Top Florida Colleges Comparison

Florida Colleges Rankings and Academic Comparison

Next table compares the 2020 Top Florida Colleges in perspective of admission rate, college costs, completion rates, test scores, and more academic characteristicsThe schools are ranked and selected by our ranking method and only qualified schools are included in the ranking. See our ranking methodology for State best schools
There are 13 public and 28 private schools in 2020 Top Florida Colleges. The average acceptance rate of 2020 Top Florida Colleges is 60.83% and the average admission yield is 31.26%.The average tuition & fees of the 2020 Top Florida Colleges is $25,936 based on out-of-state rate. The average graduation rate is 51.69% and the average student to faculty ratio is 16.12:1 (6.20%). In average, 12,819 students are attending to one of the schools.
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2020 Top Florida Colleges Comparison Table
RankNameScoreAcceptance RateYieldTuition & FeesTest ScoresStudent PopulationStudent: Faculty
1 Gainesville, FLPublic, 4 Years87.7 38.8 % 45.1 % $28,659 1,360 SAT
88 ACT
52,218 18:1
2 Coral Gables, FLPrivate, 4 Years87.4 32.1 % 21.5 % $51,930 1,340 SAT
91 ACT
17,331 12:1
3 Tallahassee, FLPublic, 4 Years87.1 36.8 % 34.2 % $18,786 1,275 SAT
83 ACT
41,005 21:1
4 Sarasota, FLPublic, 4 Years86.6 32.4 % 45.2 % $16,501 1,212 SAT
75 ACT
2,069 12:1
5 Orlando, FLPublic, 4 Years86.6 42.5 % 40.7 % $22,467 1,250 SAT
79 ACT
68,475 30:1
6 Miami, FLPublic, 4 Years86.4 58.6 % 39.1 % $18,963 1,175 SAT
73 ACT
57,942 26:1
7 Tampa, FLPublic, 4 Years86.3 42.6 % 29.7 % $17,324 1,250 SAT
80 ACT
43,846 22:1
8 Tallahassee, FLPublic, 4 Years85.9 38.9 % 39.3 % $17,725 1,105 SAT
62 ACT
10,021 16:1
9 St. Petersburg, FLPublic, 4 Years85.8 38.6 % 33.5 % $16,736 1,175 SAT
72 ACT
4,727 18:1
10 Lakeland, FLPrivate, 4 Years85.8 48.1 % 61.3 % $26,620 1,055 SAT
62 ACT
8,755 18:1
11 Pensacola, FLPublic, 4 Years85.8 42.4 % 45.0 % $19,241 1,165 SAT
73 ACT
12,847 21:1
12 Boca Raton, FLPublic, 4 Years85.6 59.3 % 31.1 % $17,324 1,160 SAT
69 ACT
29,772 21:1
13 Tampa, FLPrivate, 4 Years85.5 48.7 % 19.9 % $29,992 1,170 SAT
72 ACT
9,333 17:1
14 West Palm Beach, FLPrivate, 4 Years85.3 95.3 % 38.2 % $32,500 1,110 SAT
68 ACT
3,705 12:1
15 Saint Petersburg, FLPrivate, 4 Years85.3 67.7 % 17.8 % $46,096 1,180 SAT
76 ACT
2,006 12:1
16 Ave Maria, FLPrivate, 4 Years85.2 82.9 % 29.0 % $21,854 1,155 SAT
70 ACT
1,122 14:1
17 Jacksonville, FLPublic, 4 Years85.1 61.1 % 28.3 % $20,793 1,200 SAT
70 ACT
16,776 19:1
18 Daytona Beach, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.9 65.5 % 36.0 % $36,868 - 6,613 17:1
19 Sarasota, FLPublic, 4 Years84.8 76.8 % 18.7 % $29,944 1,320 SAT
84 ACT
837 8:1
20 Fort Myers, FLPublic, 4 Years84.8 64.9 % 30.4 % $25,162 1,135 SAT
68 ACT
15,031 22:1
21 Saint Leo, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.7 60.3 % 19.0 % $23,750 1,055 SAT
66 ACT
11,808 14:1
22 Fort Lauderdale, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.7 78.5 % 17.8 % $32,110 1,185 SAT
75 ACT
20,435 17:1
23 Miramar, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.5 95.2 % 90.0 % $18,083 - 804 22:1
24 Melbourne, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.5 65.0 % 12.9 % $42,470 1,245 SAT
83 ACT
6,271 14:1
25 Winter Park, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.3 66.6 % 15.1 % $51,700 - 3,127 10:1
26 Jacksonville, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.3 89.9 % 16.1 % $38,140 1,053 SAT
70 ACT
4,213 11:1
27 Lakeland, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.2 50.2 % 19.4 % $37,640 1,215 SAT
77 ACT
3,154 14:1
28 DeLand, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.2 68.4 % 9.8 % $47,630 - 4,341 13:1
29 Miami Gardens, FLPrivate, 4 Years84.2 51.5 % 17.2 % $32,000 1,045 SAT
55 ACT
4,227 12:1
30 Boca Raton, FLPrivate, 4 Years83.7 69.4 % 59.0 % $18,320 - 2,262 18:1
31 Boca Raton, FLPrivate, 4 Years83.6 70.5 % 12.0 % $38,930 1,080 SAT
63 ACT
3,093 18:1
32 Miami, FLPrivate, 4 Years82.7 91.2 % 13.4 % $30,014 995 SAT
57 ACT
7,186 12:1
33 Naples, FLPrivate, 4 Years82.6 76.6 % 45.9 % $14,300 - 1,051 12:1
34 Sarasota, FLPrivate, 4 Years82.4 - - $13,438 - 463 11:1
35 Tampa, FLPrivate, 4 Years82.3 - - $13,515 - 2,205 21:1
36 Fort Lauderdale, FLPrivate, 4 Years82.1 - - $21,008 - 19,510 12:1
37 Daytona Beach, FLPrivate, 4 Years82.0 - - $14,814 - 3,773 17:1
38 Melbourne, FLPrivate, 4 Years81.6 - - $12,240 - 2,310 16:1
39 Winter Park, FLPrivate, 4 Years81.6 - - $24,513 - 20,170 26:1
40 Tampa, FLPrivate, 4 Years81.1 - - $13,704 - 495 10:1
41 Orlando, FLPrivate, 4 Years80.2 - - $9,552 - 246 5:1
Average84.5 60.8 % 31.3 % $25,936 1,173 SAT
73 ACT
12,819 16.1:1
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