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Schools Offering English Programs in Florida

Around 0.5% of Florida's graduates graduate from English degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,393 english professionals graduate from Florida's 33 English schools.

Top Schools

University of Miami, which is located in Miami, is the top-ranked school in Florida that has a English program. It received a ranking of 20th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Miami graduated 63 students from its English program. Tuition at University of Miami was $37,836 per year.

The second-ranked school in Florida that has a English program is University of Central Florida. University of Central Florida, which was ranked 20th in the country in 2010, is located in Orlando. In 2010, University of Central Florida graduated 237 students from its English program. Students at University of Central Florida paid $5,021 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Florida with a English program is University of South Florida-Main Campus, which is located in Tampa. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, University of South Florida-Main Campus graduated 482 students from its English programs. Tuition at University of South Florida-Main Campus was $5,198 per year.


If you choose to attend a Florida English school, average tuition will be $15,140 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,835 per year to $37,836 per year. In 2010, the following Florida English schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Florida English schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Florida Atlantic University - located in Boca Raton, students are charged $3,835 per year
  2. The University of West Florida - located in Pensacola, students are charged $4,154 per year
  3. University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus - located in Saint Petersburg, students are charged $4,615 per year

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

In Florida, the largest numbers of english professional work in the following counties:

  1. Lake County - 1,200 english professionals
  2. Hernando County - 980 english professionals
  3. Miami-Dade County - 640 english professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of english professionals in the state of Florida will grow to 12,880. This would require a 5% growth in the field.


english professionals in Florida earn $52,380 per year on average. But, salaries for english professional can vary. In 2010, english professional made as little as less than $16,030 per year or as much as more than $111,150 per year in Florida. The counties in Florida with the highest average salary for english professionals are:

  1. Volusia County - $60,770 per year
  2. Manatee County - $58,843 per year
  3. Brevard County - $57,600 per year

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

  1. Martin County - $30,750 per year
  2. DeSoto County - $41,000 per year
  3. Bradford County - $43,670 per year

On average, the highest paid english professionals in Florida were:

  1. Technical Writer - $55,670 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $51,320 per year
  3. Creative Writer - $50,150 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Florida were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $51,320 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $50,150 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Florida statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

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

  • Associate's Degree in English in Florida
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Florida
  • Master's Degree in English in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 2,750 $51,320 -18.9%
Writers and Authors 1,860 $50,150 24.8%
Technical Writers 1,700 $55,670 -8.6%

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