Florida Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend public college in Florida?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Florida was $2,975 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is a change of ($59) from the 2015-2016 average of $3,034 and represents a -1.94% annual decline. The list of Florida public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Florida and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 40 public colleges and universities in Florida, the most popular being University of Florida with 43,825 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,477. New College of Florida is the most expensive public school in Florida with an in-state tuition of $5,227.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Florida Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, 12,891 Students
$984 - -
Chipola College
Marianna, 949 Students
$2,365 - -
College of Central Florida
Ocala, 3,100 Students
$1,910 - -
Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, 4,596 Students
$3,071 - -
Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, 5,524 Students
$1,892 - -
Edison State College
Fort Myers, 5,730 Students
$2,436 - -
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Tallahassee, 8,199 Students
$3,152 55 78
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, 18,387 Students
$2,522 52 74
Florida Gateway College
Lake City, 1,038 Students
$2,369 - -
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, 11,247 Students
$4,191 60 78
Florida International University
Miami, 32,830 Students
$4,721 65 82
Florida Keys Community College
Key West, 375 Students
$2,483 - -
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville, 7,246 Students
$2,518 - -
Florida State University  Best Value
Tallahassee, 35,201 Students
$4,022 79 79
Gulf Coast State College
Panama City, 1,850 Students
$1,750 - -
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, 10,924 Students
$1,931 - -
Indian River State College
Fort Pierce, 6,138 Students
$2,496 - -
Lake Sumter State College
Leesburg, 1,381 Students
$3,172 - -
Miami Dade College
Miami, 21,075 Students
$1,987 - -
New College of Florida  Best Value
Sarasota, 875 Students
$5,227 72 82