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


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


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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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