The price of education: Which 2-year Florida schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Florida residents attending two-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy, Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology and Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville, according to an analysis of federal data.

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

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
L3 Commercial Training Solutions Airline Academy
Sanford
302
$79,995
2
Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology
Pierce
259
$74,514
3
Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
621
$45,505
4
Concorde Career Institute-Miramar
Miramar
528
$45,505
5
Advance Science College
Hialeah
69
$43,426
6
SABER College
Miami
342
$42,475
7
Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay
Petersburg
1,235
$39,690
8
Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations
Beach
408
$39,300
9
National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay
Clearwater
680
$37,500
10
Ultrasound Medical Institute
Beach
89
$37,260
11
Med Academy
Hialeah
48
$29,800
12
Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando
Orlando
2,236
$28,150
13
Ultimate Medical Academy-Clearwater
Clearwater
18,563
$26,660
14
Gwinnett Institute
Orlando
314
$24,900
15
CDA Technical Institute
Jacksonville
230
$24,649
16
Center for Neurosomatic Studies
Clearwater
21
$24,400
17
SAE Institute of Technology-Miami
Beach
117
$22,779
18
Florida Career College-West Palm Beach
Beach
683
$21,500
19
Florida Career College-Hialeah
Hialeah
679
$21,500
20
Florida Career College-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
439
$21,500
21
Florida Career College-Margate
Margate
521
$21,500
22
Florida Career College-Miami
Miami
502
$21,500
23
Florida Career College-Orlando
Orlando
942
$21,500
24
Florida Career College-Tampa
Tampa
457
$21,500
25
Health Career Institute
Beach
433
$21,420
26
Southeastern College-West Palm Beach
Beach
499
$19,819
27
Miami Ad School-Wynwood
Miami
146
$19,400
28
Tulsa Welding School-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
182
$18,665
29
American Institute of Beauty
Largo
82
$18,025
30
Southern Technical College
Orlando
1,321
$17,500
31
Sunstate Academy
Clearwater
290
$17,150
32
Concorde Career Institute-Orlando
Orlando
420
$17,045
33
Miami Media School
Miami
91
$16,965
34
Bene's Career Academy
Richey
305
$16,950
35
Meridian College
Sarasota
227
$16,900
36
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Orlando
Casselberry
266
$16,757
37
Florida Career College-Boynton Beach
Beach
426
$16,684
38
Florida Career College-Lauderdale Lakes
Lakes
785
$16,684
39
Florida Career College
Pines
650
$16,684
40
Aveda Institute-South Florida
Davie
450
$16,605
41
Cozmo Beauty School
Springs
40
$16,550
42
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers
Hollywood
235
$16,462
43
American Institute-Margate
Margate
189
$16,462
44
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-West Palm Beach
Beach
163
$16,461
45
Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers-Casselberry
Casselberry
242
$16,461
46
Florida Education Institute
Miami
257
$16,425
47
Concorde Career Institute-Tampa
Tampa
511
$16,395
48
Empire Beauty School-West Palm
Beach
80
$16,320
49
Empire Beauty School-Lakeland
Lakeland
77
$16,320
50
Empire Beauty School-Lauderhill
Lauderhill
79
$16,320
51
Empire Beauty School-Tampa
Tampa
67
$16,320
52
Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie
Lucie
350
$16,207
53
International Academy
Daytona
154
$16,200
54
Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Lakeland
Lakeland
145
$15,876
55
Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Tampa
Tampa
139
$15,876
56
Fortis College-Cutler Bay
Bay
283
$15,726
57
Florida College of Natural Health-Pompano Beach
Beach
181
$15,699
58
Florida College of Natural Health-Maitland
