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Schools Offering Education Programs in Florida


Around 1.8% of Florida's graduates graduate from education degree programs every year. That means an estimated 8,904 education professionals graduate from Florida's 82 education schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida that has a education program is University of Miami. University of Miami, which was ranked 20th in the country in 2010, is located in Miami. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 60 students from its education program. University of Miami charged in-state students $37,836 in tuition fees per year.

University of Central Florida, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a education program. It is located in Orlando. 1,127 students graduated with degree in education from University of Central Florida in 2010. University of Central Florida charged in-state students $5,021 in tuition fees per year.

University of South Florida-Main Campus, which was ranked 20th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a education program. It is located in Tampa. 748 students graduated with degree in education from University of South Florida-Main Campus in 2010. University of South Florida-Main Campus charged in-state students $5,198 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Education schools in Florida, charge students an average tuition of $8,932 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,836 per year, or as little as $2,158 per year. In 2010, the education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Rollins College - located in Winter Park, students are charged $37,640 per year
  3. Stetson University - located in De Land, students are charged $33,424 per year

The following Florida education schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Palm Beach State College - located in Lake Worth, students are charged $2,158 per year
  2. Santa Fe College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $2,167 per year
  3. Pensacola State College - located in Pensacola, students are charged $2,179 per year

An education degree from a Florida school... what next?

Many Florida education graduates become a postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. If you decide to work as an education professional in Florida, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 163,240 Florida education professional as of 2010. This number includes 6,990 instructional coordinators, 7,200 postsecondary vocational teachers, and social science teachers. The Florida counties with the largest populations of education professional are:

  1. Hernando County - 25,180 education professionals
  2. Lake County - 21,040 education professionals
  3. Baker County - 12,640 education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of education professionals in the state of Florida will grow to 150,290. This would require a 13% growth in the field.

Salary

education professionals in Florida earn $67,971 per year on average. However, Florida education professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,720 per year to more than $163,980 per year in 2010. Education professionals in the following Florida counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Alachua County - $80,483 per year
  2. Broward County - $80,183 per year
  3. Miami-Dade County - $77,306 per year

The Florida counties with the lowest average salary for education professionals are:

  1. Bay County - $44,100 per year
  2. DeSoto County - $44,296 per year
  3. Bradford County - $44,860 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $108,140 per year
  2. Education Administrator - $95,370 per year
  3. Business Teacher - $86,740 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Elementary School Teacher - $49,820 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $49,220 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in education in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Florida
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Education in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Florida
  • Certificate in Education in Florida

