Most Affordable Colleges in Florida for 2019

State of Florida
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Florida residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Florida residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Florida.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000


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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Indian River State College $8,400 Image $10,100 17% 17,598 N/A N/A
2 Palm Beach State College $9,000 Image $14,100 36% 30,052 N/A N/A
3 Miami Dade College $9,700 Image $21,800 55% 56,001 N/A N/A
3 University of Florida $9,700 Image $20,000 52% 35,247 1,357 42.01%
5 Hobe Sound Bible College $13,000 Image $16,600 22% 233 1,014 96.3%
6 The Baptist College of Florida $13,100 Image $18,800 30% 405 970 61.95%
7 The University of West Florida $14,600 Image $18,900 23% 10,002 1,190 49.58%
8 University of North Florida $15,200 Image $21,200 28% 14,255 1,185 58.71%
9 Edward Waters College $15,400 Image $25,000 38% 3,443 885 60.45%
9 University of South Florida-Main Campus $15,400 Image $21,400 28% 31,772 1,250 45.36%
11 Florida South Western College $15,600 Image $18,500 16% 15,731 N/A N/A
12 Florida State University $16,600 Image $21,600 23% 33,008 1,310 49.19%
13 University of South Florida-St Petersburg $16,700 Image $23,700 29% 4,251 1,165 39.93%
14 Florida Atlantic University $16,900 Image $24,400 31% 25,030 1,155 60.01%
15 Trinity Baptist College $17,000 Image $23,600 28% 353 940 34.47%
16 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University $17,500 Image $23,500 26% 8,024 1,045 45.63%
17 University of Central Florida $18,000 Image $22,200 19% 56,853 1,255 49.9%
18 Florida Gulf Coast University $18,200 Image $20,300 10% 13,854 1,145 64.26%
19 New College of Florida $19,800 Image $20,800 5% 835 1,298 68.96%
20 Florida International University $20,300 Image $23,900 15% 47,629 1,175 54.07%
21 Bethune-Cookman University $20,400 Image $29,600 31% 3,992 860 66.6%
22 Florida Memorial University $20,500 Image $28,400 28% 1,173 N/A 27.33%
22 Trinity College of Florida $20,500 Image $28,300 28% 189 925 91.8%
24 Warner University $21,700 Image $23,800 9% 1,002 950 41.48%
25 Florida College $22,100 Image $31,300 29% 508 1,005 73.76%
26 Eckerd College $24,900 Image $59,600 58% 2,037 1,214 72.73%
27 Florida Southern College $25,500 Image $56,400 55% 2,615 1,220 51.46%
28 Saint Leo University $26,000 Image $40,100 35% 9,671 1,060 58.49%
29 Flagler College-St Augustine $26,200 Image $34,000 23% 2,676 1,095 56.59%
30 Webber International University $27,000 Image $39,000 31% 626 990 49.23%
31 Ave Maria University $27,500 Image $36,100 24% 1,072 1,144 42.12%
31 Nova Southeastern University $27,500 Image $52,300 47% 4,497 1,205 58.17%
33 Johnson - Wales University-North Miami $27,800 Image $47,400 41% 1,453 N/A 78.31%
34 Jacksonville University $28,000 Image $52,600 47% 2,877 1,149 86.7%
35 Southeastern University $28,900 Image $39,600 27% 6,240 1,065 53.5%
36 St Thomas University $29,400 Image $47,200 38% 2,906 1,000 48.71%
37 Barry University $29,600 Image $46,600 37% 3,505 975 85.07%
38 Stetson University $29,800 Image $64,500 54% 3,065 1,199 67.83%
39 Palm Beach Atlantic University $32,000 Image $48,200 34% 3,003 1,120 97.39%
40 The University of Tampa $32,600 Image $43,700 25% 7,971 1,175 53.26%
41 Rollins College $32,800 Image $68,900 52% 2,612 1,234 63.89%
42 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach $33,000 Image $54,100 39% 5,729 1,208 74.91%
42 Florida Institute of Technology $33,000 Image $62,200 47% 3,635 1,244 63.46%
44 University of Miami $33,700 Image $68,200 51% 10,832 1,366 35.7%
45 Lynn University $37,400 Image $54,500 31% 2,204 1,015 84.63%
46 Beacon College $39,100 Image $60,000 35% 348 N/A 52.87%
47 Ringling College of Art and Design $50,700 Image $65,400 22% 1,456 N/A 63.91%
School data from 2016-2017
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