Best Kept College Secrets

Colleges for Real People

Category: Florida

Stetson University – Deland, Florida

  The two most commonly reported observations about Stetson, in fact, are that the faculty is amazingly accessible and supportive and that the student body is inclusive, friendly, and uncommonly happy.  One obvious indicator of the university’s sincerity in promoting the success of its students is in the staffing of the Academic Success Center.  The Center provides tutoring and disabilities…

Rollins College – Winter Park, Florida

From the Rollins website: Rollins was recently named by USA Today as one of the top 20 colleges most committed to community service.  Earlier this month, Rollins was also honored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) as a leader among institutions of higher education for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Rollins was one of six colleges and universities…

Eckerd College – St. Petersburg, Florida

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – “Let me begin by asserting that Eckerd is an astoundingly good college deserving wide celebration from coast to coast.  Eckerd certainly belongs in any conversation about liberal arts colleges located in a city setting, or any conversation about liberal arts colleges consistently bringing innovation to a sound academic curriculum, or any conversation about…