Florida Colleges List

Both private and public Florida institutions rank well in the University Review college rankings lists, with notable members included in the top 100 colleges list being the University of Florida, University of Miami, and Florida State University.

List of Florida Colleges. NB all data was correct at time of writing, please check college site for current stats.

NameLocationTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Adventist University of Health Sciences671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, FLPrivate30001992
Ave Maria University5050 Ave Maria Boulevard, Ave Maria, FLPrivate882$23,000$23,00061%1998
The Baptist College of Florida5400 College Drive, Graceville, FL 32440Private507$9,700$9,7001943
Barry University11300 N.E. Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695Private4341$28,160$28,16047%1940
Beacon College105 E. Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748Private190$31,496$31,49665%1989
Bethune-Cookman University640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114Private3724$14,410$14,41067%1904
Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus2173 NW 99th Avenue Miami, Florida 33172Private$319.00 (per credit)1980
Clearwater Christian College3400 Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33759-4595Private495$17,765$17,76570%1966
DeVry University-Orlando4000 Millenia Blvd, Orlando, FLPrivate
Eckerd College 4200 54th Avenue S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711Private1821$38,668$38,66872%1958
Edward Waters College1658 Kings Road, Jacksonville, FL 32209Private800$11,525$11,52527%1866
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University600 S. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114Private4679$31,948$31,94874%1926
Everglades University5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100,Boca Raton, FL 33431Private1998
Flagler College74 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084Private2846$16,180$16,18050%1968
Florida College119 N. Glen Arven Avenue, Temple Terrace, FL 33617Private558$14,490$14,49074%1946
Florida College System28 collegesPublic1933
Broward College225 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314Public670001959
Chipola College3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446Public2274$3,120$8,9501947
College of Central Florida3001 Southwest College Road, Ocala, FL 34474-4415Public18836$4367$15,2571957
Daytona State College1200 W. International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114Public18013$3,134$12,421100%1957
Eastern Florida State College3865 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935Public146161960
Edison State College8099 College Pky SW, Fort Myers, FL 33919Public15800Ê$3,281$12,97979%1962
Florida State College at Jacksonville501 W State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202Public80000$2,830$9,9441966
Gulf Coast State College5230 West Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401Public60581957
Indian River State College3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34981Public17247$2,764$10,201100%1959
Lake-Sumter State College9501 U.S. Highway 441, Leesburg, FL 34788Public7857$120.25 per credit hour$458.30 per credit hour1962
Miami Dade College300 N.E. Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33132-2204Public6500$3,426$11,9551959
Northwest Florida State College100 College Boulevard, Niceville, FL 32578Public14870$3,064$11,3731963
Palm Beach State College4200 Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33461Public48966$3,983$11,0001933
Pensacola State College1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, FL 32504-8998Public11235$4,410$11,9741948
Polk State College999 Avenue H, NE, Winter Haven, FL 33881-4299Public20000$3,717$14,0911964
Saint Johns River State College5001 Saint Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177-3897Public7921$2,592$9,3351958
Saint Petersburg CollegePO Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733Public65000$3,232$11,4771927
Santa Fe College3000 N.W. 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606-6200Public17391$2,457$9,0581966
Seminole State College of Florida100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, FL 32773Public327711965
South Florida State College600 W College Dr, Avon Park, FL 33825Public160001965
State College of Florida3000 N.W. 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606-6200Public300001957
Valencia College1800 South Kirkman Road, Orlando, FL 32811Public59958$4,150$12,43589%1967
Florida Institute of Technology150 W. University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901-6975Private3258$37,990$37,99061%1958
Florida Memorial University15800 N.W. 42nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33054Private1800$14,776$14,77642%1879
Florida National University4425 West Jose Regueiro (20th) Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33012Private1500$14,450$14,4501988
Florida Southern College111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, FL 33801-5698Private2192$29,990$29,99050%1883
Hobe Sound Bible College11298 SE Gomez Ave, Hobe Sound, FL 33455Private701960
Hodges University2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, FL 34119Private1879$12,740$12,74096%1990
Jacksonville University2800 University Boulevard N, Jacksonville, FL 32211Private3425$31,370$31,37047%1934
Johnson University Florida1011 Bill Beck Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34744Private371$15,070$15,0701976
