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Pompano Beach, Florida (FL) Colleges and Universities

Pompano Beach, Florida, has 21 colleges and universities within 25 miles of the city. Get detailed information about these schools in various criteria to determine if any of them suits your preference.

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Looking for a prospective school in Pompano Beach, Florida, is not difficult. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) provides accurate data on the closest schools to the city, the largest schools, those with the lowest net price and those with the highest graduation rates.

Closest Schools to Pompano Beach, Florida

Most of the schools in Pompano Beach are private, not-for-profit institutions. Students may pursue a less-than-one-year certificate or undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Here are the schools located in or near the downtown area:

  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (located downtown)
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale (6.1 miles from downtown)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (6.1 miles from downtown)
  • Broward College (8.3 miles from downtown)
  • University of Fort Lauderdale (10.2 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools in Pompano Beach, Florida

Some students may consider school size an important aspect in looking for a potential school. Listed below are the largest schools in Pompano Beach as of 2014-2015 according to NCES:

  • Broward College (44,119 students)
  • Florida Atlantic University (30,297 students)
  • Nova Southeastern University (24,148 students)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (19,110 students)
  • Barry University (8,518 students)

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  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

Students who are on a tight budget have a number of options in Pompano Beach schools. The NCES calculates the net price of schools by subtracting total financial aid granted from total cost of attendance (applicable to full-time, undergraduate students only). As of 2014-2015, the following schools have the lowest net price:

  • Broward College ($8,622)
  • Florida Atlantic University ($12,177)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach ($22,245)
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale ($22,727)
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami ($23,261)

Highest Graduation Rate

The overall graduation rates are figured by the NCES and reflect the percentage of full-time, first-time students who completed their programs within 150% of 'normal' time. The following schools have the highest graduation rates as of 2014-2015:

  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (68% graduation rate)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (52% graduation rate)
  • Florida Atlantic University (49% graduation rate)
  • City College-Fort Lauderdale (49% graduation rate)
  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (46% graduation rate)

When deciding on a school in Pompano Beach, Florida, for your college education, it will be beneficial to check costs, location and accessibility, size of student enrollment and graduation rates of your prospective school.

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