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Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Broward College face among the lowest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Florida face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: College women's basketball grosses $903 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Stanford women's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with more than $21 million – or $1.5 million per athlete – in 2016, followed by UConn ($9 million), Baylor ($7.6 million), Florida State ($7 million) and Vanderbilt ($5.2 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's basketball grosses $2 billion

From Higher Education Tribune

Though excluded from the NCAA tournament, University of Louisville men's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with nearly $44 million – or $2.9 million per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Florida among top states for filing of class actions against food and beverage companies

Florida is among the four states in which three-quarters of all federal food and beverage class actions in the entire country are filed.

Citigroup buys building where nearly 6,000 workers are located

Citigroup just deepened its presence in Tampa thanks to the purchase of 3800 Citibank Center, where it houses 5,600 of its workers.

New dual-branded hotel adds 5,000 square feet of meeting space to Miami location

An 11-story hotel bearing the names of two hospitality titans -- Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites -- opened to fanfare in early December.

Frontier Communications funding ride free days on Cross-Bay Ferry

Telecommunications company Frontier Communications recently entered a sponsorship deal with Cross-Bay Ferry service to provide free one-way ride tickets across Tampa Bay on select Sundays as gesture to highlight Frontier’s dedication to the Tampa Bay community.

Aspen Dental opens office in The Villages

Branded dental practice business Aspen Dental recently announced the opening of its latest location at 3790 Wedgewood Lane in The Villages in Sumter County with a team led by Dr. Jack Cline.

Olympus Insurance Company names EVP of Underwriting and Business Development

Olympus Insurance Company names nine-year employee Bradley Burton as EVP of Underwriting and Business Development.

CBRE pros join South Florida’s Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield announced the arrival of Robert Given and his team of multifamily institutional investment sales professionals from the real estate firm of CBRE recently in Miami, boosting the company’s potential in South Florida.

Dome Equities buys North Miami apartments

North Miami’s Alta Mira, a 240-unit class A apartment development near the Aventura Mall, was recently acquired by Dome Equities of New York.

TransPerfect scores service for LPGA in Florida

While perfect golf swings need no translation, follow-up commentary inevitably does, so TransPerfect will become the official translation and interpretation provider for the Ladies Professional Golf Association, LPGA revealed recently from its hub in Daytona Beach.

TruStar Energy opens fast-fill CNG station in Fort Myers

Thanks to New York-based developer TruStar Energy, Southwest Florida’s first public CNG fueling station recently opened at 5345 Dividend Dr. in Fort Myers, strategically located on the I-75 corridor midway between Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

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