Liberal Arts Colleges in Florida with Degree Program Descriptions

Florida is home to 70 postsecondary schools offering programs in liberal arts. Compare a variety of schools offering liberal arts programs based on important factors for your consideration.

Are you considering pursuing a degree in liberal arts in Florida? In this article, you will find information about schools near large cities, the schools with the highest enrollment figures, schools with the lowest net cost, and schools with the highest graduation rates.

Florida Schools Near Large Cities

Location is often a factor when deciding on which school to attend. In Florida, there are schools with liberal arts programs offered in the five largest cities, giving you plenty of options to choose from.

  • Miami Dade College (Miami)
  • University of South Florida - Main Campus (Tampa)
  • Florida State University at Jacksonville (Jacksonville)
  • University of Central Florida (Orlando)
  • University of South Florida - St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg)

Largest Schools in Florida

The five largest schools in Florida are all 4-year public universities. Two of them, Miami Dade College and Broward College offer associate's and bachelor's degrees, while the other three (University of Central Florida, Florida International University, and the University of Florida) offer degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Miami Dade College (66,046)
  • University of Central Florida (60,767)
  • Florida International University (49,610)
  • University of Florida (49,459)
  • Broward College (44,119)

Lowest Net Price

The net price of schools in Florida offering liberal arts programs is calculated by deducting the average amount of financial aid awarded to full-time undergraduate students from the total cost to attend each school. The percentage of students that receive financial aid from the schools listed below ranges from 67% to 87%.

  • Indian River State College ($1,547)
  • Palm Beach State College ($2,615)
  • North Florida Community College ($4,178)
  • Tallahassee Community College ($4,307)
  • Chipola College ($4,408)

Highest Graduation Rate

The Florida liberal arts schools with the highest graduate rates are a mix of private and public institutions. Beacon College and the New College of Florida offer bachelor's programs only, while the University of Florida, the University of Miami, and Florida State University offer degrees at all levels.

  • University of Florida (87% graduation rate)
  • University of Miami (82% graduation rate)
  • Beacon College (80% graduation rate)
  • Florida State University (79% graduation rate)
  • New College of Florida (71% graduation rate)

Students interested in pursuing a liberal arts degree in Florida have many schools to choose from, making it easy to find the best one for each individual.

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