Hialeah, FL Colleges

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Hialeah

Hialeah (pronounced/?ha???li??/) is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The 2010 United States census recorded a population of 224,669, a decrease of 0.8% from the 2000 census. Hialeah is the sixth-largest city in the state, a major municipality within the Greater Miami and South Florida metropolitan areas, and the tenth-largest city in the United States among cities with a population density of more than 10,000 people per square mile.

The city's name is most commonly attributed to Muskogee origin, "Haiyakpo" (prairie) and "hili" (pretty) combining in "Hialeah" to mean "pretty prairie". Alternatively, the word is of Seminole origin meaning "Upland Prairie". The city is located upon a large prairie between Biscayne Bay and the Everglades.

Hialeah has the second highest percentage of Cuban and Cuban American residents of any city in the country. Hialeah is also the densest American city in terms of population not to feature a skyscraper.

Hialeah is served by the Miami Metrorail at Okeechobee, Hialeah, and Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer stations. The Okeechobee and Hialeah stations serve primarily as park-and-ride commuter stations to commuters and residents going into the inner city Miami, and Tri-Rail station to Miami International Airport and north to West Palm Beach.

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Schools in and around Hialeah, FL

Name
Florida National College-Main Campus
Four or more years; Private for profit; $12,600 average out-state tuition; $12,600 average in-state tuition
Dade Medical College-Hialeah
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
College of Business and Technology-Hialeah
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $9,936 average out-state tuition; $9,936 average in-state tuition
Total International Career Institute
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
La Belle Beauty School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Beauty Academy of South Florida
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Hialeah, FL Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Earl I. Anderson Scholarship $1,250 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017