Keiser University1900 W. Commercial Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309Private16039$16,284$16,2841977
Lynn University3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431Private1785$34,550$34,55078%1962
Miami International University of Art & Design1501 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33132Private2180$17,704$17,7041965
Northwood University2600 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409Private1000$23,132$23,13265%1984
Nova Southeastern University3301 College Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314Private5156$26,700$26,70058%1964
Palm Beach Atlantic University901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FLPrivate2887$26,274$26,27484%1968
Rasmussen College4755 Southwest 46th Court, Ocala, FL 34474Private1900
Ringling College of Art & Design2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234-5895Private1253$40,040$40,04073%1931
Rollins College1000 Holt Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789-4499Private1890$43,080$43,08059%1885
Saint John Vianney College Seminary2900 S.W. 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33165Private631959
Saint Leo UniversityPO Box 6665, Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665Private2234$20,110$20,11077%1889
Saint Thomas University16401 N.W. 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054Private1035$27,150$27,15043%1961
Saint Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary10701 S Military Trail, Boynton Beach, FL 33436Private731963
South Florida Bible College & Theological Seminary1100 S Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441Private$250.00 per credit hour$250.00 per credit hour1985
Southeastern University1000 Longfellow Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33801Private3083$22,202$22,20259%1935
State University System of Florida
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical (A&M) UniversityLee Hall, Suite 400, Tallahassee, FL 32307Public8930$5,785$17,72545%1887
Florida Atlantic University777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431Public25790$6,039$21,57548%1961
Florida Gulf Coast University10501 FGCU Boulevard S, Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565Public12861$6,118$24,25566%1991
Florida International UniversityUniversity Park, Miami, FL 33199Public39045$6,496$18,89543%1972
Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL 32306Public32528$6,507$21,67357%1851
New College of Florida5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243-2109Public793$6,872$29,90069%2001
University of Central Florida4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816Public51269$6,368$22,46749%1963
University of Florida201 Criser Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611Public33168$6,313$28,59147%1853
University of North Florida1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-7699Public14263$6,385$20,10353%1965
University of South Florida System
University of South Florida4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620-9951Public31100$6,410$17,32545%1956
University of South Florida Saint Petersburg140 Seventh Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701Public3422$5,716$15,63846%1965
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee8350 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243Public4500$5,587$16,50234%1975
University of West Florida11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514-5750Public10158$8,942$21,82448%1963
Stetson University421 N. Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32723Private2729$40,040$40,04059%1883
Trinity College of Florida2430 Welbilt Boulevard, Trinity, FL 34655Private224$16,926$16,92695%1932
University of MiamiPO Box 248025, Coral Gables, FL 33124Private11380$44,350$44,35041%1925
University of Tampa401 W. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606-1490Private6499$26,330$26,33052%1931
Warner University13895 US 27, Lake Wales, FL 33859Private1200$18,430$18,43050%1968
Webber International UniversityPO Box 96, Babson Park, FL 33827Private667$24,034$24,03464%1927

Size wise the largest colleges by student body are the Florida State College at Jacksonville (80,000 UGs) and Broward College (67,000). While the smallest establishments include Florida College (558 students) and Webber International University (667 students).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the lowest in-state tuition fees are offered Santa Fe College (2,457) and Saint Johns River State College ($2,592). The lowest costs for out of state students offered by public bodies are found at Chipola College ($8,950) and Santa Fe College ($9,058).

Conversely the highest priced public Florida colleges are the University of West Florida (Instate: $8,942),  the University of Florida (Out of state:$28,591), and the New College of Florida (In-state $6,872; Out of state: $29,900).

Of the private institutions. the lowest priced establishments in the list of Florida colleges are Edward Waters College ($11,525) and Hodges University ($12,740), whilst the most expensive universities in Florida state are University of Miami ($44,350) and Rollins College ($43,080).

The most selective colleges are Edward Waters College (27% acceptance rate) and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (34%). The oldest college is Florida State University established in 1851.

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