Higher Education Near the Beach in Boca Raton

Lorea Thomson
Posted by Lorea Thomson
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If you or a family member is interested in pursuing higher education, consider something close. The location of the university is key!  It seems to be a big consideration, so why not choose to be by the beach. Florida Atlantic University located at 777 Glades Road, in Boca Raton was selected as one of the Top 50 Seaside located universities. Education is about learning, higher education, and degrees however the location is also important.

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) came in as #5 for the Best Sea-side Locations for a Higher Education. Beach lovers will be extremely contented as FAU’s main campus is close to the beach in Boca Raton. Florida Atlantic University has five other campuses in South Florida. “Florida Atlantic University belongs to the 12-campus State University System of Florida and serves South Florida, which has a population of more than five million people and spans more than 100 miles of coastline.” Take a break from the books, assignments, and studying go to the beach. Less than a mile from the main campus is the beach. Everyone knows the beach is a beautiful place to relax and decompress.

A  list of the 50 best sea-side locations for higher education was established by the following methodology and determined the rankings:  
• Proximity to the beach (50%).
• Specific marine educational centers, degrees, or research facilities (30%).
• Recreational opportunities on the sea (20%).


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