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,614 miles from location Miami Dade College Miami FL 21.2072 n/a 59,120
5,691 miles from location University of Central Florida Orlando FL 79.9378 42% 53,401
5,765 miles from location University of Florida Gainesville FL 51.5494 57% 50,691
5,762 miles from location University of South Florida-Main Campus Tampa FL 72.4067 33% 40,022
5,885 miles from location Florida State University Tallahassee FL 44.3212 42% 39,785
5,626 miles from location Florida International University Miami FL 68.8147 46% 39,610
5,701 miles from location Valencia Community College Orlando FL 22.7696 n/a 39,008
5,613 miles from location Broward College Fort Lauderdale FL 17.4756 n/a 37,360
5,780 miles from location St Petersburg College Clearwater FL 18.6493 n/a 29,282
5,619 miles from location Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale FL 56.4155 31% 29,153
5,728 miles from location Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville FL 18.8342 n/a 28,877
5,612 miles from location Palm Beach State College Lake Worth FL 18.277 n/a 28,017
5,612 miles from location Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton FL 62.724 39% 27,637
5,764 miles from location Hillsborough Community College Tampa FL 20.5441 n/a 26,964
5,663 miles from location Brevard Community College Cocoa FL 23.0121 n/a 17,853
5,685 miles from location Daytona State College Daytona Beach FL 17.1637 n/a 17,352
5,633 miles from location Indian River State College Fort Pierce FL 19.855 n/a 17,110
5,615 miles from location Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale FL 40.4804 100% 16,882
5,716 miles from location University of North Florida Jacksonville FL 64.438 34% 16,477
5,698 miles from location Seminole State College of Florida Sanford FL 18.1118 n/a 16,417
5,723 miles from location Edison State College Fort Myers FL 14.6361 n/a 16,034
5,619 miles from location University of Miami Miami FL 80.2467 21% 15,629
5,685 miles from location Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide Daytona Beach FL 33.3322 69% 15,249
5,770 miles from location Santa Fe College Gainesville FL 24.8493 n/a 15,043
5,888 miles from location Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee FL 17.449 n/a 14,526
5,754 miles from location Saint Leo University Saint Leo FL 24.1963 31% 14,339
5,884 miles from location Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee FL 28.1175 53% 12,274
5,771 miles from location State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Bradenton FL 15.9671 n/a 11,746
6,058 miles from location Pensacola State College Pensacola FL 16.7322 n/a 11,598
6,059 miles from location The University of West Florida Pensacola FL 28.0496 38% 11,143
5,716 miles from location Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers FL 59.7095 37% 11,092
5,777 miles from location Pasco-Hernando Community College New Port Richey FL 16.3494 n/a 10,036
5,719 miles from location Polk State College Winter Haven FL 15.7445 n/a 9,437
5,615 miles from location Barry University Miami FL 20.8596 24% 8,846
5,752 miles from location College of Central Florida Ocala FL 17.9398 n/a 8,289
5,653 miles from location Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne FL 26.7586 22% 8,227
6,015 miles from location Northwest Florida State College Niceville FL 17.1141 n/a 7,556
5,765 miles from location The University of Tampa Tampa FL 60.8242 23% 6,291
5,969 miles from location Gulf Coast Community College Panama City FL 18.0854 n/a 6,178
5,725 miles from location Saint Johns River State College Palatka FL 17.0215 n/a 5,826
5,728 miles from location Lake-Sumter Community College Leesburg FL 16.3104 n/a 4,752
5,774 miles from location University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus Saint Petersburg FL 61.7936 56% 3,895
5,699 miles from location Stetson University De Land FL 29.1467 20% 3,790
5,684 miles from location Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach FL 47.2707 29% 3,614
5,724 miles from location Jacksonville University Jacksonville FL 21.703 18% 3,554
5,700 miles from location Rollins College Winter Park FL 67.1097 25% 3,294
5,611 miles from location Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach FL 59.622 44% 3,260
5,782 miles from location Florida Gateway College Lake City FL 19.1971 n/a 3,187
5,732 miles from location Southeastern University Lakeland FL 20.2948 n/a 2,950
5,705 miles from location South Florida Community College Avon Park FL 23.4449 n/a 2,902
5,623 miles from location Florida National College-Main Campus Hialeah FL 21.4722 n/a 2,811
5,705 miles from location Flagler College Saint Augustine FL 59.9923 49% 2,716
5,619 miles from location Saint Thomas University Opa Locka FL 48.5748 36% 2,476
5,723 miles from location Southwest Florida College Fort Myers FL 17.3818 n/a 2,432
5,733 miles from location Florida Southern College Lakeland FL 59.8689 33% 2,426
5,942 miles from location Chipola College Marianna FL 23.4792 n/a 2,341
5,614 miles from location Lynn University Boca Raton FL 18.2065 23% 2,224
5,621 miles from location University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus Fort Lauderdale FL 8.98568 n/a 2,116
5,620 miles from location Florida Memorial University Opa Locka FL 20.5697 25% 1,923
5,768 miles from location University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Sarasota FL 0.898931 n/a 1,803
5,616 miles from location Sheridan Technical Center Hollywood FL 20.2387 n/a 1,778
5,703 miles from location University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus Maitland FL 7.58641 n/a 1,463
5,706 miles from location Florida Keys Community College Key West FL 17.2235 n/a 1,407
5,730 miles from location University of South Florida-Polytechnic Lakeland FL 0.720431 n/a 1,304
5,833 miles from location North Florida Community College Madison FL 17.255 n/a 1,251
5,723 miles from location University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus Jacksonville FL 9.4393 n/a 1,164
0 miles from location Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus Miami FL 26.749 86% 1,081
5,711 miles from location Warner University Lake Wales FL 24.7058 52% 1,078
5,729 miles from location Edward Waters College Jacksonville FL 37.8029 61% 831
5,759 miles from location University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus Tampa FL 7.43942 n/a 772
5,958 miles from location The Baptist College of Florida Graceville FL 22.191 68% 589
5,779 miles from location Clearwater Christian College Clearwater FL 23.1467 64% 574
5,716 miles from location Ridge Career Center Winter Haven FL 10.9847 n/a 560
5,888 miles from location Flagler College-Tallahassee Tallahassee FL 0.96384 n/a 481
5,760 miles from location Florida College Tampa FL 58.2123 100% 467
5,627 miles from location Trinity International University Fort Lauderdale FL 1.34345 n/a 376
5,735 miles from location Trinity Baptist College Jacksonville FL 54.5556 100% 262
5,779 miles from location Loraines Academy Inc Saint Petersburg FL 18.5897 n/a 236
5,779 miles from location Trinity College of Florida New Port Richey FL 15.489 52% 211
5,619 miles from location Management Resources Institute Miami FL 33.5764 100% 162
5,618 miles from location Hobe Sound Bible College Hobe Sound FL 26.7435 n/a 119
5,695 miles from location Universal Beauty School Miami FL 30.8186 n/a 61
 

Curious what studying Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Florida

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other + n/a $70,710
2
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 73,150 $49,820 16.3%
3
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 30,780 $50,770 8.8%
4
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 10,920 $49,220 -0.1%
5
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 9,920 $69,860 -41.4%
6
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 8,340 $108,140 28.3%
7
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 7,200 $51,350 32.6%
8
Instructional Coordinators + 6,990 $53,830 10.3%
9
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 4,330 $86,740 46.3%
10
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,830 $69,680 21.5%
11
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 2,750 $51,320 -18.9%
12
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,520 $70,980 9.6%
13
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,700 $82,570 4.3%
14
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 910 $59,210 -21.6%
15
Education Administrators, All Other + 900 $95,370 12.5%
 

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