What are some of the popular colleges and universities near Orlando apartments?

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If you're thinking of moving to The City Beautiful and you're looking to continue your education, then you are definitely coming to the right place! There are a wide variety of colleges and universities to choose from in this little corner of Central Florida, and luckily there are many Orlando apartments within close proximity to most of them!

Probably the most popular university near apartments in Orlando is the University of Central Florida. UCF was originally founded in 1963 as a technical university whose sole mission was to support the growing US space program at Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. As of now, UCF offers a multitude of undergraduate and graduate degrees and is the largest university in the United States by undergraduate enrollment. Over 60,000 students from over 150 countries attend UCF's campus each year, and their reach is only growing. There are many student-centric Orlando apartments in this area, which make commuting to campus a breeze. The nightlife, shopping, dining and entertainment options in the UCF area are endless, so there is definitely no shortage of options for students.

With this area of Florida being a hot spot for tourism and the hospitality business, the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida is a very popular choice for residents looking to secure a position at any of the area's top-rated theme parks, restaurants, hotels or attractions. High-tech classrooms, modern architecture, a wine and beer lab, multiple test kitchens and many more amenities are just a few of the offerings of this state-of-the-art college. Luckily, Orlando apartments near campus are very abundant and will be easy to find!

Rollins College, founded in 1885, is actually the first recognized college in Florida. This private, liberal arts school is located in the Winter Park area of Orlando. There are many great apartments in Orlando that are near this campus, and students will have close access to all of the great shopping and dining in the Winter Park area. Rollins College has about thirty undergraduate majors to choose from as well as several graduate programs.

Seminole State College is often referred to as the gateway to UCF. Many students attend one of these four campuses throughout Orlando in order to obtain their Associate in Arts (AA) or and Associate in Science (AS) degrees. They can then go into the workforce or continue on with their Bachelor level education at UCF or another four-year institution. With multiple campuses around the area, there are plenty of Orlando apartments close by to choose from! There are campuses in Sanford/Lake Mary, Oviedo, Altamonte Springs and Heathrow.

Valencia College is another popular choice for students in the Orlando area. With close proximity to UCF, many Orlando apartments that service UCF students also service Valencia College students. Many students will transfer to UCF, so a lot of residents choose to stay in the area even after graduating. With campuses located in East Orlando, West Orlando, Osceola and Lake Nona, Valencia College is very convenient for many students who call Orlando home. 

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