Florida In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Florida by In State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Florida by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Florida these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Florida list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Florida tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Florida are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Florida? Leading the colleges list is Chipola College in Marianna with an in state total cost of $8,480.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Florida's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Chipola College

Marianna, Public Not For Profit

$8,480 NA NA
#2 Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, Public Not For Profit

$9,464 NA NA
#3 Pensacola State College

Pensacola, Public Not For Profit

$10,914 NA NA
#4 Seminole State College of Florida

Sanford, Public Not For Profit

$11,025 NA NA
#5 College of Central Florida

Ocala, Public Not For Profit

$11,572 NA NA
#6 Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, Public Not For Profit

$12,506 NA NA
#7 Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Public Not For Profit

$12,774 NA NA
#8 Saint Johns River State College

Palatka, Public Not For Profit

$12,786 NA NA
#9 Gulf Coast State College

Panama City, Public Not For Profit

$12,804 NA NA
#10 Valencia College

Orlando, Public Not For Profit

$13,106 NA NA
#11 Santa Fe College

Gainesville, Public Not For Profit

$13,354 NA NA
#12 Northwest Florida State College

Niceville, Public Not For Profit

$13,503 NA NA
#13 Polk State College

Winter Haven, Public Not For Profit

$13,705 NA NA
#14 St Petersburg College

Largo, Public Not For Profit

$13,998 NA NA
#15 Hobe Sound Bible College

Hobe Sound, Private Not For Profit

$14,120 NA NA
#16 Florida SouthWestern State College

Fort Myers, Public Not For Profit

$15,851 NA NA
#17 Yeshivah Gedolah Rabbinical College

Miami Beach, Private Not For Profit

$16,800 NA NA
#18 Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Public Not For Profit

$16,990 42 30
#19 University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Public Not For Profit

$17,309 50 76
#20 The Baptist College of Florida

Graceville, Private Not For Profit

$17,362 38 45