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152 Colleges
59,933 Yearly Graduations
$53,859 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,873 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 59,933 students received a business degree from a college in Florida, making it rank #4 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $13,465 per year to get their degree at a college in Florida, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,571 per year.

An estimated 57% of college students in Florida take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,468 per year.

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#1

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
5,080 Yearly Degrees
$2,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Broward College is 38,976, which includes 11,835 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at BC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,439 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BC is $26,700.

Public Public vs. Private
4,755 Yearly Degrees
$6,565 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Florida International University is 58,711, of which 49,326 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,335 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at FIU. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,154 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from FIU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
4,588 Yearly Degrees
$2,474 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Valencia College is 47,940, which includes 16,689 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,573 a year. Valencia College has a 6.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Valencia College is $26,100.

#4

Miami Dade College

Miami, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
4,140 Yearly Degrees
$2,838 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Miami Dade College is 51,679, which includes 21,473 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,636 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MDC is $25,700.

#5

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
3,433 Yearly Degrees
$6,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 69,402 students at UCF in total, 59,371 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 42,468 are full-time. UCF has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at UCF take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,359 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCF is $37,100.

#6

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
3,177 Yearly Degrees
$6,517 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Florida State University is 42,450, of which 33,270 students are undergraduates and of those, 29,879 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Florida State is 4.3 years.

About 49% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,443 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#7

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
3,004 Yearly Degrees
$6,381 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 52,407 students at UF in total, 35,405 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 32,157 are full-time. UF has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 42% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,387 a year. UF has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UF is $42,600.

#8

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
2,017 Yearly Degrees
$4,879 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,740 undergraduates at FAU, of which 16,678 are full-time, and there are 30,061 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at FAU is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at FAU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,167 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from FAU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
1,963 Yearly Degrees
$6,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 44,246 students at USF Tampa in total, 32,684 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 25,457 are full-time. It takes the average USF Tampa undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 36% of students at USF Tampa take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,678 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USF Tampa is $36,800.

#10

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
1,799 Yearly Degrees
$2,657 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,515 full-time undergraduates at FSCJ, and 24,605 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

21% of FSCJ students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,739 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FSCJ is $27,700.

#11

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,583 Yearly Degrees
$51,930 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,811 students at U Miami in total, 11,307 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,701 are full-time. U Miami has a freshman retention rate of 91%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 36% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at U Miami take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,127 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from U Miami is $47,500.

#12

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,531 Yearly Degrees
$23,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,843 undergraduates at St. Leo University, of which 5,866 are full-time, and there are 10,912 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Leo University is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,473 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from St. Leo University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
1,233 Yearly Degrees
$3,131 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,754 students at Seminole State in total, 5,752 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,513 a year. Seminole State has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Seminole State is $27,900.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,114 Yearly Degrees
$9,912 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,304 undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Worldwide, of which 2,588 are full-time, and there are 13,773 students altogether. It takes the average Embry-Riddle Worldwide undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 90% are men and 10% are women.

24% of Embry-Riddle Worldwide students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,710 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Embry-Riddle Worldwide with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

The University of Tampa

Tampa, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
984 Yearly Degrees
$29,992 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The University of Tampa is 9,628, of which 8,697 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,441 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UT is 4.2 years.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

82% of UT students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,980 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UT is $39,100.

#16

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
937 Yearly Degrees
$5,964 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,734 undergraduates at UNF, of which 10,757 are full-time, and there are 17,117 students altogether. It takes the average UNF undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 59%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,072 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,800 during the early-career years.

#17

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
921 Yearly Degrees
$32,110 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,666 undergraduates at NUS Florida, of which 4,619 are full-time, and there are 20,576 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

48% of NUS Florida students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,417 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,300 during the early-career years.

#18

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
904 Yearly Degrees
$6,118 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Florida Gulf Coast University is 14,977, of which 13,722 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,211 are full-time. It takes the average FGCU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 40% of students at FGCU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,320 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FGCU is $35,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
818 Yearly Degrees
$10,935 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,808 students at Rasmussen University - Florida in total, 8,772 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,808 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 80% of students at Rasmussen University - Florida take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,935 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#20

College of Central Florida

Ocala, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
696 Yearly Degrees
$2,710 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,818 full-time undergraduates at CF, and 6,605 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,565 a year. CF has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CF with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
670 Yearly Degrees
$21,008 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,490 undergraduates at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, of which 10,479 are full-time, and there are 19,567 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Roughly 67% of students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $12,991 a year. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has a 6.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is $28,000.

#22

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
661 Yearly Degrees
$2,764 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Indian River State College is 16,942, which includes 5,461 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,735 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Indian River State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
656 Yearly Degrees
$2,444 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,139 full-time undergraduates at Palm Beach State College, and 31,289 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

7% of Palm Beach State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,642 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Palm Beach State College is $27,100.

