The price of education: Which Florida schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Florida residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at School District of Indian River County-Technical Center for Career and Adult Education, Tallahassee Community College and Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Cape Coral Technical College
Coral
293
$778
2
Flagler Technical Institute
Coast
73
$1,039
3
Fred D. Learey Technical College
Tampa
122
$1,264
4
M-DCPS The English Center
Miami
199
$1,920
5
School District of Indian River County-Technical Center for Career and Adult Education
Beach
28
$2,013
6
Tallahassee Community College
Tallahassee
11,782
$2,026
7
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College
Lakes
638
$2,160
8
William T McFatter Technical College
Davie
1,043
$2,174
9
Fort Myers Technical College
Myers
1,086
$2,233
10
Orange Technical College-Mid Florida Campus
Orlando
2,334
$2,234
11
Gulf Coast State College
City
5,379
$2,370
12
Aparicio-Levy Technical College
Tampa
261
$2,432
13
Palm Beach State College
Worth
30,052
$2,444
14
Brewster Technical College
Tampa
254
$2,461
15
Valencia College
Orlando
44,834
$2,474
16
Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa
15,769
$2,496
17
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa
27,626
$2,506
18
Santa Fe College
Gainesville
14,588
$2,563
19
College of Central Florida
Ocala
7,151
$2,570
20
St Petersburg College
Clearwater
29,548
$2,682
21
Pensacola State College
Pensacola
9,655
$2,704
22
Indian River State College
Pierce
17,598
$2,764
23
Broward College
Lauderdale
40,754
$2,830
24
Saint Johns River State College
Palatka
7,249
$2,830
25
Miami Dade College
Miami
56,001
$2,838
26
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Jacksonville
21,092
$2,878
27
Charlotte Technical College
Charlotte
215
$2,909
28
D A Dorsey Technical College
Miami
227
$2,955
29
George Stone Technical Center
Pensacola
555
$2,966
30
Marion Technical College
Ocala
413
$2,988
31
North Florida Community College
Madison
1,367
$3,054
32
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton
10,886
$3,074
33
Florida Gateway College
City
3,292
$3,100
34
Daytona State College
Beach
13,970
$3,104
35
Chipola College
Marianna
2,092
$3,120
36
Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford
17,550
$3,131
37
Northwest Florida State College
Niceville
5,727
$3,133
38
Pasco-Hernando State College
Richey
11,947
$3,155
39
South Florida State College
Park
2,860
$3,165
40
Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg
4,881
$3,172
41
Withlacoochee Technical College
Inverness
160
$3,221
42
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center - Central Florida Aerospace Academy
Lakeland
--
$3,251
43
Traviss Technical College
Lakeland
340
$3,251
44
Florida Keys Community College
West
1,030
$3,276
45
Polk State College
Haven
10,659
$3,366
46
RIVEROAK Technical College
Oak
173
$3,379
47
Florida SouthWestern State College
Myers
15,731
$3,401
48
South Dade Technical College-South Dade Skills Center Campus
City
265
$3,528
49
Prestige Health & Beauty Sciences Academy
Beach
45
$3,600
50
Orange Technical College-Westside Campus
Garden
1,897
$3,653
51
Florida Panhandle Technical College
Chipley
364
$3,773
52
University of Florida-Online
Gainesville
2,865
$3,876
53
Ridge Technical College
Haven
387
$3,918
54
Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg
Petersburg
764
$3,942
55
George T Baker Aviation Technical College
Miami
742
$4,010
56
Orange Technical College-Orlando Campus
Orlando
1,287
$4,067
57
Radford M Locklin Technical Center
Milton
596
$4,148
58
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
Miami
646
$4,278
59
Tom P Haney Technical Center
City
422
$4,280
60
Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus
Park
1,546
