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152 Colleges
59,933 Yearly Graduations
$55,412 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,148 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, Florida is ranked #4 in the country with 59,933 degrees handed out in 2019. Florida colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $13,853 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $16,842 per year.

An estimated 56% of college students in Florida take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,787 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

There are 10,715 full-time undergraduates at BC, and 33,243 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,498 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from BC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Florida International University is 58,836, of which 49,049 students are undergraduates and of those, 27,551 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at FIU is 4.6 years.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

85% of FIU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,715 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% 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

There are 45,949 students at Valencia College in total, 16,488 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,918 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

#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 46,523, which includes 19,950 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

2% of MDC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,941 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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 71,881 students at UCF in total, 61,401 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 43,513 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UCF is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

24% of UCF students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,325 a year. UCF has a 4.2% 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 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 43,569, of which 32,543 students are undergraduates and of those, 29,072 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 32% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,141 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Florida State is $36,500.

#7

University of Florida

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

There are 34,931 undergraduates at UF, of which 31,476 are full-time, and there are 53,372 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UF is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 31%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,120 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average 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 30,805 students at FAU in total, 25,457 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 16,617 are full-time. It takes the average FAU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at FAU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,791 a year. FAU has a 5.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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 38,582 undergraduates at USF Tampa, of which 29,650 are full-time, and there are 50,626 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at USF Tampa. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 49%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at USF Tampa take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,839 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

#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 22,344 students at FSCJ in total, 7,053 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at FSCJ take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $2,704 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#11

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,583 Yearly Degrees
$53,682 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,334 undergraduates at U Miami, of which 10,737 are full-time, and there are 17,809 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at U Miami is 4.1 years.

About 33% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

28% of U Miami students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,841 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from U Miami with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $47,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,531 Yearly Degrees
$24,640 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,945 undergraduates at St. Leo University, of which 5,192 are full-time, and there are 9,832 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at St. Leo University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,928 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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 5,175 full-time undergraduates at Seminole State, and 16,298 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

15% of Seminole State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,832 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,114 Yearly Degrees
$10,296 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is 13,904, of which 10,328 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,811 are full-time. It takes the average Embry-Riddle Worldwide undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 87% are men and 13% are women.

Roughly 16% of students at Embry-Riddle Worldwide take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,352 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$30,884 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,605 students at UT in total, 8,657 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,333 are full-time. It takes the average UT undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,406 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% 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 16,926 students at UNF in total, 14,550 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,817 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNF, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,030 a year. UNF has a 4.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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
$33,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nova Southeastern University is 20,888, of which 6,314 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,366 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 29% are men and 71% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,030 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 13,871 undergraduates at FGCU, of which 11,098 are full-time, and there are 15,358 students altogether. For undergraduates at FGCU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at FGCU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,918 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
818 Yearly Degrees
$13,085 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,011 undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Florida, of which 4,275 are full-time, and there are 9,055 students altogether. For undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Florida, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

82% of Rasmussen University - Florida students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,363 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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 2,368 full-time undergraduates at CF, and 6,150 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

18% of CF students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,292 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average 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 20,330 students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale in total, 18,146 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,947 are full-time. For undergraduates at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 25% of accepted students are men, and 75% are women.

72% of Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $13,574 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#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 15,236, which includes 4,803 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Indian River State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,522 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Indian River State College is $25,100.

#23

Palm Beach State College

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

The total student population at Palm Beach State College is 26,666, which includes 7,907 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,792 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Palm Beach State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

St Petersburg College

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

The total student population at St Petersburg College is 26,430, which includes 8,152 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,832 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SPC is $28,000.

#25

Eastern Florida State College

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

There are 13,937 students at EFSC in total, 4,508 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,113 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from EFSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 The College of the Florida Keys 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 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 College 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 College 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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