Florida State

America’s fourth most populous state Florida is situated in the southeastern region of the country. It is eighth most densely populated and 22nd most extensive state in the US. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and to the south by the Straits of Florida.

Climate

Almost every part of the state is close to the ocean. Most coastal areas situated south of Lake Okeechobee have tropical climate. Mean high temperatures for late July are primarily in the low 90s Fahrenheit (32–34 °C) while mean low temperatures for early to mid January range from the low 40s Fahrenheit (4–7 °C) in northern Florida to above 60 °F (16 °C) from Miami on southward. With an average daily temperature of 70.7 °F (21.5 °C), it is the warmest state in the country.

Economy

Florida’s GDP in 2013 is $754,000, making it the fourth largest economy in the US. It is the fourth largest exporter of trade goods in the country. The major industries that contribute to Florida’s economy include tourism, industry, construction, international banking, biomedical and life sciences, healthcare research, simulation training, aerospace and defense, and commercial space travel have contributed to the state's economic development. The economy is driven almost entirely by its nineteen metropolitan areas.

Education

Florida's public primary and secondary schools are administered by the Florida Department of Education while the colleges and universities work under State University System of Florida. During the 2010 academic year, 312,216 students attended one of these member institutions.

The top 10 universities in Florida State are:

University/College US News and World Report Rank Tuition Fee
Miami university, Coral Gables National Universities #47 $42,852
University of Florida, Gainesville National Universities #49 $28,541
Florida State University, Tallahassee National Universities #91 $21,703
Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne National Universities #167 $36,020
University of South Florida, Tampa FL National Universities #170 $17,325
University of Central Florida, Orlando $22,415
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton National Universities RNM $21,543
Florida International University, Miami National Universities RNM $18,939
Nova South Eastern University, Lauderdale National Universities RNM $25,430
Stretson University Regional Universities #5 $38,330
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Regional Universities #11 $31,334

Salaries

The MBA class of University of Miami last year had an average salary of $62,613.The median salary of M.S. graduates at the Florida State University in 2012 was $55,000. Stretson University Graduates last year earned a median salary of $45,500.

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