2019 Best Online Colleges in Florida

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This list highlights the best online colleges in Florida based on alumni salaries and tuition rates. Ranked #1, University of South Florida - Main Campus offers the highest median salary at $80,100 and charges $6,410 per year for degrees in criminal justice, information studies, and more. Florida Atlantic University offers a wide range of degrees in subjects such as geoscience, business administration, and geography for $4,356 per year.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Florida, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 University of South Florida - Main Campus Annual Tuition $6,410 Median Salary $80,100
#2 #2 Nova Southeastern University Annual Tuition $28,980 Median Salary $82,500
#3 #3 Florida Atlantic University Annual Tuition $4,356 Median Salary $79,200
#4 #4 Florida International University Annual Tuition $5,481 Median Salary $79,200
#5 #5 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide Annual Tuition $11,700 Median Salary $79,500
#6 #6 University of Central Florida Annual Tuition $3,152 Median Salary $76,100
#7 #7 Adventist University of Health Sciences Annual Tuition $14,550 Median Salary $76,700
#8 #8 Webber International University Annual Tuition $23,380 Median Salary $70,300
#9 #9 Southeastern University Annual Tuition $11,700 Median Salary $66,600
#10 #10 Seminole State College of Florida Annual Tuition $2,753 Median Salary $64,200
#11 #11 Florida SouthWestern State College Annual Tuition $2,753 Median Salary $64,000
#12 #12 Palm Beach Atlantic University Annual Tuition $10,500 Median Salary $64,400
#13 #13 Warner University Annual Tuition $13,140 Median Salary $60,500
#14 #14 Broward College Annual Tuition $4,076 Median Salary $58,200
#15 #15 Hodges University Annual Tuition $17,100 Median Salary $58,200
#16 #16 Bethune-Cookman University Annual Tuition $14,844 Median Salary $56,200
#17 #17 Johnson University Florida Annual Tuition $12,000 Median Salary $51,700
#18 #18 The Baptist College of Florida Annual Tuition $6,900 Median Salary $50,100
#19 #19 College of Central Florida Annual Tuition $2,954 Median Salary $49,000
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2019 Online Colleges in Florida Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $6,410
  • Median Salary: $80,100
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Tampa
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  • Annual Tuition: $28,980
  • Median Salary: $82,500
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Online
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,356
  • Median Salary: $79,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Boca Raton
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  • Annual Tuition: $5,481
  • Median Salary: $79,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Miami
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  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Median Salary: $79,500
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Daytona Beach
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  • Annual Tuition: $3,152
  • Median Salary: $76,100
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: 8 Cities
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  • Annual Tuition: $14,550
  • Median Salary: $76,700
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Orlando
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  • Annual Tuition: $23,380
  • Median Salary: $70,300
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Babson Park
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  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Median Salary: $66,600
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Lakeland
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Online Master's Degrees (22)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (2)

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  • Annual Tuition: $2,753
  • Median Salary: $64,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: 4 Cities
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  • Annual Tuition: $2,753
  • Median Salary: $64,000
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Multiple Locations
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  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • Median Salary: $64,400
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: West Palm Beach, Orlando
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  • Annual Tuition: $13,140
  • Median Salary: $60,500
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Lake Wales
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  • Annual Tuition: $4,076
  • Median Salary: $58,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Fort Lauderdale
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Online Associate Degrees (15)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (4)

Online Certificate Programs (17)

  • Annual Tuition: $17,100
  • Median Salary: $58,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Naples
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Online Associate Degrees (9)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (15)

Online Master's Degrees (9)

Online Certificate Programs (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,844
  • Median Salary: $56,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Daytona Beach
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  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • Median Salary: $51,700
  • Accreditation: SACS COC, ABHE, and TRACS
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Kissimmee
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Online Associate Degrees (4)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (17)

Online Master's Degrees (14)

Online Doctoral Degrees (5)

Online Certificate Programs (9)

  • Annual Tuition: $6,900
  • Median Salary: $50,100
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Graceville
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Online Associate Degrees (4)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (22)

Online Master's Degrees (4)

  • Annual Tuition: $2,954
  • Median Salary: $49,000
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Ocala, Lecanto, Levy
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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Florida (76)

While tuition for Florida's 76 accredited online universities varies, degrees can be obtained for as little as $3,942 per year from Pinellas Technical Education Center in St. Petersburg and Clearwater. Criminal justice, nursing, and psychology are among the most common majors in Florida. Students can obtain a bachelor's degree in psychology from Brenau University or Palm Beach Atlantic University, while University of Central Florida offers degrees in both criminal justice and nursing. Other majors popular with Florida students include biology, organizational management, and international relations.

At a Glance:

  • Over half of Florida's accredited online universities offer degrees for under $15,000 per year.
  • The Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG) Program is a need-based grant program available to qualifying degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who are enrolled in participating postsecondary institutions.
  • The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program offers renewing annual scholarships to students who maintain the required GPA and earn the required credit hours.

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