Maitland
412
$15,699
59
Florida College of Natural Health-Miami
Miami
138
$15,699
60
Med-Life Institute-Lauderdale Lakes
Lakes
79
$15,679
61
La Belle Beauty School
Hialeah
236
$15,595
62
La Belle Beauty Academy
Miami
365
$15,595
63
Aveda Institute-Tallahassee
Tallahassee
513
$15,500
64
Paul Mitchell the School-Miami
Miami
154
$15,400
65
Fortis College-Orange Park
Park
398
$15,254
66
The Salon Professional Academy-Ft Myers
Myers
56
$15,227
67
Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology
Beach
164
$15,190
68
Summit Salon Academy
Tampa
127
$15,100
69
PiBerry Institute
Homestead
43
$15,050
70
Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness
Beach
46
$15,000
71
Fashion Focus Hair Academy
Sarasota
48
$15,000
72
New Professions Technical Institute
Miami
65
$14,945
73
Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology
Springs
61
$14,837
74
Florida Vocational Institute
Miami
502
$14,800
75
Paul Mitchell the School-Fort Myers
Myers
121
$14,675
76
American Academy of Cosmetology
Park
83
$14,650
77
Tenaj Salon Institute
Villages
130
$14,575
78
Beauty Schools of America-North Miami Beach
Beach
153
$14,574
79
Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah
Hialeah
322
$14,574
80
Beauty Schools of America-Homestead
Homestead
261
$14,574
81
Beauty Schools of America-Miami
Miami
221
$14,574
82
Fort Pierce Beauty Academy
Pierce
30
$14,550
83
City College-Hollywood
Hollywood
255
$14,539
84
City College-Altamonte Springs
Springs
189
$14,539
85
Trendsetters School of Beauty & Barbering
Jacksonville
26
$14,400
86
Paul Mitchell the School-Orlando
Oviedo
255
$14,300
87
Paul Mitchell the School-Tampa
Tampa
237
$14,300
88
Beauty Academy of South Florida
Gardens
241
$14,210
89
Fortis Institute-Pensacola
Pensacola
564
$14,169
90
First Coast Barber Academy
Jacksonville
31
$14,083
91
Academy of Cosmetology
Island
124
$13,900
92
The Salon Professional Academy-Melbourne
Melbourne
73
$13,900
93
Celebrity School of Beauty - Hialeah
Hialeah
--
$13,856
94
Celebrity School of Beauty
Miami
342
$13,856
95
Medical Institute of Palm Beach
Greenacres
138
$13,845
96
Sunstate Academy-Jones Technical Institute
Jacksonville
258
$13,698
97
Shear Excellence Hair Academy
Tampa
148
$13,665
98
Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland
Parkland
111
$13,510
99
Shear Finesse Hairstyling Academy
Jacksonville
23
$13,500
100
Florida Barber Academy
Plantation
292
$13,450
101
Daytona College
Beach
270
$13,431
102
International Training Careers
Miami
43
$13,380
103
Summit Salon Academy-Gainesville
Gainesville
80
$13,320
104
Sarasota School of Massage Therapy
Sarasota
92
$13,225
105
Kaizen Beauty Academy
Pines
35
$13,090
106
College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay
Bay
126
$13,052
107
College of Business and Technology-Hialeah
Hialeah
200
$13,052
108
College of Business and Technology-Flagler
Miami
262
$13,052
109
North Florida Cosmetology Institute Inc
Tallahassee
131
$13,050
110
Universal Career School
Sweetwater
231
$13,000
111
ATA Career Education
Hill
251
$12,959
112
Cortiva Institute-Florida
Petersburg
180
$12,947
113
International Hair and Barber Academy
Raton
13
$12,700
114
Loraines Academy & Spa
Petersburg
113
$12,605
115
Academy of Career Training
Kissimmee
50
$12,600
116
Palm Beach Academy of Health & Beauty
Park
117
$12,580
117
Florida Academy of Health & Beauty
Park
34
$12,550
118
ASM Beauty World Academy
Davie
99
$12,440
119
Paul Mitchell the School-Jacksonville
Jacksonville
194
$12,430
120
World Class Academy of Beauty Careers
Tallahassee
8
$12,000
121
Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers
Pensacola
81
$11,930
122
New Concept Massage and Beauty School
Miami
38
$11,880
123
Latin Beauty Academy
Greenacres
105
$11,750
124
Nouvelle Institute
Miami
86
$11,517
125
Taylor College
Belleview
166
$11,272
126
The Beauty Institute
Beach
42
$10,955
127