#24

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
641 Yearly Degrees
$2,682 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,841 full-time undergraduates at SPC, and 28,853 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,400 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,000 during the early-career years.

#25

Eastern Florida State College

Cocoa, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
535 Yearly Degrees
$2,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,352 students at EFSC in total, 4,880 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,442 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

Other Florida Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Florida Institute of Technology - Online 515
27 Florida Institute of Technology 489
28 Daytona State College 485
29 Lynn University 481
30 Hillsborough Community College 459
31 The University of West Florida 453
31 Rollins College 453
33 University of South Florida - St. Petersburg 449
34 Barry University 399
35 Strayer University - Florida 372
36 Stetson University 353
37 Polk State College 350
38 Full Sail University 313
39 Florida Southern College 311
40 Flagler College - St Augustine 297
41 Pensacola State College 295
42 Jacksonville University 274
43 Southeastern University 257
44 University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee 247
45 Pasco-Hernando State College 242
46 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 238
47 DeVry University - Florida 233
48 Palm Beach Atlantic University 194
49 Florida SouthWestern State College 193
50 St. Thomas University 188
51 Everglades University 168
52 University of Florida-Online 156
53 Saint Johns River State College 144
54 University of Phoenix - Florida 134
55 Florida National University - Main Campus 130
56 Johnson & Wales University - North Miami 124
57 South Florida State College 118
58 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach 111
59 Hodges University 110
60 Northwest Florida State College 104
60 Santa Fe College 104
62 Warner University 93
63 Florida Technical College 92
64 San Ignacio University 88
65 Bethune - Cookman University 86
66 Webber International University 77
67 Eckerd College 75
68 Atlantis University 73
69 Millennia Atlantic University 70
70 Lake-Sumter State College 65
71 Miami Ad School - Wynwood 63
72 Ave Maria University 60
73 State College of Florida - Manatee - Sarasota 54
73 Orange Technical College - Mid Florida Campus 54
75 Florida Memorial University 52
76 Florida Keys Community College 50
77 AI Miami International University of Art and Design 46
77 Florida Career College - Boynton Beach 46
79 Atlantic Technical College 41
80 City College - Fort Lauderdale 39
81 Florida Career College - Hialeah 35
82 Gulf Coast State College 34
82 Edward Waters College 34
84 Miami Media School 32
85 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Miami 30
86 Florida Career College - Orlando 28
86 Florida Career College - Jacksonville 28
88 Florida Career College - Miami 26
88 Chipola College 26
90 William T McFatter Technical College 25
90 Erwin Technical College 25
92 Tallahassee Community College 24
92 Florida Career College - West Palm Beach 24
92 Florida Career College - Margate 24
95 Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes 22
95 North Florida Community College 22
95 New Professions Technical Institute 22
98 Florida College 21
99 Sheridan Technical College 20
99 Lake Technical College 20
101 Southern Technical College 19
101 Florida Career College - Tampa 19
103 Unilatina International College 18
104 Remington College - Heathrow Campus 17
104 Manatee Technical College 17
106 Suncoast Technical College 16
106 Beacon College 16
108 South University, West Palm Beach 15
108 Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater 15
110 Florida Career College 14
110 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Orlando 14
112 Schiller International University 13
112 City College - Altamonte Springs 13
114 Florida Polytechnic University 12
114 City College - Hollywood 12
114 Herzing University - Winter Park 12
117 Florida Gateway College 11
118 Trinity College of Florida 9
118 City College - Miami 9
118 City College - Gainesville 9
121 Fort Myers Technical College 8
121 Brewster Technical College 8
121 Lorenzo Walker Technical College 8
121 Ridge Technical College 8
121 Tom P Haney Technical Center 8
126 Orange Technical College - Orlando Campus 7
126 Trinity Baptist College 7
126 The Baptist College of Florida 7
129 Orange Technical College - Winter Park Campus 6
129 University of Fort Lauderdale 6
129 South University, Tampa 6
132 Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College 5
132 Lively Technical Center 5
134 College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay 4
134 Florida Education Institute 4
134 Immokalee Technical College 4
134 Traviss Technical College 4
138 Marion Technical College 3
138 Trinity International University - Florida 3
138 George Stone Technical Center 3
141 Ringling College of Art and Design 2
141 Johnson University Florida 2
141 South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary 2
141 Altierus Career College - Tampa 2
145 Florida Panhandle Technical College 1
145 Jose Maria Vargas University 1
147 Hobe Sound Bible College 0
147 College of Business and Technology-Hialeah 0
147 The Training Domain 0
147 Carlos Albizu University - Miami 0
147 College of Business and Technology-Flagler 0
147 Miami Regional University 0

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