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Florida Computer Science Colleges

137 Colleges
11,602 Yearly Graduations
$50,953 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,597 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly computer science graduations, Florida is ranked #4 in the country with 11,602 degrees handed out in 2019. Florida colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $12,738 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $17,018 per year.

An estimated 49% of college students in Florida take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,399 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Valencia College

Orlando, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
993 Yearly Degrees
$2,474 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 47,940 students at Valencia College in total, 16,689 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

20% of Valencia College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,573 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Valencia College is $26,100.

#2

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
667 Yearly Degrees
$2,830 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,835 full-time undergraduates at BC, and 38,976 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

11% of BC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,439 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from BC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
650 Yearly Degrees
$6,368 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Central Florida is 69,402, of which 59,371 students are undergraduates and of those, 42,468 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at UCF is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

34% of UCF students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,359 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UCF is $37,100.

Public Public vs. Private
589 Yearly Degrees
$6,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 44,246 students at USF Tampa in total, 32,684 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 25,457 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USF Tampa is 4.4 years.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 36% of students at USF Tampa take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,678 a year. USF Tampa has a 1.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USF Tampa is $36,800.

#5

St Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
534 Yearly Degrees
$2,682 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,841 full-time undergraduates at SPC, and 28,853 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at SPC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,400 a year. SPC has a 3.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SPC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
526 Yearly Degrees
$6,517 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 42,450 students at Florida State in total, 33,270 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,879 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 49%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,443 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#7

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
520 Yearly Degrees
$6,381 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 35,405 undergraduates at UF, of which 32,157 are full-time, and there are 52,407 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at UF. The freshman retention rate is 96%.

About 42% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,387 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UF with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
516 Yearly Degrees
$6,565 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 49,326 undergraduates at FIU, of which 28,335 are full-time, and there are 58,711 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at FIU is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 54%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,154 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
460 Yearly Degrees
$3,131 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,754 students at Seminole State in total, 5,752 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

17% of Seminole State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,513 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Seminole State is $27,900.

#10

Miami Dade College

Miami, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
386 Yearly Degrees
$2,838 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 51,679 students at MDC in total, 21,473 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,636 a year. MDC has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MDC is $25,700.

#11

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
343 Yearly Degrees
$2,657 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,515 full-time undergraduates at FSCJ, and 24,605 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at FSCJ take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,739 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,700 during the early-career years.

#12

Palm Beach State College

Lake Worth, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
273 Yearly Degrees
$2,444 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Palm Beach State College is 31,289, which includes 8,139 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

7% of Palm Beach State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,642 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Palm Beach State College is $27,100.

#13

Eastern Florida State College

Cocoa, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees
$2,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Florida State College is 15,352, which includes 4,880 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,442 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from EFSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
266 Yearly Degrees
$2,563 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,915 students at Santa Fe College in total, 6,325 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $2,155 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

#15

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
214 Yearly Degrees
$4,879 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Florida Atlantic University is 30,061, of which 24,740 students are undergraduates and of those, 16,678 are full-time. It takes the average FAU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at FAU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,167 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,200 during the early-career years.

#16

Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
206 Yearly Degrees
$21,008 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,567 students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale in total, 17,490 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,479 are full-time. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 67% of students at Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $12,991 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale is $28,000.

#17

Full Sail University

Winter Park, Florida
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
204 Yearly Degrees
$24,513 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Full Sail University is 21,666, of which 19,985 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,985 are full-time. For undergraduates at Full Sail University, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Roughly 69% of students at Full Sail University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $14,118 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,100 during the early-career years.

#18

Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$23,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,843 undergraduates at St. Leo University, of which 5,866 are full-time, and there are 10,912 students altogether. For undergraduates at St. Leo University, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 82% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,473 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from St. Leo University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
191 Yearly Degrees
$32,110 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nova Southeastern University is 20,576, of which 5,666 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,619 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 48% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,417 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,300 during the early-career years.

#20

University of North Florida

Jacksonville, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
188 Yearly Degrees
$5,964 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,734 undergraduates at UNF, of which 10,757 are full-time, and there are 17,117 students altogether. It takes the average UNF undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

36% of UNF students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,072 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNF is $35,800.

