Boca Raton is a gateway to some of the nation’s top destinations.
Location, location, location
South Florida is a major hub for international trade, and the financial, health care and agriculture, tourism industries are booming here. Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dad counties are home to large national and global employers, including GE Healthcare, IBM, Jarden Consumer Solutions and Carnival Cruise Lines.
Enjoy retail therapy
Find your favorite shopping spots within driving distance. Less than two miles away is Town Center at Boca Raton, an indoor mall with over 220 stores. True fashion lovers can enjoy designer shops at Palm Beach’s Worth Avenue 30 minutes north of campus, or reach two huge shopping destinations 45 minutes south, at Aventura Mall and Sawgrass Mills outlets.
Grab a bite & dance the night away
Eat, drink, see a concert and enjoy the outdoors in Mizner Park or on Atlantic Avenue. Or attend a concert at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre near Palm Beach or the BB&T Center near Fort Lauderdale.
Be inspired by art & culture
In addition to Lynn’s Conservatory of Music and Live at Lynn series, attend shows at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale or Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. Local galleries like Boca Raton Museum of Art and tourist favorites such as Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach are also fan favorites.
Soak up the sun
Put your feet in the sand or spend some time on the water at South Florida’s beaches. Deerfield and Delray beaches are popular among tourists and locals, where you can enjoy the boardwalk and beachside cafes and shops.
Put your game face on
When you’re not cheering on your Fighting Knights, join the locals and root for the home team. Local pro sports teams like the Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, Miami Marlins and Florida Panthers play less than 1 hour from campus.