Ambiance Beauty & Barber Academy Inc
Melbourne
34
$10,916
128
American Advanced Technicians Institute
Hialeah
68
$10,876
129
Merryfield School of Pet Grooming
Park
74
$10,800
130
Florida School of Massage
Gainesville
79
$10,700
131
American Medical Academy
Miami
371
$10,450
132
Future-Tech Institute
Miami
83
$10,230
133
Lee Professional Institute
Myers
15
$10,200
134
Professional Hands Institute
Miami
--
$10,125
135
American Beauty Schools
Miami
33
$9,800
136
Boca Beauty Academy
Raton
84
$9,310
137
Futura Career Institute
Hialeah
191
$9,300
138
Florida Academy
Myers
153
$9,050
139
Praxis Institute
Miami
404
$8,350
140
South Florida Institute of Technology
Miami
1,308
$8,025
141
Compu-Med Vocational Careers Corp
Hialeah
647
$7,500
142
Gadsden Technical Institute
Quincy
48
$7,417
143
National Personal Training Institute-Tampa
Tampa
32
$7,375
144
National Personal Training Institute
Park
67
$7,325
145
Florida International Training Institute
Miami
85
$7,200
146
Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing-Plantation General Hospital
Miami
90
$7,175
147
More Tech Institute
Hialeah
75
$6,782
148
Bradford-Union Technical Center
Starke
90
$6,567
149
Suncoast Technical College
Sarasota
1,117
$6,217
150
Sheridan Technical College
Hollywood
1,797
$6,208
151
Lively Technical Center
Tallahassee
883
$5,901
152
InterAmerican Technical Institute
Miami
123
$5,750
153
Parisian Spa Institute
Jacksonville
12
$5,700
154
The Training Domain
Myers
4
$5,630
155
Emerald Coast Technical College
Springs
196
$5,630
156
Technical Education Center Osceola - Poinciana Campus
Kissimmee
--
$5,569
157
Technical Education Center-Osceola
Kissimmee
806
$5,569
158
Manatee Technical College
Bradenton
803
$5,486
159
First Coast Technical College
Augustine
449
$5,455
160
Immokalee Technical College
Immokalee
398
$5,296
161
Lorenzo Walker Technical College
Naples
666
$5,046
162
Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater
Clearwater
410
$5,020
163
Fred K Marchman Technical College
Richey
252
$4,938
164
Lake Technical College
Eustis
698
$4,872
165
Technical Education Center Osceola - St. Cloud Campus
Cloud
--
$4,851
166
Big Bend Technical College
Perry
164
$4,652
167
Atlantic Technical College
Creek
3,907
$4,590
168
Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College
Miami
634
$4,373
169
Erwin Technical College
Tampa
1,015
$4,368
170
Okaloosa Technical College
Beach
316
$4,329
171
Tom P Haney Technical Center
City
422
$4,280
172
Orange Technical College-Winter Park Campus
Park
1,546
$4,280
173
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
Miami
646
$4,278
174
Radford M Locklin Technical Center
Milton
596
$4,148
175
Orange Technical College-Orlando Campus
Orlando
1,287
$4,067
176
George T Baker Aviation Technical College
Miami
742
$4,010
177
Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg
Petersburg
764
$3,942
178
Ridge Technical College
Haven
387
$3,918
179
Florida Panhandle Technical College
Chipley
364
$3,773
180
Orange Technical College-Westside Campus
Garden
1,897
$3,653
181
Prestige Health & Beauty Sciences Academy
Beach
45
$3,600
182
South Dade Technical College-South Dade Skills Center Campus
City
265
$3,528
183
RIVEROAK Technical College
Oak
173
$3,379
184
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center - Central Florida Aerospace Academy
Lakeland
--
$3,251
185
Traviss Technical College
Lakeland
340
$3,251
186
Withlacoochee Technical College
Inverness
160
$3,221
187
Marion Technical College
Ocala
413
$2,988
188
George Stone Technical Center
Pensacola
555
$2,966
189
D A Dorsey Technical College
Miami
227
$2,955
190
Charlotte Technical College
Charlotte
215
$2,909
191
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa
27,626
$2,506
192
Aparicio-Levy Technical College
Tampa
261
$2,432
193
Orange Technical College-Mid Florida Campus
Orlando
2,334
$2,234
194
Fort Myers Technical College
Myers
1,086
