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Higher Education & Upskilling

Put Yourself in a Position for True Growth

Volusia FL’s stellar institutions for higher education and career-focused colleges will surpass your educational expectations. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University reports an impressive 96% of graduates securing employment or pursuing further education within a year of graduation, while Daytona State College serves as a premier source for advanced training, enrolling approximately 23,000 students annually. Daytona Beach is proud to be the home of the renowned HBCU (Historically Black College or University), Bethune-Cookman University, and Volusia FL also boasts Stetson University, Keiser University, and Palmer College of Chiropractic, as part of the higher education scene.

3,605 Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate Degree Completions in Volusia County Volusia County Economic Development Department, 2021-2022
#2 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in the U.S. (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) U.S. News & World Report, 2023
#35 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in the U.S. (Daytona State College) US News & World Report, 2023
#4 Regional University in the South (Stetson College) Stetson University - Profile, Rankings and Data | US News Best Colleges
#1 State in the Nation for Higher Education (Florida) U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Top 20 Most Innovative Schools (University of Central Florida) U.S. News & World Report, 2023

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