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Jacksonville • Physics
The College was established in 1965. It has four major physical campuses and several additional centers located around the First Coast region, and currently enrolls 81,370 students.
Jacksonville • Business • Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology • Music • Nursing
UNF opened in 1972, with Thomas G. Carpenter serving as its first president. Initially designated an upper division college for juniors and seniors, it began admitting freshmen in 1984. UNF is organized into five colleges which offer 53 undergraduate degree programs and 28 graduate degree programs, with noted business, coastal biology, nursing, nutrition, and music programs. Most students reside off campus, though there are six areas of on-campus housing. In 2006, the Social Sciences building became the first facility to be LEED-certified in northeast Florida, as well as the first "green" building on campus. As of 2010, there are five buildings on campus that have been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.
UNF has over 140 clubs and organizations for students as well as an active Student Government and Greek life. The student-run newspaper The Spinnaker is published monthly. Its intercollegiate athletics teams are known as the Ospreys, and are currently members of the Atlantic Sun Conference in NCAA Division I. Beginning in 2007, The Princeton Review has named UNF one of the best colleges in the Southeast for four consecutive years, and has been named one of "America's Best Colleges" by Forbes Magazine.
Jacksonville • Business
Jacksonville • Law
Jacksonville • Computer Science, Robotics • Business • Ethnic, Family Studies • Management
Orange Park • Theology, Religion
Jacksonville • Art
The Art Institute of Jacksonville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school started offering culinary programs in July 2007.
The Art Institutes system is a subsidiary of Education Management Corporation, the second largest for-profit college organization in the United States, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning in August 2011, Education Management Corporation was one of several for-profit college companies to be investigated and sued by federal and state agencies for illegal recruitment practices and fraudulent receipt of federal financial aid money.
In 2015, the Art Institute of Jacksonville announced it would close along with 14 other Art Institutes branches in the aftermath of the federal investigations. The school ceased admitting new students and will close when its currently enrolled students have graduated.
Jacksonville • Theology, Religion
Jacksonville • Medicine, General, Internal • Nursing • Pharmacology, Pharmacy • Cardiovascular System, Cardiology • Neurosciences, Neurology
Under the leadership of Daniel R. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D., professor, associate vice president for health affairs and dean of the College of Medicine – Jacksonville, the campus continues to develop and expand, as evidenced by the Breast Center, Cardiovascular Center, Neuroscience Institute, the Women's Health Center and the UF Proton Therapy Institute's proton beam cancer treatment facility.
The UFCOM-J academic roots stem not only from medical education and patient care, but also from faculty-driven clinical research. The faculty physicians participate in advanced clinical trials to provide patients the latest in diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services. The campus houses a state-of-the-art 16,000-square-foot (1,500 m2) research facility.
The University of Florida is one of sixty-two elected member institutions of the Association of American Universities (AAU), the association of preeminent North American research universities, and the only AAU member university located in Florida. The University is classified as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Following the creation of performance standards by the Florida state legislature in 2013, the Florida Board of Governors designated the University of Florida as one of the two "preeminent universities" among the twelve universities of the State University System of Florida. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida as the fourteenth best public university in the United States.
The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It is the third largest Florida university by student population, and is the eighth largest single-campus university in the United States with 49,913 students enrolled for the fall 2012 semester. The University of Florida is home to sixteen academic colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes. It offers multiple graduate professional programs—including business administration, engineering, law, dentistry, medicine, and veterinary medicine—on one contiguous campus, and administers 123 master's degree programs and seventy-six doctoral degree programs in eighty-seven schools and departments.
The University of Florida's intercollegiate sports teams, commonly known by their "Florida Gators" nickname, compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). In their 108-year history, the university's varsity sports teams have won thirty-five national team championships, thirty of which are NCAA titles, and Gator athletes have won 275 individual national championships.