$2,233
195
William T McFatter Technical College
Davie
1,043
$2,174
196
Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College
Lakes
638
$2,160
197
School District of Indian River County-Technical Center for Career and Adult Education
Beach
28
$2,013
198
M-DCPS The English Center
Miami
199
$1,920
199
Fred D. Learey Technical College
Tampa
122
$1,264
200
Flagler Technical Institute
Coast
73
$1,039
201
Cape Coral Technical College
Coral
293
$778


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Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations Academy of Career Training Academy of Cosmetology Advance Science College Ambiance Beauty & Barber Academy Inc American Academy of Cosmetology American Advanced Technicians Institute American Beauty Schools American Institute of Beauty American Institute-Margate American Medical Academy Aparicio-Levy Technical College Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Lakeland Artistic Nails and Beauty Academy-Tampa ASM Beauty World Academy ATA Career Education Atlantic Technical College Aveda Institute-South Florida Aveda Institute-Tallahassee Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Orlando Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology Beauty Academy of South Florida Beauty Anatomy Institute of Cosmetology and Wellness Beauty Schools of America-Hialeah Beauty Schools of America-Homestead Beauty Schools of America-Miami Beauty Schools of America-North Miami Beach Bene's Career Academy Big Bend Technical College Boca Beauty Academy Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland Bradford-Union Technical Center Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology Cambridge Institute of Allied Health & Technology Cape Coral Technical College CDA Technical Institute Celebrity School of Beauty Celebrity School of Beauty - Hialeah Center for Neurosomatic Studies Charlotte Technical College City College-Altamonte Springs City College-Hollywood College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay College of Business and Technology-Flagler College of Business and Technology-Hialeah Compu-Med Vocational Careers Corp Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville Concorde Career Institute-Miramar Concorde Career Institute-Orlando Concorde Career Institute-Tampa Cortiva Institute-Florida Cozmo Beauty School D A Dorsey Technical College Daytona College Emerald Coast Technical College Empire Beauty School-Lakeland Empire Beauty School-Lauderhill Empire Beauty School-Tampa Empire Beauty School-West Palm Erwin Technical College Fashion Focus Hair Academy First Coast Barber Academy First Coast Technical College Flagler Technical Institute Florida Academy Florida Academy of Health & Beauty Florida Barber Academy Florida Career College Florida Career College-Boynton Beach Florida Career College-Hialeah Florida Career College-Jacksonville Florida Career College-Lauderdale Lakes Florida Career College-Margate Florida Career College-Miami Florida Career College-Orlando Florida Career College-Tampa Florida Career College-West Palm Beach Florida College of Natural Health-Maitland Florida College of Natural Health-Miami Florida College of Natural Health-Pompano Beach Florida Education Institute Florida International Training Institute Florida Panhandle Technical College Florida School of Massage Florida Vocational Institute Fort Myers Technical College Fort Pierce Beauty Academy Fortis College-Cutler Bay Fortis College-Orange Park Fortis Institute-Pensacola Fortis Institute-Port Saint Lucie Fred D. Learey Technical College Fred K Marchman Technical College Futura Career Institute Future-Tech Institute Gadsden Technical Institute Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay George Stone Technical Center George T Baker Aviation Technical College Gwinnett Institute

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