Higher Education: Dorms
Sweet Dreams: Trendy Dorms in Florida
Schools are spending millions on plush residence halls, looking for an edge in recruiting.
North Lake Village overlooks Florida Gulf Coast's 60-acre recreational lake. [Photo: Florida Gulf Coast University]
North Lake Village
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
Building cost: N/A
Amenities: A computer-monitored laundry facility, swimming pool, volleyball court, barbecue areas, big-screen TV and a game room. Each unit has a full kitchen.
Floor plans: Single- and double-bedroom apartments
Rates: $2,364 to $2,890/semester
Notable: FGCU's North Lake Village sits at the edge of a 60-acre lake where students can sunbathe, water-ski, sail and kayak.