Colleges and Universities in Florida

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Orlando, Florida
$22.416 Public 49%
2
Gainesville, Florida
$28.541 Public 47%
3
Tallahassee, Florida
$21.673 Public 57%
4
Miami, Florida
$11.955 Public 0%
5
Miami, Florida
$18.895 Public 43%
6
Tampa, Florida
$17.324 Public 45%
7
Winter Park, Florida
$22.088 Private For-Profit 81%
8
Orlando, Florida
$14.436 Private For-Profit 52%
9
Orlando, Florida
$9.005 Public 0%
10
Boca Raton, Florida
$21.542 Public 48%
11
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
$8.712 Public 0%
12
Tampa, Florida
$9.111 Public 0%
13
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
$15.664 Private For-Profit 93%
14
Jacksonville, Florida
$20.756 Public 53%
15
Lake Worth, Florida
$8.612 Public 0%
16
Coral Gables, Florida
$42.852 Private Non-Profit 40%
17
Tampa, Florida
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
18
Fort Myers, Florida
$25.440 Public 66%
19
Jacksonville, Florida
$9.944 Public 0%
20
Clearwater, Florida
$11.477 Public 0%
21
Tallahassee, Florida
$17.725 Public 45%
22
Saint Leo, Florida
$19.920 Private Non-Profit 77%
23
Pensacola, Florida
$19.238 Public 48%
24
Sanford, Florida
$11.456 Public 0%
25
Daytona Beach, Florida
$12.391 Public 0%
26
Tallahassee, Florida
$8.051 Public 0%
27
Cocoa, Florida
$9.739 Public 0%
28
Gainesville, Florida
$9.157 Public 0%
29
Fort Pierce, Florida
$10.201 Public 0%
30
Tampa, Florida
$25.772 Private Non-Profit 52%
31
Miami, Florida
$18.184 Private For-Profit 0%
32
Fort Myers, Florida
$12.979 Public 0%
33
Pensacola, Florida
$10.875 Public 0%
34
Daytona Beach, Florida
$32.044 Private Non-Profit 74%
35
Bradenton, Florida
$11.597 Public 0%
36
Tampa, Florida
$15.156 Private For-Profit 32%
37
New Port Richey, Florida
$11.792 Public 0%
38
Winter Haven, Florida
$12.272 Public 0%
39
Miami, Florida
$28.160 Private Non-Profit 47%
40
Orlando, Florida
$0 Private For-Profit 100%
41
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
$25.430 Private Non-Profit 57%
42
Orlando, Florida
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
43
Daytona Beach, Florida
$14.410 Private Non-Profit 67%
44
Ocala, Florida
$10.126 Public 0%
45
Daytona Beach, Florida
$32.044 Private Non-Profit 99%
46
St. Petersburg, Florida
$16.736 Public 44%
47
Melbourne, Florida
$36.020 Private Non-Profit 60%
48
Saint Augustine, Florida
$16.180 Private Non-Profit 50%
49
Niceville, Florida
$11.373 Public 0%
50
Ocala, Florida
$10.764 Private For-Profit 74%

Education in Florida

As of June 2014, 21.11 of Florida’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 8.72, four-year graduates – 16.81 and Master graduates – 6.34 of the Florida population.

Education of Florida

As of June 2014, the Florida’s average income per capita is 26451, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 47309. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 5.7 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 40.5. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 7 and 0 respectively.

Cost of living in Florida

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Florida makes 99, with the cost of food being 104 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 101. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 92. The index of Florida’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 97. The average transportation costs make 104, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 100 points.

Air pollution and health in Florida

Florida’s index of air quality is 77.6 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 64 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 84 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 248 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Florida

Florida’s annual rainfall is 54.5 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 0, while the United States in general get 25. There are 111 days with measurable precipitation, and 237 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 90.8 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 49.8 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 27 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov