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85 Colleges
10,788 Yearly Graduations
$48,116 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,547 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 10,788 students received a teaching degree from a college in Florida, making it rank #7 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $12,029 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $16,396 a year.

About 44% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,137 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
1,597 Yearly Degrees
$6,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Central Florida is 68,475, of which 58,821 students are undergraduates and of those, 41,852 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

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

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

#2

Nova Southeastern University

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

There are 20,435 students at NUS Florida in total, 4,904 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,685 are full-time. 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.

Roughly 48% of students at NUS Florida take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

Students who graduate from NUS Florida with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Florida International University is 57,942, of which 48,818 students are undergraduates and of those, 27,906 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 22% of students at FIU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,154 a year. FIU has a 3.7% 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 FIU is $38,700.

#4

Rasmussen College - Florida

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

There are 8,760 students at Rasmussen College - Florida in total, 8,748 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,847 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 80% of students at Rasmussen College - Florida take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,935 a year. Rasmussen College - Florida has a 7.3% 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 $27,500 during the early-career years.

#5

University of Florida

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

There are 35,491 undergraduates at UF, of which 32,209 are full-time, and there are 52,218 students altogether. UF has a freshman retention rate of 96%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 42%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 19% of students at UF take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,387 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,600 during the early-career years.

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

The total student population at University of South Florida - Main Campus is 43,846, of which 32,240 students are undergraduates and of those, 24,834 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USF Tampa is 4.4 years.

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

36% of USF Tampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,678 a year. USF Tampa has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from USF Tampa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
562 Yearly Degrees
$5,776 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,847 students at UWF in total, 9,733 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,789 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at UWF take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,488 a year. UWF has a 6.0% 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 UWF is $31,500.

#8

Florida State University

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

There are 32,472 undergraduates at Florida State, of which 29,040 are full-time, and there are 41,005 students altogether. Florida State has a freshman retention rate of 94%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 49% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% 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 student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#9

Florida Atlantic University

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

The total student population at Florida Atlantic University is 29,772, of which 24,376 students are undergraduates and of those, 16,436 are full-time. For undergraduates at FAU, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

38% of FAU students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#10

University of North Florida

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

There are 16,776 students at UNF in total, 14,583 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,452 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,072 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UNF with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Miami Regional University

Miami Springs, Florida
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
280 Yearly Degrees

There are 676 students at Miami Regional University in total, 346 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 203 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 23% of accepted students are men, and 77% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,536 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,500 during the early-career years.

#12

Florida Gulf Coast University

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

There are 13,877 undergraduates at FGCU, of which 11,191 are full-time, and there are 15,031 students altogether. It takes the average FGCU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 40% of students at FGCU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,320 a year. FGCU has a 3.9% 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 $35,200 during the early-career years.

#13

Southeastern University

Lakeland, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$26,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southeastern University is 8,755, of which 7,704 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,877 are full-time. It takes the average SEU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,287 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SEU is $30,000.

#14

Saint Leo University

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

There are 11,808 students at St. Leo University in total, 8,662 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,112 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Leo University is 4.2 years.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

82% of St. Leo University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,473 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,900 during the early-career years.

#15

St Petersburg College

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

The total student population at St Petersburg College is 29,183, which includes 8,758 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at SPC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,400 a year. SPC has a 3.0% 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 SPC is $28,000.

#16

Miami Dade College

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

There are 54,973 students at MDC in total, 22,292 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

3% of MDC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,636 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from MDC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
133 Yearly Degrees
$32,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,227 students at STU in total, 2,692 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 899 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 49%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at STU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,670 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from STU is $37,400.

#18

Broward College

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

The total student population at Broward College is 40,784, which includes 11,749 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,439 a year. BC has a 7.0% 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 $26,700 during the early-career years.

#19

Polk State College

Winter Haven, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
118 Yearly Degrees
$3,366 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,591 students at Polk State in total, 3,675 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Polk State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,085 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
115 Yearly Degrees
$5,821 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,153 undergraduates at USF St. Petersburg, of which 2,789 are full-time, and there are 4,727 students altogether. For undergraduates at USF St. Petersburg, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 40% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at USF St. Petersburg take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,134 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#21

Palm Beach State College

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

There are 31,816 students at Palm Beach State College in total, 8,112 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Palm Beach State College take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#22

The University of Tampa

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

There are 9,333 students at UT in total, 8,441 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,146 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

82% of UT students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,980 a year. UT has a 2.6% 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 UT is $39,100.

#23

Flagler College - St Augustine

Saint Augustine, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
97 Yearly Degrees
$19,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,608 students at Flagler St. Augustine in total, 2,600 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,555 are full-time. It takes the average Flagler St. Augustine undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at Flagler St. Augustine take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,789 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Flagler St. Augustine with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Valencia College

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

There are 46,521 students at Valencia College in total, 16,101 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

20% of Valencia College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,573 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#25

Barry University

Miami, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$30,014 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,483 undergraduates at Barry University, of which 2,968 are full-time, and there are 7,186 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Barry University is 4.6 years.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,277 a year. Barry University has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Barry University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Florida Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Florida SouthWestern State College 84
27 Florida Southern College 83
28 Hillsborough Community College 82
29 State College of Florida - Manatee - Sarasota 75
29 Stetson University 75
31 Indian River State College 68
31 Daytona State College 68
33 Warner University 62
34 Saint Johns River State College 57
35 University of Miami 56
36 Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale 53
36 Seminole State College of Florida 53
38 University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee 51
39 Northwest Florida State College 50
40 Palm Beach Atlantic University 44
40 Florida Gateway College 44
42 Tallahassee Community College 41
43 Florida Memorial University 39
44 Lynn University 37
45 Full Sail University 36
46 Jacksonville University 34
47 Florida State College at Jacksonville 30
48 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 29
49 Pasco-Hernando State College 28
50 College of Central Florida 26
50 Santa Fe College 26
50 Rollins College 26
53 Chipola College 21
53 Eastern Florida State College 21
55 William T McFatter Technical College 20
56 Bethune - Cookman University 19
57 Edward Waters College 15
57 Gulf Coast State College 15
59 South Florida State College 13
60 Florida Institute of Technology 12
60 Strayer University - Florida 12
62 Trinity Baptist College 11
62 Carlos Albizu University - Miami 11
62 Florida College 11
65 Pensacola State College 10
66 The Baptist College of Florida 8
67 Ridge Technical College 7
68 Hobe Sound Bible College 6
69 Adventist University of Health Sciences 5
69 Ave Maria University 5
71 Johnson University Florida 4
72 San Ignacio University 3
73 Trinity International University - Florida 2
73 Southern Technical College 2
73 Trinity College of Florida 2
76 University of Phoenix - Florida 1
76 Jose Maria Vargas University 1
78 North Florida Community College 0
78 Charlotte Technical College 0
78 College of Business and Technology-Hialeah 0
78 Lake-Sumter State College 0
78 DeVry University - Florida 0
78 University of Florida-Online 0
78 Florida National University - Main Campus 0
78 College of Business and Technology-Flagler 0

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