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UF's online university has become a 'cash cow'

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UF's online university has become a 'cash cow'

Mike Vogel | 5/28/2014

Florida public universities have become national leaders in online education. What’s driving the trend? Online classes are lucrative -- both for the schools and the companies that help them set up web-based coursework. For example, UF expects UF Online to be a profit engine that will break even in the seventh year and generate $14.5 million a year in profit on $76.6 million in revenue by 2024. In this article, you'll find out how this program works.

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