State Universities

The State University System includes 12 universities making it the second-largest public university system in the nation.

DATA KEY: Enrollment: Undergraduates, Fall 2019. Tuition/Fees: For new undergraduate Florida resident at main campus per credit hour, Fall 2020. Room/Board: Double occupancy dorm room and meal plan for one academic year, 2020-21. Accepted: Percentage of first-time-in-college applicants admitted, Fall 2019. Deadline: Application deadline for Fall 2020 term; special financial aid and housing deadlines are listed first.
Sources: State University System of Florida; FloridaShines.org; school websites.

Florida A&M University
Tallahassee
(850) 599-3796
Enrollment: 7,499 | Tuition/Fees: $152
Room/Board: $10,986
Accepted: 38% | Deadline: 5/1

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton
(561) 297-3040
Enrollment: 23,424 | Tuition/Fees: $203
Room/Board: $12,030
Accepted: 50% | Deadline: 3/1, 5/1

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers
(800) 590-3428
Enrollment: 13,426 | Tuition/Fees: $204
Room/Board: $9,672
Accepted: 67% | Deadline: 11/1, 3/1

Florida International University
Miami
(305) 348-2363
Enrollment: 41,794 | Tuition/Fees: $206
Room/Board: $10,528
Accepted: 50% | Deadline: Rolling, 11/1 for merit aid

Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland
(863) 583-9050
Enrollment: 1,267 | Tuition/Fees: $165
Room/Board: $10,580
Accepted: 50% | Deadline: 11/1, 4/1

Florida State University
Tallahassee
(850) 644-6200
Enrollment: 32,909 | Tuition/Fees: $217
Room/Board: $11,088
Accepted: 32% | Deadline: 11/1, 3/1

 

Florida State University is a designated preeminent state research university with FSU researchers recently awarded over $200 million to support biomedical, health sciences, nuclear physics and marine biology. FSU is home to many nationally ranked programs, including the sciences, arts, business, communication and the law. Students have over 700 student organizations, intramurals, entertainment options and service opportunities.  The CARE and Nole2Nole Peer Mentor Programs help incoming students to quickly become part of the FSU community.

New College of Florida
Sarasota
(941) 487-5000
Enrollment: 703 | Tuition/Fees: $192
Room/Board: $9,662
Accepted: 73% | Deadline: 11/1, 4/15

 

New College of Florida prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement.  Students chart their own education through a well-rounded curriculum that integrates rigorous academics with career-building experience, individualized learning and a vibrant campus life.  New College and the University of Florida are launching an innovative, five-year dual degree program that allows students to earn a bachelor of arts degree in a liberal arts and science area of concentration from NCF and a bachelor of science degree in an engineering major from UF.

University of Central Florida
Orlando
(407) 823-2000
Enrollment: 58,962 | Tuition/Fees: $212
Room/Board: $10,300
Accepted: 44% | Deadline: 12/1 for financial aid priority; 5/1

University of Florida
Gainesville
(352) 392-1365
Enrollment: 37,872 | Tuition/Fees: $213
Room/Board: $10,300
Accepted: 30% | Deadline: 11/1

University of North Florida
Jacksonville
(904) 620-1000
Enrollment: 14,419 | Tuition/Fees: $213
Room/Board: $9,956
Accepted: 72% | Deadline: 10/15, 7/1

 

University of North Florida’s mission is to create the next generation of thinkers, leaders, and problem solvers using strong faculty engagement, individualized attention and real world experience to uniquely change the world. UNF offers over 100 degrees in five colleges and distinguished internships in health care, logistics, water and technology. Students from diverse backgrounds bring rich experiences to campus life and there are countless opportunities in organizations, intramural sports, fraternities/sororities and community engagement. The beautiful campus includes a nature preserve and LEED-certified green buildings, reflecting UNF’s commitment to sustainability.

University of South Florida
Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee
(813) 974-3350
Enrollment: 37,284 | Tuition/Fees: $211
Room/Board: $12,256
Accepted: 37% | Deadline: 11/1, 1/1, 3/1

 

The University of South Florida is a designated preeminent state research university, at the forefront of innovation in medicine, science, engineering, social sciences and the arts. The USF system offers a myriad of programs and opportunities, including the new USF Jabil Innovation Institute.   Students have over 700 official organizations ranging from social to academic, political to religious.  The USF College of Public Health has 10 centers addressing global areas of public health importance and has the first accredited undergraduate public health degree in Florida.

University of West Florida
Pensacola
(800) 263-1074
Enrollment: 9,192| Tuition/Fees: $212
Room/Board: $11,268
Accepted: 31% | Deadline: 12/1, 5/1

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