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.

Florida's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 Florida State University

Tallahassee, Public Not For Profit

$17,436 69 93
#22 University of Florida

Gainesville, Public Not For Profit

$17,451 82 96
#23 University of Phoenix North Florida Campus

Jacksonville, Private For Profit

$17,476 NA NA
#24 University of Phoenix South Florida Campus

Plantation, Private For Profit

$17,537 NA NA
#25 University of Phoenix Central Florida Campus

Maitland, Private For Profit

$17,550 NA NA
#26 University of Phoenix West Florida Campus

Temple Terrace, Private For Profit

$17,550 NA NA
#27 University of Central Florida

Orlando, Public Not For Profit

$17,578 62 87
#28 New College of Florida

Sarasota, Public Not For Profit

$17,645 71 97
#29 South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary

Deerfield Beach, Private Not For Profit

$17,820 NA NA
#30 Jose Maria Vargas University

Pembroke Pines, Private For Profit

$17,880 NA NA
#31 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Tallahassee, Public Not For Profit

$17,909 35 26
#32 Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, Public Not For Profit

$17,969 NA NA
#33 The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Public Not For Profit

$18,022 49 72
#34 Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Public Not For Profit

$18,077 47 76
#35 University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus

St. Petersburg, Public Not For Profit

$18,757 50 67
#36 Florida International University

Miami, Public Not For Profit

$19,051 52 79
#37 University of South Florida Main Campus

Tampa, Public Not For Profit

$19,346 61 91
#38 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide

Daytona Beach, Private Not For Profit

$19,716 NA NA
#39 Remington College

Heathrow, Private Not For Profit

$21,183 NA NA
#40 Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Orlando, Private Not For Profit

$21,276 59 53