South Florida State College

Public, Four-years School Located in Avon Park, FL

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How much is the South Florida State tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, South Florida State's tuition & fees is $3,165 for Florida residents and $11,859 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $14,524 for Florida residents and $23,218 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

South Florida State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$3,165
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,859
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
Off-campus Room & Board$5,920
Off-campus Expenses$4,239
2023-2024 Estimates
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$3,165
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,859

How Much Does it Cost to Go to South Florida State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $47,436 at South Florida State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $47,428. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $20,092.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Sophomore (2024-25)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Junior (2025-26)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Senior (2026-27)$11,859$11,857$5,023
4 Years Total$47,436$47,428$20,092
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Sophomore (2025-26)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Junior (2026-27)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Senior (2027-28)$11,859$11,857$5,023
4 Years Total$47,436$47,428$20,092
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Sophomore (2026-27)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Junior (2027-28)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Senior (2028-29)$11,859$11,857$5,023
4 Years Total$47,436$47,428$20,092
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Sophomore (2027-28)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Junior (2028-29)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Senior (2029-30)$11,859$11,857$5,023
4 Years Total$47,436$47,428$20,092
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Sophomore (2028-29)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Junior (2029-30)$11,859$11,857$5,023
Senior (2030-31)$11,859$11,857$5,023
4 Years Total$47,436$47,428$20,092

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, South Florida State' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $9,086.
In-StateOut-of-State
South Florida State College$3,165$11,859
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Florida Four-years Colleges$16,838
Public Schools$4,270$9,086
Private Schools$18,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between South Florida State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
South Florida State CollegeAvon Park, FL$3,165$11,859
Eastern Florida State CollegeMelbourne, FL$2,791$10,976
College of Central FloridaOcala, FL$2,710$10,517
Chipola CollegeMarianna, FL$3,120$8,950
Daytona State CollegeDaytona Beach, FL$3,106$11,994
Florida SouthWestern State CollegeFort Myers, FL$3,401$12,979
Florida State College at JacksonvilleJacksonville, FL$2,657$9,631
Florida CollegeTemple Terrace, FL$17,142$18,060
Indian River State CollegeFort Pierce, FL$2,764$10,201
Florida Gateway CollegeLake City, FL$3,100$11,747
State College of Florida-Manatee-SarasotaBradenton, FL$3,074$11,595

Financial Aid and COA

At South Florida State College, 1,500 students (54%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,834.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at South Florida State is $16,384 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 281 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,588 and the average amount of student loans is $4,386.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$14,524$23,218
Tuition & Fees$3,165$11,859
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,359$11,359
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$7,690$16,384
Average Financial Aid$6,834$6,834
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,50054%$6,834
Pell Grants1,21744%$4,102
Federal Student Loan1004%$6,084
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid28185%-
Grants or Scholarships28085%$7,588
Federal Grants27684%$7,091
Pell Grants21967%$5,579
Other Federal Grants27483%$2,683
State/Local Grants5216%$2,041
Institutional Grants7021%$879
Student Loan Aid134%$4,386
Federal Student Loans134%$4,386
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level276270$7,609
0-30,000187181$8,808
30,001-48,0002525$6,092
48,001-75,0003131$5,671
75,001-110,0001515$3,405
110,001 or more1818$4,103

Student Population

South Florida State College has a total of 2,892 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 971 male students and 1,806 female students attending South Florida State. The school offers online degree programs and 864 students enrolled online exclusively (29.88% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate2,777 9711,806

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address600 W College Dr, Avon Park, FL
Phone863-453-6661
WEBwww.southflorida.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered74 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,892
Graduation Rate56%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties66 (Full-time), 81 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs252 (Full-time), 170 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$51,817
Average Staff Salary$45,142