#21

Indian River State College

Fort Pierce, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
174 Yearly Degrees
$2,764 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,942 students at Indian River State College in total, 5,461 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at Indian River State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,735 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Indian River State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
160 Yearly Degrees
$3,106 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Daytona State College is 13,430, which includes 5,562 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

24% of Daytona State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,356 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Daytona State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, Florida
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
142 Yearly Degrees
$42,470 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Florida Institute of Technology is 6,022, of which 3,542 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,169 are full-time. For undergraduates at Florida Tech, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Around 68% of accepted students are men, and 32% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at Florida Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,610 a year. Florida Tech has a 7.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Florida Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida
Public Public vs. Private
139 Yearly Degrees
$5,776 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,521 undergraduates at UWF, of which 6,612 are full-time, and there are 12,557 students altogether. For undergraduates at UWF, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

35% of UWF students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,488 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UWF with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$2,506 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,377 full-time undergraduates at HCC, and 22,404 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

72% of HCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,375 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from HCC is $26,800.

Other Florida Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Florida Polytechnic University 118
27 University of Miami 110
28 Florida Institute of Technology - Online 108
29 Rasmussen University - Florida 105
30 College of Central Florida 93
31 State College of Florida - Manatee - Sarasota 86
32 South Florida Institute of Technology 81
33 Gulf Coast State College 78
34 Pasco-Hernando State College 70
35 Florida Technical College 68
36 Polk State College 65
37 Atlantic Technical College 63
38 Saint Johns River State College 62
38 Hodges University 62
40 Tallahassee Community College 56
41 The University of Tampa 55
42 Strayer University - Florida 52
42 Sheridan Technical College 52
44 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 51
45 Pensacola State College 48
46 Erwin Technical College 47
46 Florida SouthWestern State College 47
48 Orange Technical College - Mid Florida Campus 45
49 Manatee Technical College 44
50 DeVry University - Florida 41
50 William T McFatter Technical College 41
52 South Florida State College 35
53 Barry University 34
54 University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee 32
55 Pinellas Technical College-Clearwater 30
55 Northwest Florida State College 30
57 Florida Vocational Institute 29
57 George Stone Technical Center 29
59 Lorenzo Walker Technical College 27
60 Rollins College 26
60 Atlantis University 26
62 Emerald Coast Technical College 25
62 AI Miami International University of Art and Design 25
64 Beacon College 23
65 Technical Education Center-Osceola 22
65 Fort Myers Technical College 22
65 University of Florida-Online 22
68 Florida Institute of Recording Sound and Technology 21
68 Southern Technical College 21
70 Lake-Sumter State College 20
70 Orange Technical College - Winter Park Campus 20
70 College of Business and Technology-Flagler 20
73 Bethune - Cookman University 19
73 Lake Technical College 19
75 New College of Florida 16
75 Florida Memorial University 16
75 Jacksonville University 16
78 Fred K Marchman Technical College 15
79 Marion Technical College 14
79 Florida Southern College 14
81 Florida National University - Main Campus 13
81 Radford M Locklin Technical Center 13
81 South University, Tampa 13
84 Withlacoochee Technical College 11
84 Ridge Technical College 11
84 Stetson University 11
84 Traviss Technical College 11
88 Okaloosa Technical College 10
88 Palm Beach Atlantic University 10
90 Robert Morgan Educational Center and Technical College 9
90 Florida Gateway College 9
90 Suncoast Technical College 9
90 Cape Coral Technical College 9
94 St. Thomas University 8
94 More Tech Institute 8
94 Immokalee Technical College 8
94 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach 8
98 Florida Panhandle Technical College 7
98 Eckerd College 7
98 Florida Career College - Miami 7
101 Lindsey Hopkins Technical College 6
101 Charlotte Technical College 6
103 University of Phoenix - Florida 5
103 Bradford-Union Technical Center 5
103 College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay 5
106 Tom P Haney Technical Center 4
106 Webber International University 4
108 Aparicio-Levy Technical College 3
108 College of Business and Technology-Hialeah 3
110 Lynn University 2
110 Florida Keys Community College 2
112 Chipola College 1
112 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Miami 1
112 Florida Career College - Margate 1
112 M-DCPS The English Center 1
112 Florida Career College - Hialeah 1
112 Florida Career College - West Palm Beach 1
112 Compu-Med Vocational Careers Corp 1
112 Herzing University - Winter Park 1
112 Altierus Career College - Tampa 1
112 Pinellas Technical College-St. Petersburg 1
112 Florida Career College 1
123 Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico - Orlando 0
123 Lively Technical Center 0
123 Hobe Sound Bible College 0
123 South University, West Palm Beach 0
123 Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College 0
123 North Florida Community College 0
123 Southeastern College-West Palm Beach 0
123 Florida Gulf Coast University 0
123 Florida Career College - Lauderdale Lakes 0
123 Florida Career College - Tampa 0
123 Florida Career College - Jacksonville 0
123 Florida Career College - Boynton Beach 0
123 Suncoast Technical Education Center 0
123 Florida Career College - Orlando 0
123 InterAmerican Technical Institute 0

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