$4,280
61
Okaloosa Technical College
Beach
316
$4,329
62
Erwin Technical College
Tampa
1,015
$4,368
63
Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College
Miami
634
$4,373
64
Atlantic Technical College
Creek
3,907
$4,590
65
Big Bend Technical College
Perry
164
$4,652
66
Florida Atlantic University
Raton
30,208
$4,831
67
Technical Education Center Osceola - St. Cloud Campus
Cloud
--
$4,851
68
Lake Technical College
Eustis
698
$4,872
69
Fred K Marchman Technical College
Richey
252
$4,938
70
Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland
1,456
$4,940
71
Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater
Clearwater
410
$5,020
72
Lorenzo Walker Technical College
Naples
666
$5,046
73
Immokalee Technical College
Immokalee
398
$5,296
74
Atlantis University
Miami
367
$5,400
75
First Coast Technical College
Augustine
449
$5,455
76
Manatee Technical College
Bradenton
803
$5,486
77
Technical Education Center Osceola - Poinciana Campus
Kissimmee
--
$5,569
78
Technical Education Center-Osceola
Kissimmee
806
$5,569
79
University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee
Sarasota
2,117
$5,587
80
The Training Domain
Myers
4
$5,630
81
Emerald Coast Technical College
Springs
196
$5,630
82
Florida State University
Tallahassee
41,362
$5,656
83
Parisian Spa Institute
Jacksonville
12
$5,700
84
InterAmerican Technical Institute
Miami
123
$5,750
85
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Tallahassee
9,913
$5,785
86
University of South Florida-St Petersburg
Petersburg
4,895
$5,821
87
Lively Technical Center
Tallahassee
883
$5,901
88
Florida Gulf Coast University
Myers
14,965
$6,118
89
Sheridan Technical College
Hollywood
1,797
$6,208
90
Suncoast Technical College
Sarasota
1,117
$6,217
91
The University of West Florida
Pensacola
13,040
$6,360
92
University of Central Florida
Orlando
66,059
$6,368
93
University of Florida
Gainesville
52,669
$6,381
94
University of North Florida
Jacksonville
16,309
$6,394
95
University of South Florida-Main Campus
Tampa
43,540
$6,410
96
Florida International University
Miami
56,718
$6,546
97
Bradford-Union Technical Center
Starke
90
$6,567
98
Hobe Sound Bible College
Sound
233
$6,595
99
More Tech Institute
Hialeah
75
$6,782
100
South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary
Beach
382
$6,900
101
New College of Florida
Sarasota
859
$6,916
102
Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing-Plantation General Hospital
Miami
90
$7,175
103
Florida International Training Institute
Miami
85
$7,200
104
National Personal Training Institute
Park
67
$7,325
105
National Personal Training Institute-Tampa
Tampa
32
$7,375
106
University of Fort Lauderdale
Lauderhill
77
$7,410
107
Gadsden Technical Institute
Quincy
48
$7,417
108
Compu-Med Vocational Careers Corp
Hialeah
647
$7,500
109
South Florida Institute of Technology
Miami
1,308
$8,025
110
Yeshivah Gedolah Rabbinical College
Beach
24
$8,300
111
Praxis Institute
Miami
404
$8,350
112
Unilatina International College
Miramar
76
$8,907
113
Florida Academy
Myers
153
$9,050
114
Futura Career Institute
Hialeah
191
$9,300
115
Boca Beauty Academy
Raton
84
$9,310
116
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide
Beach
14,519
$9,360
117
University of Phoenix-Florida
Orlando
699
$9,552
118
American Beauty Schools
Miami
33
$9,800
119
Professional Hands Institute
Miami
--
$10,125
120
Lee Professional Institute
Myers
15
$10,200
121
Future-Tech Institute
Miami
83
$10,230
122
San Ignacio University
Doral
275
$10,400
123
American Medical Academy
Miami
371
$10,450
124
Jose Maria Vargas University
Pines
313
$10,480
125
East West College of Natural Medicine
Sarasota
111
$10,675
126
Florida School of Massage
Gainesville
79
$10,700
127
Merryfield School of Pet Grooming
Park
74
$10,800
128
Acupuncture and Massage College
