Publishes List of Best Online Colleges in Florida

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2018 Online Programs Highlighted in Higher Education Resource’s New Ranking has released its 2018 ranking of the Best Online Colleges in Florida. Nearly 40 colleges and universities in Florida were highlighted as institutions with strong and cost-friendly virtual learning programs. The four year schools earning spots in the top five were Saint Leo University, University of Florida, University of South Florida-Main Campus, University of Central Florida and Jones College-Jacksonville. Tallahassee Community College was a standout among two year schools.

“Virtual and online learning is no longer a marginalized experience,” Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of “Schools like the University of Florida are partnering with the Online Learning Consortium in administering best practices for online education. The institutions on this ranking are all working hard to provide high quality, affordable opportunities for their students.”

A few of the metrics considered for this ranking include student-teacher ratio, annual in-state tuition, and the availability of grants and scholarships. The institutions on’s ranking are also all accredited public or private non-for-profit institutions.

For a complete list of Florida’s Best Online Colleges and more information about this ranking’s methodology, visit:

Florida’s Best Four Year Online Colleges for 2018:

Adventist University of Health Sciences
Broward College
Daytona State College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide
Everglades University
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University    
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Institute of Technology-Online
Florida International University
Florida Southwestern State College
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Florida State University
Hobe Sound Bible College
Hodges University
Indian River State College
Jones College-Jacksonville
Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico-Miami
Remington College-Heathrow Campus
Saint Leo University
South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary
Southeastern University
St Petersburg College
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
The Baptist College of Florida
The University of West Florida
Trinity Baptist College
Trinity College of Florida
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
University of Florida-Online
University of Fort Lauderdale
University of North Florida
University of South Florida-Main Campus
University of South Florida-St Petersburg
Warner University
Webber International University

Florida’s Best Two Year College of 2018:

Tallahassee Community College began in 2012 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by more than 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 130 government organizations.

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