Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Florida -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Florida Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Florida -

University of Florida tops our Florida list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. U of F charges tuition and fees of $28,659 ($6,381 for Florida residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 42.0%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,380. The average salary for recent graduates is $72,000.

The total ranking includes 59 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $16,501 to $48,484 (in-state from $5,587 to $48,484). Acceptance rates range from 35.7% to 85.1%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,050 to 1,390 and average salaries of graduates range from $56,000 to $72,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of FloridaGainesville, Florida$6,381 / $28,659
2University of Central FloridaOrlando, Florida$6,368 / $22,467
3University of South Florida Sarasota - ManateeSarasota, Florida$5,587 / $16,501
4Florida State UniversityTallahassee, Florida$6,517 / $21,683
5Florida International UniversityMiami, Florida$6,556 / $18,954
6University of South Florida - Main CampusTampa, Florida$6,410 / $17,324
7Barry UniversityMiami, Florida$30,014
8The University of West FloridaPensacola, Florida$5,776 / $18,658
9University of North FloridaJacksonville, Florida$5,755 / $18,718
10University of MiamiCoral Gables, Florida$48,484
View the Full List of 59

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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