Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida

Florida’s 30 not-for-profit, private schools offer programs on main campuses, at more than 100 satellite sites and through more than 500 online degree programs. All are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools.

DATA KEY: Enrollment: Full-time undergraduates, Fall 2019. Tuition/Fees: One academic year, Fall 2019-20. Room/Board: Double occupancy dorm room and meal plan for one year, 2019-20. Accepted: Percentage of first-time-in-college applicants admitted, Fall 2019. Deadline: Fall term. Data provided by ICUF.

AdventHealth University
Orlando
(407) 303-7742
Enrollment: 390 | Tuition/Fees: $12,840
Room/Board: $6,126
Accepted: 51% | Deadline: 8/1

Ave Maria University
Ave Maria
(239) 280-2550
Enrollment: 1,087 | Tuition/Fees: $21,854
Room/Board: $11,990
Accepted: 85% | Deadline: Rolling

Barry University
Miami Shores
(800) 899-3100
Enrollment: 3,015 | Tuition/Fees: $30,014
Room/Board: $11,474
Accepted: 51% | Deadline: Rolling

Beacon College
Leesburg
(855) 220-5374
Enrollment: 408 | Tuition/Fees: $40,880
Room/Board: $11,946
Accepted: 51% | Deadline: Rolling
(Students with language-based learning disabilities or ADHD.)

Bethune-Cookman University
Daytona Beach
(800) 448-0228
Enrollment: 2,708 | Tuition/Fees: $14,814
Room/Board: $9,462
Accepted: 84% | Deadline: 12/1 for best admission/scholarship consideration, 5/15

Eckerd College
St. Petersburg
(800) 456-9009
Enrollment: 1,958 | Tuition/Fees: $46,096
Room/Board: $13,026
Accepted: 67% | Deadline: Rolling

Edward Waters College
Jacksonville
(904) 470-8000
Enrollment: 862 | Tuition/Fees: $14,878
Room/Board: $8,010
Accepted: 61% | Deadline: 7/31

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach
(800) 862-2416
Enrollment: 6,023 | Tuition/Fees: $36,868
Room/Board: $11,746
Accepted: 61% | Deadline: Rolling

Everglades University
Boca Raton
(888) 772-6077
Enrollment: 1,757 | Tuition/Fees: $18,320
No on-campus housing
Accepted: 75% | Deadline: Rolling

Flagler College
St. Augustine
(800) 304-4208
Enrollment: 2,818 | Tuition/Fees: $19,500
Room/Board: $12,060
Accepted: 65% | Deadline: 11/1, 3/1

Florida College
Temple Terrace
(813) 988-5131
Enrollment: 521 | Tuition/Fees: $17,300
Room/Board: $8,690
Accepted: 75% | Deadline: 8/1

Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne
(321) 674-8000
Enrollment: 3,169 | Tuition/Fees: $42,470
Room/Board: $12,880
Accepted: 65% | Deadline: Rolling

Florida Memorial University
Miami Gardens
(305) 626-3600
Enrollment: 1,068 | Tuition/Fees: $16,236
Room/Board: $7,776
Accepted: % 40| Deadline: Rolling

Florida Southern College
Lakeland
(863) 680-4111
Enrollment: 2,537 | Tuition/Fees: $37,640
Room/Board: $11,860
Accepted: 52% | Deadline: 11/1, 5/1

Hodges University
Naples
(888) 920-3035
Enrollment: 479 | Tuition/Fees: $14,300
Room/Board: No housing
Accepted: 61% | Deadline: Rolling

Jacksonville University
Jacksonville
(904) 256-8000
Enrollment: 2,391 | Tuition/Fees: $38,140
Room/Board: $14,330
Accepted: 92% | Deadline: Rolling

Keiser University
Fort Lauderdale
(888) 534-7379
Enrollment: 19,510 | Tuition/Fees: $24,964
Room/Board: $10,788
Accepted: 90% | Deadline: Rolling

 

Keiser University serves approximately 18,000 students on 21 campuses in Florida, online, and internationally. Committed to a “students first” philosophy, Keiser prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, sports management, health care, technology, hospitality, education, and more. Keiser’s 100-acre Flagship residential campus in West Palm Beach extends Keiser’s educational offerings to more than 100-degree programs in Florida. A comprehensive college experience is available there for traditional students seeking dormitories, a culturally rich campus life comprised of students from a variety of international locations, athletics teams and a safe environment to live, learn, work, and play.

Lynn University
Boca Raton
(800) 994-5966
Enrollment: 2,218 | Tuition/Fees: $38,930
Room/Board: $12,370
Accepted: 74% | Deadline: 11/15, 3/1

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale
(800) 541-6682
Enrollment: 4,619 | Tuition/Fees: $32,110
Room/Board: $12,870
Accepted: 80% | Deadline: 11/1, 3/1

Palm Beach Atlantic University
West Palm Beach
(888) 468-6722
Enrollment: 2,264 | Tuition/Fees: $32,500
Room/Board: $10,410
Accepted: 95% | Deadline: Rolling

Ringling College of Art and Design
Sarasota
(941) 351-5100
Enrollment: 1,605 | Tuition/Fees: $47,970
Room/Board: $15,580
Accepted: 64% | Deadline: Rolling

Rollins College
Winter Park
(407) 646-2000
Enrollment: 2,482 | Tuition/Fees: $51,700
Room/Board: $14,450
Accepted: 58% | Deadline: 11/1, 2/1

Saint Leo University
Saint Leo
(855) 533-3077
Enrollment: 2,137 | Tuition/Fees: $23,750
Room/Board: $13,110
Accepted: 72% | Deadline: Rolling

Southeastern University
Lakeland
(800) 500-8760
Enrollment: 4,974 | Tuition/Fees: $26,620
Room/Board: $10,030
Accepted: 48% | Deadline: Rolling

St. Thomas University
Miami Gardens
(800) 367-9010
Enrollment: 1,246 | Tuition/Fees: $32,000
Room/Board: $11,700
Accepted: 55% | Deadline: Rolling

Stetson University
DeLand
(386) 822-7100
Enrollment: 3,133 | Tuition/Fees: $47,630
Room/Board: $13,868
Accepted: 72% | Deadline: Rolling

University of Miami
Coral Gables
(305) 284-2211
Enrollment: 10,701 | Tuition/Fees: $51,930
Room/Board: $14,658
Accepted: 27% | Deadline: 11/1, 1/1

University of Tampa
Tampa
(813) 253-3333
Enrollment: 8,441 | Tuition/Fees: $29,992
Room/Board: $11,136
Accepted: 45% | Deadline: Rolling

Warner University
Lake Wales
(800) 309-9563
Enrollment: 796 | Tuition/Fees: $22,850
Room/Board: $8,860
Accepted: 41% | Deadline: Rolling

Webber International University
Babson Park
(800) 741-1844
Enrollment: 642 | Tuition/Fees: $27,674
Room/Board: $9,698
Accepted: 42% | Deadline: Rolling

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