The Best Value Florida Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Florida for 2024

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Florida based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking factored against the typical net price paid by students - to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2024 as the overall best value college in Florida is University of Florida with a 10 out of 10 academic rating for a comparatively affordable $10,075 average net price. The highest value public state college is also University of Florida. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


27 results

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL

University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#1 Best Value in Florida

  • 55,781enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 30%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#2 Best Value in Florida

  • 45,130enrollment
  • $12,815net price
  • 37%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1340SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • 3.7Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL

University of Miami

Private 4 Year

14 reviews

#3 Best Value in Florida

  • 19,096enrollment
  • $31,726net price
  • 28%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

University of South Florida Main Campus
S
Tampa, FL

University of South Florida Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Value in Florida

  • 49,708enrollment
  • $10,004net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1330SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.64Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL

University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#5 Best Value in Florida

  • 70,310enrollment
  • $11,108net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1350SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.64Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Stetson University
S
DeLand, FL

Stetson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Value in Florida

  • 4,257enrollment
  • $23,864net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1295SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Florida Southern College
F
Lakeland, FL

Florida Southern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Florida

  • 3,386enrollment
  • $27,091net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1335SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Florida

  • 3,995enrollment
  • $24,502net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1250SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Florida Institute of Technology
F
Melbourne, FL

Florida Institute of Technology

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Value in Florida

  • 7,830enrollment
  • $33,313net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1340SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

Nova Southeastern University
N
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Nova Southeastern University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Value in Florida

  • 20,898enrollment
  • $26,317net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1310SAT range
  • 20-30ACT range
  • 3.99Avg GPA

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

Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Value in Florida

  • 3,687enrollment
  • $27,242net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.36Estimated Avg GPA

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
E
Daytona Beach, FL

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Value in Florida

  • 9,593enrollment
  • $36,906net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences
F
Orlando, FL

Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Value in Florida

  • 1,667enrollment
  • $23,897net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1140SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

The University of Tampa
T
Tampa, FL

The University of Tampa

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

#14 Best Value in Florida

  • 10,794enrollment
  • $33,020net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1240SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Bethune Cookman University
B
HBCU
Daytona Beach, FL

Bethune Cookman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Value in Florida

  • 2,624enrollment
  • $17,016net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 820-990SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Lynn University
L
Boca Raton, FL

Lynn University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#16 Best Value in Florida

  • 3,385enrollment
  • $37,524net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
F
HBCU
Tallahassee, FL

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in Florida

  • 9,000enrollment
  • $12,903net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#18 Best Value in Florida

  • 30,155enrollment
  • $11,451net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1