Most of the colleges in Florida are near the central part of the state or on the eastern coast. Like most other states, schools range from four year colleges to vocational schools. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Sunshine State:
College Scorecard tells us alums from the University of Miami earn among the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum earns $60,100. Meanwhile, the 2018 mean annual wage earned in Florida is $46,010. You do the math!
There are multiple tuition savings options in Florida. The state offers 5 options for a prepaid tuition plan. As a resident you select which type of degree and which type of school your child is likely to attend. You then make monthly payments calculated to when your child will finish college.
The Florida College System also provides for a state wide transfer agreement between Florida Colleges and it's 4 year universities. Once you have earned an associate in arts degree, transfer to one of the 12 state universities to earn a bachelors degree and retain all of the credits you have earned.
Florida is also a member of the Academic Common Market. This tuition savings plan is offered when a desired degree is not offered by a college in that state. Students can enroll in an out of state college that offer their degree program and pay the school's in state tuition rate. Member states include nearby states Georgia and Alabama.
Top Florida colleges were ranked by total student population.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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The sources for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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