The Best Value Florida Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Florida for 2022

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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Florida is University of Florida. 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.


24 results

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#1 Best Value in Florida

  • 53,372enrollment
  • $10,075net price
  • 31%acceptance rate
  • 1290-1460SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.88Avg GPA

Applications Due Nov 1

Florida State University
F
Tallahassee, FL
Florida State University

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#2 Best Value in Florida

  • 43,569enrollment
  • $12,815net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 4.16Avg Weighted GPA

University of Miami
M
Coral Gables, FL
University of Miami

Private 4 Year

13 reviews

#3 Best Value in Florida

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

  • 50,626enrollment
  • $10,004net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 4.01Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Value in Florida

  • 71,881enrollment
  • $11,108net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 4.16Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Florida International University
F
Miami, FL
Florida International University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#6 Best Value in Florida

  • 58,836enrollment
  • $8,988net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1260SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Jacksonville University
J
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Florida

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

Applications Due Jun 1

Florida Southern College
F
Lakeland, FL
Florida Southern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Value in Florida

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

#9 Best Value in Florida

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

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Value in Florida

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

Applications Due Jul 1

Nova Southeastern University
N
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Nova Southeastern University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#11 Best Value in Florida

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

Applications Due Jul 22

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

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

Applications Due Jul 1

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

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $23,897net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1140SAT range
  • 21-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

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

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#14 Best Value in Florida

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

Applications Due Mar 1

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

Private 4 Year

10 reviews

#15 Best Value in Florida

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

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

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Value in Florida

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

Applications Due May 30

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
F
HBCU
Tallahassee, FL
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#17 Best Value in Florida

  • 9,184enrollment
  • $12,903net price
  • 33%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1150SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Applications Due May 15

Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL
Florida Atlantic University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#18 Best Value in Florida

  • 30,805enrollment
  • $11,451net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.66Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Apr 1