#38. Jacksonville University (tie)

- Location: Jacksonville, Florida

- Average high temperature: 79.3° F

- Average number of sunny days: 230

- Undergraduate students: 2,292 (90% acceptance rate)

- Six year median earnings: $50,500 (53% graduation rate)

Sprawled out across 875 square miles, Jacksonville holds the distinction of being the largest city in the country in terms of geographical size. It also holds the distinction of being home to one of the country’s only north-flowing rivers, the St. Johns River. Students at the city’s namesake university are well-positioned to take advantage of all that sunshine—Jacksonville is renowned for its network of beautiful beaches.

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