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MLS# A4194688

This is a home has 2 bedrooms and one bathroom. The home does need some repairs and paint. The roof was replaced 4 years ago and so was the AC. The home was a rental for many years.
Visit this property in SARASOTA: 1909 N ORANGE AVE, SARASOTA

MLS# A4194465

This unit is pet friendly, rental friendly and directly on the beach. Live like you’re on vacation or enjoy the benefits of this investment property which has great rental income. Unit offers 1 assigned parking spot and complex offers a hot tub...
Visit this property in BRADENTON BEACH: 1000 GULF DR N #4, BRADENTON BEACH

MLS# U7829404

Newer cabinets, countertops, and appliances. Great open floor plan layout, lots of closet space in master bedroom. Oversized 1 car garage room for storage with washer/dryer hookup, total sq ft 1702. Large shed in the back for additional storage.
Visit this property in ST PETERSBURG: 2054 69TH AVE S, ST PETERSBURG

MLS# T2900124

The well-appointed kitchen comes with all appliances including refrigerator, built-in dishwasher, electric range, and microwave hood. The kitchen also has a large island perfect for bar-style eating or entertaining, a walk-in corner pantry, and...
Visit this property in PLANT CITY: 3206 S NORTHVIEW RD, PLANT CITY


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Higher Education

The Tampa Bay region offers a wide range of higher educational options, from community colleges to award winning private colleges and universities to a nationally ranked public university.

University of South Florida

The University of South Florida (USF) system is comprised by three separately accredited institutions (USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee), an enrollment of over 46,700, as of 2016, and an annual budget of $1.6 billion, USF is a major economic driver in the Tampa Bay region, contributing $3.7 billion to the Tampa Bay's economy annually. 

USF is a top 25 public research university and is one of only four Florida public universities recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching with its top-tier research university designation.  It was awarded a record $458.5 million in research contracts and grants in 2016.

USF specializes in research on nanotechnology, robotics, biosensors, stem cells, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, marine schience and oceanography, aging, genetics, neurology, public health, alternative fuels, and advanced materials research.

Research

USF is proud to be a student centered national research university. Students have the advantage of working directly with world-class researchers in fields from aging, to education, psychology, engineering and transportation.

  • USF is one of the nation's top centers in conducting research aimed at new treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases. It has pioneered the concept of brain repair -- placing cells in the brain to help fix the damage of disease or injury.

  • USF is the only university that has been designated as one of the five National Centers for Water Treatment Technologies in the country. These centers are sponsored by the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the U.S. Dept. of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation.

Outreach and Engagement

Virtually everyone in the Tampa Bay region-and beyond-enjoys some benefit from USF through countless outreach and engagement activities. USF contributes to the well being of its immediate urban neighborhoods through health care and networks of social research and service projects.

  • In 1988, USF began a program for at-risk migrant children to complete their high school equivalency. More than 90 percent of the 1,200 students since then have now completed their high school equivalency and many have gone on to college or have careers that have taken them out of the migrant fields.

  • In 2016, USF Tampa was ranked in these U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges lists: Best Public National Universities, Best Colleges and Universities in the World, Best Colleges for Veterans, Best Graduate Level Programs, Best Online Education Programs by U.S. News and World Report.

  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at USF annually ranks among “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Moffitt has become the third-busiest cancer center in the nation.

  • The USF College of Public Health is the only public health college in the state accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The college is a leader in health promotion and disease prevention.

  • USF provides lifelong learning and professional development programs through Continuing Education, serving more than 9,000 people and awarding more than 13,000 hours of continuing education units annually.

Economic Impact

USF is key in the creation and development of the Florida High Technology Corridor from Florida’s East Coast along Interstate-4 to the Gulfcoast. This area has become the state’s high-tech leader, encompassing some 60% of Florida’s high-tech industries.

  • USF's Center for Entrepreneurship and its business incubator are noted for success in moving discoveries from basic research to applied research, and into companies in the community. USF was ranked in the top ten nationally for the creation of start-up companies by the Association of University Technology Managers.
  • Among 71 national research universities surveyed, USF ranked fourth in the number of inventions licensed to start-up companies, and first among universities with similar profiles.
  • More than 85,000 of 200,000 graduates since the first commencement in 1964 live in the Tampa Bay area.

Continuing education opportunities abound in the Tampa Bay area. The list below identifies community colleges, technical schools, and colleges/universities in the region.

 

Colleges & Universities



University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa 33620
(813) 974-3350

 

St. Petersburg College
PO Box 13489, St. Petersburg, 33733
(727) 341-4772

 

Hillsborough Community College
39 Columbia Drive, Tampa 33606
(813) 253-7158

 

Manatee Technical College
6305 State Road 70 East
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 751-7900

 

Pasco-Hernando State College
10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey  34654
(727)847-2727

 

Polk Community College
999 Avenue H N.E., Winter Haven 33881
(863) 297-1010

 

The University of Tampa
401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa  33606
(813) 253-3333

 

Saint Leo University
33701 State Road 52
Saint Leo, FL 33574
(800) 334-5532

 

Eckerd College
4200 54th Ave., S. St. Petersburg  33711
(727) 867-1166

 

University of Phoenix
West Florida Learning Center
12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd., #200, Temple Terrace 33637
(813) 626-7911

 

Sanford-Brown College Tampa
Formerly International Academy of Design & Technology
3725 West Grace St. Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 881-0007

 

Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland  33801
(800) 274-4131

 

Southeastern University
1000 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland  33801
(863) 667-5000

 

Everest University Tampa
Formerly Florida Metropolitan University
3319 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa 33614
(813) 879-6000

 

Nova Southeastern University
3632 Queen Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619
(813) 574-5200

 

Keiser University
5225 Memorial Highway Tampa, Florida 33634
(813) 885-4900

 

Ringling School of Art and Design
2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota  34234
(941) 351-5100

 

Warner Southern College
13895 US 27 Lake Wales  33859
(863) 638-7212

 

Stetson University College of Law
1401 61st St., S., Gulfport  33707
(727) 562-7800

 

Southern Technical College

3910 Riga Blvd., Tampa 33619
(813) 630-4401

 

New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 487-5000

 

Webber International University
1201 N. Scenic Highway, Babson Park  33827
(863) 638-1431

 

Argosy University Tampa
Florida School of Professional Psychology
1403 North Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33607
(813) 393-5290
 

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