Best Online Colleges in Florida Chosen by AffordableCollegesOnline.org

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Cost, Quality Analysis Credits Schools for Excellence in Online Education for 2016

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More than 60 percent of college students in Florida are going to school part-time...online education programs allow these students the flexibility to take on the challenge of earning a degree.

A list of the Best Online Colleges in Florida for 2016 has been released by leading higher education information resource AffordableCollegesOnline.org. Analyzing more than a dozen unique data points, 40 schools were pinpointed for offering maximum value and quality in online learning in the state. Four-year colleges earning the highest marks include Saint Leo University, University of Florida, Florida International University, Keiser University Fort Lauderdale and the University of Central Florida; two-year colleges include Tallahassee Community College, Locklin Technical Center and Sheridan Technical College.

"More than 60 percent of college students in Florida are going to school part-time, and online education programs allow these students the flexibility to take on the challenge of earning a degree,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. "The colleges on our list are maximizing student’s time and efforts by providing a variety of degree programs online, while maintaining a focus on affordability.”

In order to be considered for ranking, AffordableCollegesOnline.org requires colleges and universities to meet several baseline requirements. The Best Online Colleges in Florida are all fully accredited and carry public or private not-for-profit status. Schools on the Best Two-Year list all offer in-state tuition under $5,000 per year, while schools on the Best Four-Year list offer in-state tuition under $25,000 per year. Rankings for each college are determined by a variety of other qualitative and quantitative metrics, including student-teacher ratios and graduation rates.

A full list of the Best Online Colleges in Florida, including rankings and information on how each school was scored can be found by visit the following page:

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/florida/

The full list of Best Two-Year Online Colleges in Florida for 2016 is included below:

Atlantic Technical College
Florida Keys Community College
Radford M. Locklin Technical Center
Sheridan Technical College
Tallahassee Community College
William T. McFatter Technical College

The full list of Best Two-Year Online Colleges in Florida for 2016 is included below:

Adventist University of Health Sciences
Bethune-Cookman University
Broward College
City College - Fort Lauderdale
Daytona State College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide
Everglades University
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Gateway College
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida International University
Florida SouthWestern State College
Florida State College at Jacksonville
Hobe Sound Bible College
Hodges University
Indian River State College
Johnson University Florida
Keiser University - Fort Lauderdale
Pensacola State College
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 College of Florida
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
University of Fort Lauderdale
University of North Florida
Warner University
Webber International University

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AffordableCollegesOnline.org began in 2011 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 nearly 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 120 government organizations.

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