Florida Private Colleges

List of Private Colleges and Universities in Florida

There are 53 private colleges and universities in Florida enrolling 159,330 students. Explore the list below to find the private college match for you. Private colleges are usually smaller in size, more expensive than public schools and often academically rigorous. If you feel you may have difficulty fitting into the large class sizes which are common on many public campuses, take a look at Florida private colleges.  Florida is home to popular private schools like University of Miami, The University of Tampa and Nova Southeastern University.


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University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 17,809enrollment
  • $31,726net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1420SAT range
  • 28-32ACT range
  • 3.6Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL
The University of Tampa

Private 4 Year

10 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 9,605enrollment
  • $33,020net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1230SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Nova Southeastern University
N
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Nova Southeastern University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 20,888enrollment
  • $26,317net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1240SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.99Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 22

Barry University
B
Miami, FL
Barry University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,515enrollment
  • $20,825net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.01Estimated Avg GPA

Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 4,053enrollment
  • $24,502net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.4Estimated Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
E
Daytona Beach, FL
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 8,797enrollment
  • $36,906net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1330SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.89Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Flagler College St Augustine
F
Saint Augustine, FL
Flagler College St Augustine

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 2,687enrollment
  • $25,324net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Florida Institute of Technology
F
Melbourne, FL
Florida Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 6,775enrollment
  • $33,313net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Eckerd College
E
Saint Petersburg, FL
Eckerd College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,822enrollment
  • $43,732net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

Lynn University
L
Boca Raton, FL
 
Lynn University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 3,232enrollment
  • $37,524net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Stetson University
S
DeLand, FL
Stetson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,462enrollment
  • $23,864net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.85Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach
P
West Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 3,704enrollment
  • $27,242net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.36Estimated Avg GPA

Saint Leo University
S
Saint Leo, FL
Saint Leo University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,832enrollment
  • $19,818net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Florida Southern College
F
Lakeland, FL
Florida Southern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 3,413enrollment
  • $27,091net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1280SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Bethune Cookman University
B
HBCU
Daytona Beach, FL
Bethune Cookman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 2,845enrollment
  • $17,016net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 840-980SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.11Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due May 30

Southeastern University
S
Lakeland, FL
Southeastern University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Florida

  • 9,546enrollment
  • $25,987net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Rollins College
R
Winter Park, FL
Rollins College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,104enrollment
  • $33,216net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

Ringling College of Art and Design
R
Sarasota, FL
 
Ringling College of Art and Design

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,624enrollment
  • $53,496net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA