Press Release for Monday, April 13, 2015
Best College Values Names UNF Fountains Most Luxurious
Jessica Scott, Public Relations Specialist
Department of Public Relations
University of North
Florida students are living in luxury, at least according to Best College Values.
The online ranking site named the Osprey Fountains residence hall No. 2 in
the country for its state-of-the-art amenities.
inviting environment for students is important for retention,” said UNF
President John A. Delaney. “Academics always come first. But, if students feel
welcomed, they will excel in all areas.”
Fountains is the University’s most recently constructed residence hall; it
opened in 2009. The complex boasts a fitness center, video game room, a
convenience store called “Ozzie’s,” as well as a study library, conference
rooms and a study lounge. Laundry facilities are available on every floor and
Joe’s Diner provides a place to relax and hang out with friends.
students enjoy tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, along with a putting
green and lighted running track. The signature amenity, lazy river, was
recently featured on Sports Center when anchor and alumna Sara Walsh took a dip
with the Atlantic Sun Championship men’s basketball team.
options include a single or double bedroom as part of a one-, four- or six-bed
suite. Pricing ranges from $1,130 to $5,000.
on an environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures
through a well-rounded education.