Most Selective Community Colleges in Florida

  • The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is approximately 86% per year (2020).
  • The most selective college in Florida is currently Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, with an acceptance rate of 49%.

Most Selective Community Colleges in Florida (2020)

  • College Acceptance Rate Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale
    Private, non-profit
    49%
    1500 NW 49th St.
    Fort Lauderdale FL  33309
    (954)776-4476
  • Rank: #22.
    Southeastern College
    Private, for profit
    61%
    1756 North Congress Ave.
    West Palm Beach FL  33409
    (561)433-2330
  • Rank: #33.
    Johnson & Wales University-North Miami
    Private, non-profit
    70%
    1701 NE 127th St
    Miami FL  33181
    (305)892-7000
  • Rank: #44.
    Florida College
    Public
    77%
    119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Tampa FL  33617
    (813)988-5131
  • Rank: #55.
    Everglades University
    Private, non-profit
    86%
    5002 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 100
    Boca Raton FL  33431
    (561)912-1211
  • Rank: #6-116.-11.
    Adventist University of Health Sciences
    Private, non-profit
    100%
    671 Winyah Drive
    Orlando FL  32803
    (407)303-7742
  • Rank: #6-116.-11.
    Polk State College
    Polk State College Photo - Polk State College provides access to affordable, quality higher education to more than 16,000 students a year at six locations across Polk County, Florida.
    Public
    100%
    999 Avenue H NE
    Winter Haven FL  33881
    (863)297-1000
  • Rank: #6-116.-11.100%
    100 Weldon Blvd
    Sanford FL  32773
    (407)708-4722
  • Rank: #6-116.-11.
    Tallahassee Community College
    Tallahassee Community College Photo
    Public
    100%
    444 Appleyard Dr
    Tallahassee FL  32304
  • Rank: #6-116.-11.
    Herzing University-Winter Park
    Private, for profit
    100%
    1865 SR 436
    Winter Park FL  32792
    (407)478-0500
  • Rank: #6-116.-11.
    Concorde Career Institute-Jacksonville
    Private, for profit
    100%
    7259 Salisbury Road
    Jacksonville FL  32256
    (904)725-0525
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