Tallahassee, FL Colleges

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee (pron.: /?tæl??hæsi/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County, and is the 128th largest city in the United States. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2010, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 181,376, and the Tallahassee metropolitan area is 367,413.

Tallahassee is home to several colleges and universities, notably Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Others include Tallahassee Community College and branches of Saint Leo University, Thomas University, Keiser University, Barry University, Flagler College, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Tallahassee is a center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Panhandle and is served by Tallahassee Regional Airport. With one of the fastest growing manufacturing and high tech economies in Florida, its major private employers include a General Dynamics Land Systems manufacturing facility (military and combat applications), the Municipal Code Corporation, which specializes in the publication of municipal and county legal references; and a number of national law firms, lobbying organizations, trade associations and professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. It is recognized as a regional center for scientific research, and is home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, the largest and highest-powered magnet research laboratory in the world.

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Schools in and around Tallahassee, FL

Name
Florida State University
Four or more years; Public; $17,544 average out-state tuition; $3,100 average in-state tuition
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Four or more years; Public; $14,472 average out-state tuition; $3,100 average in-state tuition
Tallahassee Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,992 average out-state tuition; $1,997 average in-state tuition
Flagler College-Tallahassee
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $4,920 average out-state tuition; $4,920 average in-state tuition
Aveda Institute-Tallahassee
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Lively Technical Center
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public
ITT Technical Institute–Tallahassee
Four or more years; Private for profit; $17,748 average out-state tuition; $17,748 average in-state tuition

Tallahassee, FL Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
NEWH South Florida Chapter Scholarship Varies October 13, 2016