Higher Education Partnership of Southeast Florida
Higher Education Partnership of Southeast Florida

The Ana G. Méndez University System has built a tradition that spans more than 65 years. It is the higher education institution with the fastest growth in Puerto Rico, with over 44 thousand enrolled students at its main campuses and 17 university centers throughout Puerto Rico and the United States (Orlando, Tampa, and South Florida in Florida and Wheaton, Maryland). Also, it is the only college institution in Puerto Rico that operates an educational television channel (Sistema TV), affiliated to the Public Broadcasting System (PBS). All the AGMUS institutions are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and have won great recognition and a privileged position among institutions of higher education for offering the first and only accelerated program designed for adults in the Nation, known as the AHORA Program which is registered as the “Accelerated Discipline-Based Dual Language Immersion Model®”, responding to the real needs of the Hispanic community.

Carlos Albizu University is an institution of higher education dedicated to academic excellence and research from a pluralistic and multidimensional perspective. We educate students able to serve a highly complex and diverse society, with sensitivity to those most in need. We contribute to the improvement of the quality of life in our communities by training professionals with multicultural competencies. We distinguish ourselves through an educational philosophy based on a commitment to social responsibility, characteristic of all our programs and services.


Barry University in Miami, Florida, inspires students to foster positive change in the local and global community. No matter what undergraduate or graduate degree program you choose, you gain hands-on experience and apply what you learn in the classroom to a rapidly changing world. You work with professors who mentor, encourage, and challenge you. You choose from a full array of campus activities that allow you to have fun, make friends, and develop your talents. At Barry, you prepare to join the next generation of change agents and leaders. Barry University offers more than 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs. The Barry community includes a dynamic, multicultural student body of 7,400 students from nearly all 50 states and over 80 countries. Founded in 1940 as a Catholic university, Barry promotes knowledge and truth, an inclusive community, social justice, and collaborative service.

For over 120 years, Chamberlain College of Nursing has been at the forefront of excellence in nursing education. Chamberlain is increasing access to nursing education nationwide with campuses offering the three year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible online programs like the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and Graduate Certificates.


Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is a comprehensive public university that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. FAU is located in Boca Raton, Florida with five satellite campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, and in Fort Pierce at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. FAU opened its doors as the first public university in Southeast Florida in 1964. Since day one, FAU has pushed the bounds of higher education. The University serves more than 30,000 freshmen, transfers and graduate students. People from every walk of life find a place at FAU. Students choose from more than 180 degree programs.

Florida International University is a vibrant, student-centered public research university, ideally located in Miami, that is worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity so that our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market.


Florida National University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida National University. http://www.sacscoc.org Florida National University is approved for Veterans Training by the State of Florida, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, (904) 487-2836.

For nearly 40 years, Keiser University has become a major university in Florida serving approximately 20,000 students, 3,500 employees, and over 60,000 alumni. Keiser University has a campus in 18 of Florida’s major and mid-sized metropolitan areas/Florida communities. With campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally, the regionally accredited private university provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional and online delivery formats. Through quality teaching, learning, and research, the university is committed to provide students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment. Committed to a “students first” philosophy, Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education, career-focused general studies, and more.


The mission of Lynn University today is the same mission that has defined the institution through its first 50 years and that will continue to define it in the future. Our mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enable individual students to realize their full potential and to prepare for success in the world. Lynn’s vision is to be recognized as one of the most innovative, international and individualized small universities in America. Lynn University will capitalize on its youth, location and close student and faculty bonds to become a forerunner institution, a different kind of learning center, an independent, innovative 21st century university that is unusually devoted to preparing young persons for America’s and the world’s future.

The Mission of Nova Southeastern University, a private, not-for-profit institution, is to offer a diverse array of innovative academic programs that complement on-campus educational opportunities and resources with accessible distance learning programs to foster academic excellence, intellectual inquiry, leadership, research, and commitment to community through engagement of students and faculty members in a dynamic, life-long learning environment.

 Renowned for leadership development in justice, science, business and ministry, St. Thomas University is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Its academic expansion now includes unique degrees in global entrepreneurship and international business, sports administration, intercultural human rights and undergraduate science research conducted in state-of-the-art laboratories. A small-class size, private university is the competitive advantage that allows students to reach their highest potential.

University of Phoenix® helps prepare you for the professional path you want through:

  • Flexible learning: We offer convenient course schedules, whether you attend on campus or online. Plus, our mobile app lets you access your classroom from anywhere you have the Internet, 24/7.
  • Instructors with on-the-job experience: They have advanced degrees and average 18 years of industry know-how.
  • Career-focused education: Our courses teach skills and knowledge that employers want. Certain degree programs let you take job-relevant courses sooner — and earn a skill-validating certificate even before graduation.
  • Networking opportunities: We have 870,000+ alumni to connect with. Also, our graduates have worked at all Fortune 100 companies of 2013.
  • Risk-free trial: You can enroll and take the first three weeks of an introductory, credit-bearing course with no financial obligation.*

It has always been our goal to provide innovative higher education alternatives to working professionals. We are focused on placing you at the center of your own education. That’s why my Union is your Union. Your Union education is designed to honor your life experiences and help you achieve your personal and career goals, all while providing you with transformational education that helps you make a difference in your own life and the lives of others.

UF is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities: No. 14 in U.S. News & World Report “Top Public Universities” (August 2013); No. 3 in Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Public Colleges” (2013); No. 3 in the Fiske Guide to Colleges list of Best Buys Among Publics (2014); No. 15 on the Forbes list of best public universities (2013); and No. 1 on Washington Monthly magazine’s list of national universities that offer the best bang for the buck (2013.) Job recruiters ranked UF ninth on the list of places where corporations prefer to recruit new employees (2010) and No. 2 on Smart Money magazine’s list of universities whose graduates get the highest salary return for their tuition dollars (2012).

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Higher Education Partnership of Southeast Florida
Phone:  888-515-4177

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