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
#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
#41 Schiller International University

Largo, Private For Profit

$21,360 NA NA
#42 Trinity Baptist College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$21,382 27 5
#43 Miami Dade College

Miami, Public Not For Profit

$21,640 NA NA
#44 Brown Mackie College Miami

Miami, Private For Profit

$21,861 NA NA
#45 Millennia Atlantic University

Doral, Private For Profit

$22,020 NA NA
#46 Talmudic College of Florida

Miami Beach, Private Not For Profit

$22,150 NA NA
#47 Southwest Florida College

Fort Myers, Private For Profit

$22,321 NA NA
#48 Edward Waters College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$22,888 12 1
#49 Remington College Tampa Campus

Tampa, Private Not For Profit

$23,218 NA NA
#50 American InterContinental University South Florida

Weston, Private For Profit

$23,482 NA NA
#51 State College of Florida Manatee Sarasota

Bradenton, Public Not For Profit

$23,534 NA NA
#52 DeVry University Florida

Miramar, Private For Profit

$23,769 NA NA
#53 Herzing University Winter Park

Winter Park, Private Not For Profit

$24,514 NA NA
#54 Lincoln College of Technology West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, Private For Profit

$24,557 NA NA
#55 Florida National University

Hialeah, Private For Profit

$24,935 NA NA
#56 Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Public Not For Profit

$25,334 NA NA
#57 Trinity College of Florida

Trinity, Private Not For Profit

$25,350 23 3
#58 Johnson University Florida

Kissimmee, Private Not For Profit

$25,660 38 17
#59 Bethune Cookman University

Daytona Beach, Private Not For Profit

$25,726 14 NA
#60 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Orlando

Orlando, Private Not For Profit

$25,890 NA NA
#61 City College Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Private Not For Profit

$26,090 NA NA
#62 City College Gainesville

Gainesville, Private Not For Profit

$26,090 NA NA
#63 City College Miami

Miami, Private Not For Profit

$26,090 NA NA
#64 Digital Media Arts College

Boca Raton, Private For Profit

$26,171 NA NA
#65 Trinity International University Florida

Davie, Private Not For Profit

$26,234 NA NA
#66 Florida Memorial University

Miami Gardens, Private Not For Profit

$26,512 NA NA
#67 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Miami Campus

Miami, Private Not For Profit

$26,539 NA NA
#68 Hodges University

Naples, Private Not For Profit

$26,748 NA NA
#69 AI Miami International University of Art and Design

Miami, Private For Profit

$26,797 NA NA
#70 Florida College

Temple Terrace, Private Not For Profit

$27,290 49 31
#71 University of Fort Lauderdale

Lauderhill, Private Not For Profit

$28,195 NA NA
#72 Acupuncture and Massage College

Miami, Private For Profit

$29,163 NA NA
#73 Everglades University

Boca Raton, Private Not For Profit

$29,400 NA NA
#74 Carlos Albizu University Miami

Miami, Private Not For Profit

$31,503 NA NA
#75 Chamberlain College of Nursing Florida

Jacksonville, Private For Profit

$32,115 NA NA
#76 Warner University

Lake Wales, Private Not For Profit

$32,210 NA NA
#77 Flagler College St Augustine

Saint Augustine, Private Not For Profit

$32,660 NA NA
#78 Full Sail University

Winter Park, Private For Profit

$33,443 NA NA
#79 Northwood University Florida

West Palm Beach, Private Not For Profit

$34,728 NA NA
#80 Ave Maria University

Ave Maria, Private Not For Profit

$35,104 43 64
#81 Saint John Vianney College Seminary

Miami, Private Not For Profit

$36,000 NA NA
#82 Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Private Not For Profit

$37,916 NA NA
#83 Southeastern University

Lakeland, Private Not For Profit

$38,250 35 4
#84 Webber International University

Babson Park, Private Not For Profit

$38,676 23 1
#85 Florida Career College Miami

Miami, Private For Profit

$40,129 NA NA
#86 The University of Tampa

Tampa, Private Not For Profit

$42,628 56 22
#87 Barry University

Miami, Private Not For Profit

$42,988 43 56
#88 Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, Private Not For Profit

$43,976 54 53
#89 St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, Private Not For Profit

$44,550 47 54
#90 Johnson & Wales University North Miami

North Miami, Private Not For Profit

$46,622 NA NA
#91 Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Private Not For Profit

$46,708 57 64
#92 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, Private Not For Profit

$50,014 NA NA
#93 Florida Southern College

Lakeland, Private Not For Profit

$50,750 61 71
#94 Lynn University

Boca Raton, Private Not For Profit

$52,100 51 8
#95 Beacon College

Leesburg, Private Not For Profit

$53,826 NA NA
#96 Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$54,070 55 66
#97 Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, Private Not For Profit

$56,550 65 54
#98 Eckerd College

Saint Petersburg, Private Not For Profit

$60,472 62 38
#99 Stetson University

DeLand, Private Not For Profit

$62,698 NA NA
#100 Ringling College of Art and Design

Sarasota, Private Not For Profit

$66,250 NA NA
#101 Rollins College

Winter Park, Private Not For Profit

$66,866 NA NA
#102 University of Miami

Coral Gables, Private Not For Profit

$67,588 87 91