Higher Education Within 26 to 60 Miles
Nova Southeastern University (NSU), located 34 miles south of Delray Beach, is the nation's sixth largest, not-for-profit, independent institution of higher education, with more than 103,000 alumni and more than 28,000 students enrolled in classes. With the incredible personal attention and intimate class sizes of a small, private college, and the powerful academic resources of a well-rounded university, NSU offer more than 40 undergraduate programs, encompassing everything from arts and sciences, education, and the health professions to business. http://www.nova.edu/
Barry University enrolls more than 8,500 students, in over 100 undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral programs. Barry University's 122-acre main campus is located in the village of Miami Shores, 47 miles south of Delray Beach, just off I-95. Barry's facilities include Information Technology computer labs, a Science Building with research labs for biomedical sciences, and the David Brinkley Television Studio with state-of-the art equipment to name a few. http://www.barry.edu/
University of Miami (UM) is located 58 miles south of Delray Beach, and it is directly accessible to Delray by Commuter Rail service. Established in 1925 during the region's famous real estate boom, UM is a major research university, engaged in more than $325 million in research and sponsored program expenditures a year. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct dozens of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.
59 miles to the south, Florida International University (FIU), Miami-Dade Countyâ€™s first public, four-year University, has national recognition and a powerful record of innovation and research. With more than 39,000 students and over 1,000 full-time faculty, FIU is one of the 25 largest universities in the nation, based on enrollment. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission, with sponsored research funding from external sources for 2006/2007 that totaled approximately $108 million. http://www.fiu.edu/