Cheapest Colleges in Florida by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Florida are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Florida? Leading the colleges list is Gulf Coast State College in Panama City with an in state tuition of $1,750.

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 rating methodology.

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.

Florida's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
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21) Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Tallahassee, Public Not For Profit
54 74
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22) Florida State University
Tallahassee, Public Not For Profit
88 81
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23) Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Public Not For Profit
51 73
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24) University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus
St. Petersburg, Public Not For Profit
62 81
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25) University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Public Not For Profit
65 79
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26) The University of West Florida
Pensacola, Public Not For Profit
69 83
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27) University of Florida
Gainesville, Public Not For Profit
91 83
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28) University of Central Florida
Orlando, Public Not For Profit
81 81
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29) University of South Florida Main Campus
Tampa, Public Not For Profit
77 84
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30) Florida International University
Miami, Public Not For Profit
60 79
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31) New College of Florida
Sarasota, Public Not For Profit
69 81
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32) Hobe Sound Bible College
Hobe Sound, Private Not For Profit
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33) South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary
Deerfield Beach, Private Not For Profit
- -
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34) University of Fort Lauderdale
Lauderhill, Private Not For Profit
- -
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35) Yeshivah Gedolah Rabbinical College
Miami Beach, Private Not For Profit
- -
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36) Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide
Daytona Beach, Private Not For Profit
- -
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37) Jose Maria Vargas University
Pembroke Pines, Private For Profit
- -
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38) Acupuncture and Massage College
Miami, Private For Profit
- -
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39) University of Phoenix North Florida Campus
Jacksonville, Private For Profit
- -
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40) The Baptist College of Florida
Graceville, Private Not For Profit
18 56