Miami
151
$10,866
129
American Advanced Technicians Institute
Hialeah
68
$10,876
130
Ambiance Beauty & Barber Academy Inc
Melbourne
34
$10,916
131
Rasmussen College-Florida
Ocala
8,146
$10,935
132
The Beauty Institute
Beach
42
$10,955
133
Millennia Atlantic University
Doral
172
$11,156
134
Taylor College
Belleview
166
$11,272
135
The Baptist College of Florida
Graceville
426
$11,400
136
Nouvelle Institute
Miami
86
$11,517
137
Latin Beauty Academy
Greenacres
105
$11,750
138
New Concept Massage and Beauty School
Miami
38
$11,880
139
Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers
Pensacola
81
$11,930
140
World Class Academy of Beauty Careers
Tallahassee
8
$12,000
141
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico-Orlando
Orlando
160
$12,030
142
Trinity Baptist College
Jacksonville
366
$12,140
143
Florida Institute of Technology-Online
Melbourne
2,537
$12,240
144
Adventist University of Health Sciences
Orlando
1,809
$12,240
145
Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
194
$12,430
146
ASM Beauty World Academy
Davie
99
$12,440
147
Carlos Albizu University-Miami
Miami
1,035
$12,444
148
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico-Miami
Miami
137
$12,525
149
Florida Academy of Health & Beauty
Park
34
$12,550
150
Palm Beach Academy of Health & Beauty
Park
117
$12,580
151
Academy of Career Training
Kissimmee
50
$12,600
152
Loraines Academy & Spa
Petersburg
113
$12,605
153
International Hair and Barber Academy
Raton
13
$12,700
154
Southern Technical College
Myers
887
$12,924
155
Cortiva Institute-Florida
Petersburg
180
$12,947
156
ATA Career Education
Hill
251
$12,959
157
Universal Career School
Sweetwater
231
$13,000
158
North Florida Cosmetology Institute Inc
Tallahassee
131
$13,050
159
College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay
Bay
126
$13,052
160
College of Business and Technology-Miami Gardens
Gardens
92
$13,052
161
College of Business and Technology-Hialeah
Hialeah
200
$13,052
162
College of Business and Technology-Flagler
Miami
262
$13,052
163
College of Business and Technology-Main Campus
Miami
5
$13,052
164
Kaizen Beauty Academy
Pines
35
$13,090
165
Florida Technical College
Orlando
3,989
$13,175
166
Sarasota School of Massage Therapy
Sarasota
92
$13,225
167
Talmudic College of Florida
Beach
32
$13,250
168
Summit Salon Academy-Gainesville
Gainesville
80
$13,320
169
International Training Careers
Miami
43
$13,380
170
Strayer University-Florida
Tampa
2,167
$13,380
171
Daytona College
Beach
270
$13,431
172
Florida Barber Academy
Plantation
292
$13,450
173
Shear Finesse Hairstyling Academy
Jacksonville
23
$13,500
174
Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland
Parkland
111
$13,510
175
Edward Waters College
Jacksonville
3,443
$13,525
176
Remington College-Heathrow Campus
Mary
267
$13,634
177
Shear Excellence Hair Academy
Tampa
148
$13,665
178
Trinity International University-Florida
Miramar
248
$13,680
179
Florida National University-Main Campus
Hialeah
4,169
$13,688
180
Sunstate Academy-Jones Technical Institute
Jacksonville
258
$13,698
181
Medical Institute of Palm Beach
Greenacres
138
$13,845
182
Celebrity School of Beauty - Hialeah
Hialeah
--
$13,856
183
Celebrity School of Beauty
Miami
342
$13,856
184
Academy of Cosmetology
Island
124
$13,900
185
The Salon Professional Academy-Melbourne
Melbourne
73
$13,900
186
Herzing University-Winter Park
Park
532
$14,000
187
First Coast Barber Academy
Jacksonville
31
$14,083
188
Fortis Institute-Pensacola
Pensacola
564
$14,169
189
Hodges University
Naples
1,313
$14,180
190
Beauty Academy of South Florida
Gardens
241
$14,210
191
Paul Mitchell the School-Orlando
Oviedo
255
$14,300
192
Paul Mitchell the School-Tampa
Tampa
237
$14,300
193
Schiller International University
Largo
408
$14,360
194
Trendsetters School of Beauty & Barbering
