BREVARD COUNTY SCHOOLS
Brevard SAT scores beat state again Mackenzie Ryan, FLORIDA TODAY 1:41 p.m. EDT October 10, 2014
Brevard students once again out-performed the state average on the SAT, an entrance exam taken by students who are applying for college.
Edgewood and West Shore junior/senior high schools earned the highest average scores, both above 1700. Both are district choice schools, meaning students apply to attend.
Melbourne and Viera high schools had the most students take the exam, with more than 200 students at each school sitting for the test. READ MORE
Florida Institute of Technology is a private institution that was founded in 1958. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,636, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 130 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Florida Institute of Technology's ranking in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 161. Its tuition and fees are $39,290 (2015-16).
The Florida Institute of Technology, known as Florida Tech, was originally started as training grounds for space industry professionals working at what is now the Kennedy Space Center. But the school also offers undergraduate degree programs in science, engineering, liberal arts, psychology, READ MORE
Eastern Florida State College is getting larger, and if all goes as planned the trend won't stop anytime soon.
As classes began Monday morning [fall semester 2015] at EFSC, a feeling of excitement filled the air on the Melbourne Campus. But it wasn't just first-day jitters that permeated through the growing school. The campus was abuzz as students, faculty and staff gathered to break ground on another major expansion.
In the coming months, a new Health Sciences Institute will be built and with it will come labs for nursing, radiography, surgical technology and other fields of study. The $20 million institute will house 12 new and existing healthcare programs. READ MORE
Why Central Florida Kids Choose Community College
DirectConnect, a regional agreement between UCF and four former community colleges (now Florida College System institutions), amplifies Florida’s already strong system of transfer from associate’s degree programs to state universities. DirectConnect students get the security of guaranteed admission to a specific institution, additional advising, and can even earn UCF bachelor’s degrees without leaving their local Florida College campus.
The agreement preserves access to UCF, an institution of some 60,000 students that has become as selective in freshman admissions as the state flagship. For now, UCF and its partner colleges are well matched. But as the university increases its efforts to recruit the state’s strongest students, the transfer guarantee could come under strain. READ MORE