A private junior and technical college established in 1982, Florida Technical College is located in Orlando, Florida. It has other campuses in Florida as well, at DeLand, Orlando, Kissimmee, Pembroke Pines and Lakeland. FTC offers associate, bachelor’s and diploma programs in a fields such as business, nursing, criminal justice, and computer programming. Courses are usually taken one per semester, which enables a ‘focused learning’ environment. The approx. 3000 students enrolled at Florida Tech are mainly commuters. The college is one of the few in the country who provide students with the new iPad loaded with ebooks instead of traditional textbooks. Class schedules at FTC are flexible to the student’s convenience, making education more accessible to non-traditional students who might have external responsibilities. Staff and faculty at FTC have a reputation of being especially friendly and approachable, doing everything they can to make students’ time at FTC an enriching, and comfortable one. Graduates receive career assistance to get them started in the field. Located just 13 miles from downtown Orlando, students are sure to find endless opportunities for entertainment in the sunny city.