's teams, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Jul 26, 2018

State residents enrolled at Broward College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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University of Miami tops in Florida for men's athletic student aid

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jul 20, 2018

University of Miami spends $44,539 per player on student aid for its men’s team athletes -- the highest rate among Florida colleges -- according to an Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

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University of Miami ranks 4th in U.S. for men's athletic student aid spending

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jul 13, 2018

University of Miami and University of Central Florida are among U.S. colleges that spend the most on athletic student aid for men's teams, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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Which Florida colleges receive the most state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Jul 10, 2018

University of Florida and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Florida schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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Analysis: Florida is 26th most popular state for outdoor track

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jul 6, 2018

Just 1 percent of all college track & field athletes compete for schools in Florida, federal data shows.

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Analysis: 211 Florida college athletes participate in outdoor track and field

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jun 29, 2018

Bethune-Cookman University reported having the most outdoor track and field athletes in the state in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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Florida private colleges, universities report 17.22 percent default rate on student loans

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jun 25, 2018

At Wyotech in Ormond Beach, 32.7 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis.

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Analysis: Women's college outdoor track in Florida grosses $351,752

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jun 22, 2018

Florida Institute of Technology women's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $160,847 – or $7,659 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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17,678 borrowers in default on student loans after attending private Florida colleges

By Florida Business Daily | Jun 19, 2018

Everest University in Tampa and Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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NORTH ORANGE BRANCH LIBRARY: GETTING RESULTS FOR OUR SCHOOLS Orlando Public Library's 'Thinking Money' exhibit teaches kids finance -- the fun way

By Press release submission | Jun 17, 2018

Talking about money with your kids can be tough. That's where the Orlando Public Library's "Thinking Money" exhibit comes into play.

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Analysis: Men's college outdoor track in Florida grosses $920,142

By Florida Business Daily reports | Jun 15, 2018

Bethune-Cookman University men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $725,185 – or $20,720 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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The price of education: Which 4-year Florida schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

By Local Labs News Service | Jun 7, 2018

Florida residents attending four-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Broward College, Tallahassee Community College and Gulf Coast State College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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