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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Florida

Around 0.0% of Florida's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 130 nurse practitioners graduate from Florida's 10 MSN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida with a MSN program is The University of Tampa, which is located in Tampa. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. 2 students graduated with a degree in MSN from The University of Tampa in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Tampa was $23,218 per year.

The second-ranked school in Florida that has a MSN program is Florida Southern College. Florida Southern College, which was ranked 40th in the country in 2010, is located in Lakeland. In 2010, Florida Southern College graduated 13 students from its MSN program. Students at Florida Southern College paid $24,662 per year in tuition fees.

Nova Southeastern University, which was ranked 40th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a MSN program. It is located in Fort Lauderdale. In 2010, Nova Southeastern University graduated 29 students from its MSN programs. Students at Nova Southeastern University paid $22,150 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Florida's MSN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $16,655 per year, though tuition can range from $27,200 per year to $10,680 per year. In 2010, the MSN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. Barry University - located in Miami, students are charged $27,200 per year
  2. Jacksonville University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $26,600 per year
  3. Florida Southern College - located in Lakeland, students are charged $24,662 per year

The MSN schools in Florida that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus - located in Maitland, students are charged $10,680 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus - located in Fort Lauderdale, students are charged $10,680 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $10,680 per year

A MSN degree from a Florida school... what next?

The highest percentage of MSN graduates in Florida pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Florida, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 3,750 Florida nurse practitioners as of 2010. In Florida, the largest numbers of nurse practitioners work in the following counties:

  1. Hernando County - 850 nurse practitioners
  2. Miami-Dade County - 560 nurse practitioners
  3. Broward County - 510 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,350 nurse practitioners will be working in Florida state. This would require the number of nurse practitioners to grow by 8%.


On average, nurse practitioners earn $65,030 per year. However, Florida nurse practitioners earned anywhere in the range from as less than $23,790 per year to more than $102,450 per year in 2010. The following counties in Florida have the highest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. Alachua County - $71,660 per year
  2. Brevard County - $70,600 per year
  3. Miami-Dade County - $69,150 per year

On average, nurse practitioners earns the least in the following Florida counties:

  1. Volusia County - $51,690 per year
  2. Bradford County - $54,880 per year
  3. Palm Beach County - $56,790 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Florida statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as RN to BSN or RN.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 3,750 $65,030 -31.1%

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