What are some of the top colleges in Jacksonville?

Those who purchase one of the homes for sale in Jacksonville can take full advantage of the programs available at the area's local schools.

Jacksonville University
Located at 2800 University Boulevard North, Jacksonville University blends the qualities of a liberal arts school with those of a comprehensive university. The university was founded in 1934, and gives students a chance to enjoy one-of-a-kind riverfront programs as they pursue one of the school's seven bachelor's degrees. Pupils have access to over 70 majors and graduate programs in business, education, nursing and orthodontics at this institution.

University of North Florida
This school at 1 UNF Drive ranks among the some of the country's best. In 2012, University of North Florida was named a "best value college" by the Princeton Review, and Forbes Magazine ranked the school No. 19 nationally.  Between 2006 and 2009, the university spent $175 million on new construction to improve the facility, and current and prospective students can enjoy tens of thousands of square feet designated for classroom space.

Florida State College at Jacksonville
Florida State College at Jacksonville offers more than 70 associate and bachelor's degree options. The institution is located at 501 West State Street, and prides itself on high-quality learning environments, course offerings and services. With its collegewide goals, the school emphasizes providing every student with a positive experience.