Florida Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Florida?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Florida was $11,523 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of ($881) from the 2015-2016 average of $12,404 and represents a -7.1% annual decline. The list of Florida community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 9 community colleges and universities in Florida, the most popular being Hillsborough Community College with 10,623 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $1,931. Lake Sumter State College is the most expensive community school in Florida with an in-state tuition of $3,172.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Florida colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Florida or cheap Florida colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Florida Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, 5,320 Students
$1,892 - -
Florida Gateway College
Lake City, 1,218 Students
$2,369 - -
Florida Keys Community College
Key West, 371 Students
$2,483 - -
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, 10,623 Students
$1,931 - -
Lake Sumter State College
Leesburg, 1,671 Students
$3,172 - -
North Florida Community College
Madison, 369 Students
$2,280 - -
Pasco Hernando Community College
New Port Richey, 4,207 Students
$2,297 - -
South Florida Community College
Avon Park, 976 Students
$3,135 - -
Tallahassee Community College
Tallahassee, 5,922 Students
$2,002 - -