Flagler College launches new academic year, opens Abare Hall
New and returning students have arrived to Flagler College’s campus for the 2017-2018 academic year. Approximately 760 first-year students moved into residence halls this past weekend, and upperclassmen are returning early this week.
New to the campus and now open to roughly 150 upperclassmen is residence facility Abare Hall, the college’s largest-ever construction project to-date. The complex, named after retired President Dr. William T. Abare Jr., sits on the west side of the college’s existing FEC Residence Halls on the banks of St. Augustine’s San Sebastian River.
Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 23 for new and returning students, including 184 transfer students.
International students represent countries or regions including Brazil, Egypt, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Paraguay, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.
Top declared majors are Business Administration, Education, Psychology, Communication, Coastal Environmental Science and Criminology.