Florida: Here’s How Much College Costs These Days
It’s back-to-school time. Actually, a lot of students have already been back to school for a few weeks. Regardless, now is also the time that high school seniors apply for colleges. I remember applying to Michigan State University when I was a senior, the only college I wanted to apply for because it was close to home and I could commute. I got accepted right away and was thrilled. Of course, college costs big bucks. So, here’s how much college costs in the state of Florida.
Collegetuitioncompare.com has collected data on how much college costs based on the academic year 2022-2023. For their major numbers, they tallied public, private and community colleges. But, they’ve also broken down the numbers. According to their data, in Florida, L3Harris Flight Academy has the most expensive tuition & fees of $83,995 and PiBerry Institute has the lowest tuition & fees of $500. That’s quite a steal.
Florida: Here’s How Much College Costs
Here we go with the big numbers. The average itemized cost for Florida colleges for tuition and Fees is $4,242 for state residents and $16,535 for out-of-state. The cost per credit hour is $130 for state residents and $599 for out-of-state. The books and supplies cost is $1,360. Finally, the living cost is $11,296 (on-campus) or $11,657 (off-campus). See why I lived at home and commuted for college?
Let’s get some more details. The average itemized cost for public Florida colleges for tuition and fees is $4,242 for state residents and $8,931 for out-of-state. It’s worth noting that those numbers are below what I’m seeing for many other states. So, go Florida. Then, the average itemized cost for private colleges for tuition and fees is $18,800. Finally, the average itemized cost for two-but-less-than four year colleges for tuition and fees is $4,348 for state residents and $12,275 for out-of-state. Find the full summary for Florida colleges and their costs here.