Jacksonville, Florida (FL) Colleges and Universities

Jul 14, 2020

Among schools within a 25-mile radius of Jacksonville, Florida, learn which are the closest, the largest, have the lowest net price and highest graduation rates based on data from National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest schools to Jacksonville, Florida

One public and three private (not-for-profit) schools comprise the four closest schools in Jacksonville, Florida. If you are looking for schools near downtown, here are the colleges and universities in the area:

  • Trinity Baptist College (3.9 miles from downtown)
  • Edward Waters College (4.7 miles from downtown)
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville (7.1 miles from downtown)
  • Jacksonville University (11.4 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools in Jacksonville, Florida

A mix of public and private (nonprofit) schools makes up the list of the largest in Jacksonville. Students may pursue an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree offered mostly by large schools. Below are the four schools in Jacksonville with the largest student population according to NCES in 2018-2019:

  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (23,413 students)
  • University of North Florida (16,776 students)
  • Jacksonville University (4,213 students)
  • Edward Waters College (2,906 students)

Lowest Net Price

Cost may be a factor in your evaluation of the schools in Jacksonville, Florida. Below are the schools with the lowest average net prices for full-time undergraduate students in 2018-2019. (NCES generates the amount by subtracting the grant or scholarship money awarded by the federal, state or local governments, or the institution, from total cost of attendance. For public institutions, only costs for in-state students are listed.)

  • Florida State College at Jacksonville ($3,017)
  • Edward Waters College ($12,479)
  • Trinity Baptist College ($15,745)
  • University of North Florida ($9,857)

Highest Graduation Rate

NCES generates the graduation rate by computing the percentage of full-time, undergraduate students who finished a degree within 150% of the time allotted by the institution to complete the course. Here are three schools with the highest graduation rate in Jacksonville, Florida according to 2018-2019 stats:

  • University of North Florida (67% graduation rate)
  • Jacksonville University (52% graduation rate)
  • Trinity Baptist College (33% graduation rate)

You will find here schools in Jacksonville, Florida that are within 25 miles of the city, the largest, have the lowest net price and highest graduation rate--all of which can provide information that may help you in your decision about your education.

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