Which Florida colleges receive the most state student aid?


University of Florida and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Florida schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Florida recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Florida
Gainesville
52,367
5,635
$20,166,882
$3,579
2
University of Central Florida
Orlando
64,088
4,137
$10,564,909
$2,554
3
Florida State University
Tallahassee
41,173
4,107
$10,161,662
$2,474
4
University of South Florida-Main Campus
Tampa
42,861
2,521
$6,811,518
$2,702
5
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale
19,688
2,113
$4,887,664
$2,313
6
Florida International University
Miami
55,003
1,581
$3,416,731
$2,161
7
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton
30,541
991
$3,279,053
$3,309
8
Miami Dade College
Miami
55,206
3,317
$3,002,689
$905
9
Stetson University
DeLand
4,357
634
$2,884,569
$4,550
10
University of Miami
Coral Gables
16,744
548
$2,724,397
$4,972

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