Estimate costs for the 2016-2017 school year.
|Florida Resident || Out of State Resident |
|Direct Costs |
|Tuition & Fees||$ 6,916||$ 29,944|
|Room & Board||9,370||9,370|
|Direct Costs Subtotal: ||16,286 || 39,314 |
|Books & Supplies||1,200||1,200|
|Variable Costs Subtotal ||4,470 ||4,470 |
|Estimated Total Cost of Attendance (COA)||$20,756 ||$43,784|
|Tuition and Fees||$29,944|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200|
|Room and Board||$11,867|
Please note: All amounts, including school fees, are estimated. International students need to budget for any annual fee increases (typically estimated at $250), for travel back and forth from home country, and summer living expenses.
View the 2018-2019 Tuition and Fee Schedule, with a breakout of charges.
“Residency for tuition purposes” can refer to more than simply the state in which you live. Learn more information about residency guidelines here.
Waivers and Exemptions
There are special circumstances that may qualify you for a tuition exemption or waiver. Click here for the Waiver and Exemption form which has a complete list. Several such circumstances are described below.
Out-of-State Waivers for Students with Three Years of Attendance and Graduation from a Florida High School – FS 1009.26(12a)
If you are a student who does not qualify for Florida residency for tuition purposes, but you are graduating from a Florida high school, you might be eligible for an out-of-state tuition waiver to reduce your tuition and fees to Florida rates.
If you have attended a Florida high school for at least 3 consecutive years immediately before graduating from a Florida high school, you must apply for enrollment within 24 months after high school graduation, and submit an official Florida high school transcript as evidence of attendance and graduation.
Please note that you cannot be eligible for Florida grant and scholarship programs with this status. Through this waiver, you retain out-of-state residency and are charged Florida resident rates for tuition and fees for up to 110 percent of your required hours to degree
Purple Heart or Another Combat Decoration Superior in Precedence
If you are the recipient of a Purple Heart or other combat decoration superior in precedence, you may be eligible for a tuition waiver:
Recipient of Purple Heart or Superior Combat Decoration
A state university or community college shall waive undergraduate tuition for each recipient of a Purple Heart or another combat decoration superior in precedence who:
Such a waiver for a Purple Heart recipient or recipient of another combat decoration superior in precedence shall be applicable for 110 percent of the number of required credit hours of the degree or certificate program for which the student is enrolled.
Active Duty Service Members
Waivers of out-of-state fees are available for active duty service members of the Armed Forces of the United States residing or stationed outside of Florida.