The Best Florida Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Florida

There are 138 colleges and universities in Florida enrolling 563,156 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Florida below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Florida offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg or Hialeah.

The best college in Florida is University of Florida and the top public state college is also University of Florida.

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    • SAT Range 1280/1440
    • ACT Range 27/32
    • Average HS GPA 4.1
    • Students: 52,218
    • Tuition:$6,381
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
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    University of Florida

    • SAT Range 1250/1430
    • ACT Range 29/32
    • Average HS GPA 4.2
    • Students: 17,331
    • Tuition:$50,226
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 32%
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    University of Miami

    • SAT Range 1200/1350
    • ACT Range 26/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.88
    • Students: 41,005
    • Tuition:$5,656
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 37%
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    Florida State University

    • SAT Range 1160/1340
    • ACT Range 25/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.81
    • Students: 68,475
    • Tuition:$6,368
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 43%
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    University of Central Florida

    • SAT Range 1170/1330
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.86
    • Students: 43,846
    • Tuition:$6,410
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 43%
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    University of South Florida Main Campus

    • SAT Range 1130/1300
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.62
    • Students: 3,154
    • Tuition:$36,348
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 50%
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    Florida Southern College

    • SAT Range 1220/1420
    • ACT Range 26/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.92
    • Students: 837
    • Tuition:$6,916
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 77%
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    New College of Florida

    • SAT Range 1150/1340
    • ACT Range 25/30
    • Average HS GPA 3.58
    • Students: 6,271
    • Tuition:$41,850
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
    • SAT Range 1090/1250
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.3
    • Students: 9,333
    • Tuition:$29,208
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
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    The University of Tampa

    • SAT Range 1080/1280
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.34
    • Students: 2,006
    • Tuition:$44,540
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 68%
    • SAT Range 1080/1250
    • ACT Range 22/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 12,847
    • Tuition:$6,360
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 42%
    • SAT Range 1030/1220
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 2,608
    • Tuition:$18,950
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
    • SAT Range 1120/1280
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.73
    • Students: 16,776
    • Tuition:$6,394
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
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    University of North Florida

    • SAT Range 1090/1260
    • ACT Range 23/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.84
    • Students: 57,942
    • Tuition:$6,546
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
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    Florida International University

    • SAT Range 1100/1250
    • ACT Range 23/27
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 4,727
    • Tuition:$5,821
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
    • SAT Range 1080/1240
    • ACT Range 21/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.46
    • Students: 29,772
    • Tuition:$4,831
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
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    Florida Atlantic University

    • SAT Range 1080/1290
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.79
    • Students: 20,435
    • Tuition:$30,900
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 79%
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    Nova Southeastern University

    • SAT Range 960/1150
    • ACT Range 19/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 11,808
    • Tuition:$23,020
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
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    Saint Leo University

    • SAT Range 950/1160
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.35
    • Students: 8,755
    • Tuition:$25,870
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 48%
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    Southeastern University

    • SAT Range 1040/1170
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.27
    • Students: 10,021
    • Tuition:$5,785
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 39%
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    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    • SAT Range 1000/1220
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.36*
    • Students: 3,705
    • Tuition:$31,450
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 95%
    • SAT Range 1060/1210
    • ACT Range 21/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.37
    • Students: 15,031
    • Tuition:$6,118
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 65%
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    Florida Gulf Coast University

    • SAT Range 1050/1260
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 1,122
    • Tuition:$20,850
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 83%
    • SAT Range 890/1090
    • ACT Range 16/21
    • Average HS GPA 2.97*
    • Students: 1,116
    • Tuition:$21,694
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 35%
    • SAT Range 900/1200
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.39
    • Students: 4,213
    • Tuition:$36,670
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 90%