College Rankings - Friendliest Townies/Locals in Florida

Sometimes, "townies," or residents who live in a college town, get a bad rap. But these colleges and universities have affable townsfolk who embrace students for their youth, willingness to learn, and—more importantly—their business.

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1
Rollins College
Winter Park, FL
9.68 / 10
2
Ave Maria University
Ave Maria, FL
9.38 / 10
3
Palm Beach Atlantic University
West Palm Beach, FL
9.10 / 10
4
Adventist University
Orlando, FL
9.08 / 10
5
Florida Southern College
Lakeland, FL
9.07 / 10
6
Southeastern University
Lakeland, FL
9.05 / 10
7
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
9.05 / 10
8
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
9.03 / 10
9
Clearwater Christian College
Clearwater, FL
8.99 / 10
10
Florida College
Temple Terrace, FL
8.97 / 10
11
Lynn University
Boca Raton, FL
8.97 / 10
12
University of West Florida
Pensacola, FL
8.97 / 10
13
Flagler College - St. Augustine
Saint Augustine, FL
8.94 / 10
14
Embry-Riddle - Worldwide
Daytona Beach, FL
8.87 / 10
15
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
8.84 / 10
16
Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, FL
8.82 / 10
17
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL
8.79 / 10
18
Webber International University
Babson Park, FL
8.77 / 10
19
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL
8.77 / 10
20
Northwood - West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL
8.72 / 10
21
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL
8.70 / 10
22
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
8.70 / 10
23
Stetson University
DeLand, FL
8.69 / 10
24
St. Thomas University - Florida
Miami Gardens, FL
8.67 / 10
25
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
8.64 / 10