Top Rated Florida Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Florida for 2022

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Florida as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2022 as the best public college in Florida is University of Florida. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


10 results

University of Florida
F
Gainesville, FL
University of Florida

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in America

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

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Florida

  • 43,569enrollment
  • $12,815net price
  • 32%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1350SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 4.16Avg Weighted GPA
University of Central Florida
C
Orlando, FL
University of Central Florida

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 71,881enrollment
  • $11,108net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1160-1340SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 4.16Avg Weighted GPA
University of South Florida Main Campus
S
Tampa, FL
University of South Florida Main Campus

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Florida

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

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 58,836enrollment
  • $8,988net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1260SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
University of North Florida
N
Jacksonville, FL
University of North Florida

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 16,926enrollment
  • $9,789net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1230SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.89Avg GPA
Florida Atlantic University
F
Boca Raton, FL
Florida Atlantic University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 30,805enrollment
  • $11,451net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1220SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.66Avg Weighted GPA
The University of West Florida
W
Pensacola, FL
The University of West Florida

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 13,061enrollment
  • $8,452net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.79Avg GPA
Florida Gulf Coast University
F
Fort Myers, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Florida

  • 15,358enrollment
  • $10,151net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1210SAT range
  • 21-25ACT range
  • 4.06Avg Weighted GPA
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
F
HBCU
Tallahassee, FL
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Florida

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