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#7 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
79 Colleges
45,529 Yearly Graduations
$53,680 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, 45,529 students received a graduate degree in Florida, making it rank #7 in the nation in terms of graduations. Graduate students from Florida can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $13,420 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $15,899. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
6,575 Yearly Degrees
$10,770 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Florida was ranked the #1 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 6,575 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Florida

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,770 $27,335
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,967 $2,795
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $449 $1,139

#2

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
4,973 Yearly Degrees
$19,665 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Nova Southeastern University handed out 4,973 graduate degrees. This makes it the #2 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Nova Southeastern University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $19,665 $19,665
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,541 $1,541
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,093 $1,093

Public Public vs. Private
4,033 Yearly Degrees
$8,350 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 79 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, USF Tampa ranked #3 in terms of popularity with 4,033 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of South Florida - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,350 $19,048
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,078 $2,078
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $431 $877

Public Public vs. Private
3,993 Yearly Degrees
$8,912 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 79 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, FIU ranked #4 in terms of popularity with 3,993 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida International University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,912 $21,393
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,194 $2,818
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $446 $992

#5

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
2,884 Yearly Degrees
$6,916 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UCF handed out 2,884 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #5 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Central Florida

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,916 $25,759
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,956 $2,898
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $370 $1,194

#6

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
2,736 Yearly Degrees
$9,684 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Florida State handed out 2,736 graduate degrees. This makes it the #6 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,684 $24,116
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,869 $2,591
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $482 $1,114

#7

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,627 Yearly Degrees
$37,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Miami was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 2,627 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Miami

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $37,800 $37,800
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,108 $1,108
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $2,100 $2,100

#8

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
1,853 Yearly Degrees
$5,467 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

FAU handed out 1,853 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #8 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida Atlantic University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,467 $16,695
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,226 $1,787
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $372 $1,027

#9

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,358 Yearly Degrees
$7,296 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

St. Leo University handed out 1,358 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Saint Leo University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,296 $7,296
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $606 $606

#10

Barry University

Miami, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,270 Yearly Degrees
$17,820 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 79 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Barry University ranked #10 in terms of popularity with 1,270 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Barry University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,820 $17,820
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $90 $90
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $990 $990

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,221 Yearly Degrees
$8,268 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 79 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide ranked #11 in terms of popularity with 1,221 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,268 $8,268
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $689 $689

#12

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,116 Yearly Degrees
$22,338 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Florida Institute of Technology was ranked the #12 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,116 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida Institute of Technology

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $22,338 $22,338
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $250 $250
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,241 $1,241

#13

The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
985 Yearly Degrees
$7,088 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

The University of West Florida was ranked the #13 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 985 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of West Florida

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,088 $22,166
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,974 $2,728
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $378 $1,037

#14

Full Sail University

Winter Park, Florida
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
852 Yearly Degrees
$14,498 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Full Sail University was ranked the #14 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 852 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Full Sail University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,498 $14,498
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,442 $3,442

#15

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
805 Yearly Degrees
$8,978 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

UNF handed out 805 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #15 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of North Florida

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,978 $20,517
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,879 $2,457
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $494 $1,044

#16

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
645 Yearly Degrees
$27,162 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale handed out 645 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $27,162 $27,162
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,200 $1,200
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,176 $1,176

Public Public vs. Private
630 Yearly Degrees
$8,019 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Florida A&M University handed out 630 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #17 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,019 $22,108
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,857 $2,561
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $406 $1,022

#18

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
552 Yearly Degrees
$14,706 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Jacksonville University was ranked the #18 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 552 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Jacksonville University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,706 $14,706
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $817 $817

#19

St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
539 Yearly Degrees
$10,416 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

STU handed out 539 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #19 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for St. Thomas University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,416 $10,416
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $210 $210
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $868 $868

#20

The University of Tampa

Tampa, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
471 Yearly Degrees
$11,466 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 79 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, U of Tampa ranked #20 in terms of popularity with 471 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for The University of Tampa

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,466 $11,466
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $80 $80
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $637 $637

#21

Stetson University

DeLand, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
436 Yearly Degrees
$16,304 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Stetson University was ranked the #21 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 436 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Stetson University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,304 $16,304
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $906 $906

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
434 Yearly Degrees
$16,128 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Florida Institute of Technology - Online handed out 434 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #22 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida Institute of Technology - Online

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,128 $16,128
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $896 $896

#23

Lynn University

Boca Raton, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
397 Yearly Degrees
$13,320 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Lynn University Fighting Knights handed out 397 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #23 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Lynn University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,320 $13,320
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $100 $100
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $740 $740

#24

Southeastern University

Lakeland, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
370 Yearly Degrees
$12,810 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

SEU handed out 370 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #24 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southeastern University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,810 $12,810
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $620 $620
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $495 $495

#25

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
335 Yearly Degrees
$6,974 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Florida Gulf Coast University was ranked the #25 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 335 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Florida Gulf Coast University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,974 $28,170
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,987 $3,046
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $372 $1,301

Other Florida Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Palm Beach Atlantic University 290
27 Rollins College 283
28 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach 234
29 University of South Florida - St. Petersburg 221
30 Strayer University - Florida 179
31 Carlos Albizu University - Miami 170
32 South University - Tampa 151
32 Florida Southern College 151
34 Everglades University 140
35 Miami Regional University 138
36 DeVry University - Florida 130
37 Adventist University of Health Sciences 121
38 Hodges University 105
39 South University - West Palm Beach 84
40 Florida National University - Main Campus 78
41 Atlantis University 77
42 Florida Coastal School of Law 66
43 Ave Maria School of Law 64
44 Warner University 61
45 Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine 54
46 San Ignacio University 51
46 Bethune - Cookman University 51
48 University of South Florida Sarasota - Manatee 45
49 Saint Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary 43
50 Millennia Atlantic University 40
51 Florida Memorial University 39
52 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Miami 34
53 East West College of Natural Medicine 31
53 Webber International University 31
55 Florida College of Integrative Medicine 27
56 University of Phoenix - Florida 24
56 Acupuncture and Massage College 24
58 Johnson & Wales University - North Miami 22
59 AI Miami International University of Art and Design 20
60 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Orlando 18
60 Trinity International University - Florida 18
62 New College of Florida 16
63 Academy for Five Element Acupuncture 14
64 Trinity Baptist College 11
64 Faith-Theological-Seminary-And-Christian-College 11
66 Herzing University - Winter Park 10
66 Schiller International University 10
68 Ave Maria University 9
68 South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary 9
70 Florida Polytechnic University 7
71 Flagler College - St Augustine 6
72 Johnson University Florida 5
73 University of Fort Lauderdale 4
73 The Baptist College of Florida 4
75 Saint John Vianney College Seminary 3
75 Rasmussen College - Florida 3
77 Jose Maria Vargas University 1
77 Talmudic College of Florida 1
79 Hobe Sound Bible College 0

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