Jacksonville
26
$14,400
195
City College-Gainesville
Gainesville
257
$14,539
196
City College-Hollywood
Hollywood
255
$14,539
197
City College-Fort Lauderdale
Lauderdale
401
$14,539
198
City College-Miami
Miami
186
$14,539
199
City College-Altamonte Springs
Springs
189
$14,539
200
Fort Pierce Beauty Academy
Pierce
30
$14,550
201
Beauty Schools of America-North Miami Beach
Beach
153
$14,574
202
Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah
Hialeah
322
$14,574
203
Beauty Schools of America-Homestead
Homestead
261
$14,574
204
Beauty Schools of America-Miami
Miami
221
$14,574
205
Tenaj Salon Institute
Villages
130
$14,575
206
American Academy of Cosmetology
Park
83
$14,650
207
Altierus Career College-Tampa
Tampa
1,207
$14,650
208
Paul Mitchell the School-Fort Myers
Myers
121
$14,675
209
Florida Vocational Institute
Miami
502
$14,800
210
Bethune-Cookman University
Beach
4,143
$14,814
211
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology
Springs
61
$14,837
212
New Professions Technical Institute
Miami
65
$14,945
213
Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness
Beach
46
$15,000
214
Fashion Focus Hair Academy
Sarasota
48
$15,000
215
PiBerry Institute
Homestead
43
$15,050
216
Summit Salon Academy
Tampa
127
$15,100
217
Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology
Beach
164
$15,190
218
The Salon Professional Academy-Ft Myers
Myers
56
$15,227
219
Fortis College-Orange Park
Park
398
$15,254
220
Paul Mitchell the School-Miami
Miami
154
$15,400
221
Aveda Institute-Tallahassee
Tallahassee
513
$15,500
222
Florida Memorial University
Gardens
1,250
$15,536
223
La Belle Beauty School
Hialeah
236
$15,595
224
La Belle Beauty Academy
Miami
365
$15,595
225
Med-Life Institute-Lauderdale Lakes
Lakes
79
$15,679
226
Florida College of Natural Health-Pompano Beach
Beach
181
$15,699
227
Florida College of Natural Health-Maitland
Maitland
412
$15,699
228
Florida College of Natural Health-Miami
Miami
138
$15,699
229
Fortis College-Cutler Bay
Bay
283
$15,726
230
Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Lakeland
Lakeland
145
$15,876
231
Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Tampa
Tampa
139
$15,876
232
Johnson University Florida
Kissimmee
187
$16,060
233
International Academy
Daytona
154
$16,200
234
Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie
Lucie
350
$16,207
235
Empire Beauty School-West Palm
Beach
80
$16,320
236
Empire Beauty School-Lakeland
Lakeland
77
$16,320
237
Empire Beauty School-Lauderhill
Lauderhill
79
$16,320
238
Empire Beauty School-Tampa
Tampa
67
$16,320
239
Trinity College of Florida
Trinity
189
$16,340
240
Concorde Career Institute-Tampa
Tampa
511
$16,395
241
Florida Education Institute
Miami
257
$16,425
242
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-West Palm Beach
Beach
163
$16,461
243
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-Casselberry
Casselberry
242
$16,461
244
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers
Hollywood
235
$16,462
245
American Institute-Margate
Margate
189
$16,462
246
Cozmo Beauty School
Springs
40
$16,550
247
Aveda Institute-South Florida
Davie
450
$16,605
248
Florida Career College-Boynton Beach
Beach
426
$16,684
249
Florida Career College-Lauderdale Lakes
Lakes
785
$16,684
250
Florida Career College
Pines
650
$16,684
251
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Orlando
Casselberry
266
$16,757
252
Meridian College
Sarasota
227
$16,900
253
Bene's Career Academy
Richey
305
$16,950
254
Miami Media School
Miami
91
$16,965
255
South University-West Palm Beach
Beach
861
$17,014
256
South University-Tampa
Tampa
883
$17,014
257
Concorde Career Institute-Orlando
Orlando
420
$17,045
258
Florida College
Terrace
508
$17,142
259
Sunstate Academy
Clearwater
290
$17,150
260
Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine
Lauderdale
150
$17,595
261
Everglades University
Raton
2,444
$17,600
262
AI Miami International University of Art and Design
Miami
1,461
$17,604
263
DeVry University-Florida
Miramar
976
$17,898
264
American Institute of Beauty
Largo
82
$18,025
265
Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
182
$18,665
266
Flagler College-St Augustine
Augustine
2,689
$18,950
267
Chamberlain University-Florida
Jacksonville
1,021
$19,375
268
Miami Ad School-Wynwood
Miami
146
$19,400
269
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach
Beach
499
$19,819
270
American College for Medical Careers
Orlando
481
$19,850
271
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
Lauderdale
18,335
$20,208
272
Ave Maria University
Maria
1,113
$20,850
273
Saint John Vianney College Seminary
Miami
70
$21,000
274
Health Career Institute
Beach
433
$21,420
275
West Coast University-Miami
Doral
687
$21,432
276
Florida Career College-West Palm Beach
Beach
683
$21,500
277
Florida Career College-Hialeah
Hialeah
679
$21,500
278
Florida Career College-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
439
$21,500
279
Florida Career College-Margate
Margate
521
$21,500
280
Florida Career College-Miami
Miami
502
$21,500
281
Florida Career College-Orlando
Orlando
942
$21,500
282
Florida Career College-Tampa
Tampa
457
$21,500
283
Warner University
Wales
1,212
$21,694
284
SAE Institute of Technology-Miami
Beach
117
$22,779
285
Saint Leo University
Leo
13,099
$23,020
286
Full Sail University
Park
18,605
$24,109
287
Center for Neurosomatic Studies
Clearwater
21
$24,400
288
CDA Technical Institute
Jacksonville
230
$24,649
289
Gwinnett Institute
Orlando
314
$24,900
290
Medical Prep Institute of Tampa Bay
Tampa
183
$25,823
291
Southeastern University
Lakeland
7,163
$25,870
292
Webber International University
Park
682
$26,116
293
Ultimate Medical Academy-Clearwater
Clearwater
18,563
$26,660
294
Hope College of Arts and Sciences
Beach
120
$27,335
295
Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando
Orlando
2,236
$28,150
296
The University of Tampa
Tampa
8,895
$29,208
297
Med Academy
Hialeah
48
$29,800
298
Barry University
Miami
7,358
$30,014
299
Nova Southeastern University
Lauderdale
20,793
$30,900
300
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Beach
3,839
$31,450
301
St Thomas University
Gardens
4,538
$31,830
302
Johnson & Wales University-North Miami
Miami
1,475
$32,441
303
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach
Beach
6,338
$35,814
304
Florida Southern College
Lakeland
3,055
$36,348
305
Jacksonville University
Jacksonville
4,222
$36,670
306
Ultrasound Medical Institute
Beach
89
$37,260
307
National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay
Clearwater
680
$37,500
308
Lynn University
Raton
3,010
$38,210
309
Miami Regional University
Springs
976
$38,750
310
Beacon College
Leesburg
348
$39,016
311
Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
Beach
408
$39,300
312
Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay
Petersburg
1,235
$39,690
313
Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne
6,402
$41,850
314
SABER College
Miami
342
$42,475
315
Advance Science College
Hialeah
69
$43,426
316
Eckerd College
Petersburg
2,037
$44,540
317
Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
621
$45,505
318
Concorde Career Institute-Miramar
Miramar
528
$45,505
319
Stetson University
DeLand
4,252
$46,030
320
Ringling College of Art and Design
Sarasota
1,456
$46,420
321
Rollins College
Park
3,278
$49,760
322
University of Miami
Gables
17,003
$50,226
323
Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology
Pierce
259
$74,514
324
L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy
Sanford
302
$79,995

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