August 19, 2022

Higher Education - Florida's Colleges & Universities

Chart: Florida's Private, Non-Profit Colleges and Universities

Ranked by enrollment.

| 6/12/2013
Rank Institution Main Campus Enrollment President
1 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale 28,378 George L. Hanbury II
2 Keiser University Fort Lauderdale 16,968 Arthur Keiser
3 University of Miami Coral Gables 15,323 Donna E. Shalala
4 Saint Leo University Saint Leo 13,731 Arthur F. Kirk
5 Barry University Miami Shores 9,519 Linda Bevilacqua
6 Columbia College Orlando 6,500 Gerald T. Brouder
7 Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne 6,400 Anthony Catanese
8 University of Tampa Tampa 5,800 Ronald L. Vaughn
9 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach 5,062 John P. Johnson
10 Stetson University DeLand 3,696 Wendy B. Libby
11 Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach 3,633 Edison O. Jackson (interim)
12 Jacksonville University Jacksonville 3,391 Tim Cost
13 Rollins College Winter Park 3,259 Lewis M. Duncan
14 Palm Beach Atlantic University West Palm Beach 3,211 William Fleming
15 Southeastern University Lakeland 3,075 Kent Ingle
16 Flagler College St. Augustine 2,662 William T. Abare Jr.
17 Webster University Longwood 2,600 Thomas A. Janke
18 Eckerd College St. Petersburg 2,508 Donald R. Eastman
19 Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens 2,454 Franklyn M. Casale
20 Lynn University Boca Raton 2,410 Kevin M. Ross
21 Ana G. Mendez University System Orlando 2,400 Jose F. Mendez
22 Adventist University of Health Sciences Orlando 2,390 David E. Greenlaw
23 Florida Southern College Lakeland 2,319 Anne B. Kerr
24 Johnson & Wales University North Miami 2,200 Loreen Chant
25 Southwest Florida College Fort Myers 2,000 Stephen Calabro
26 Hodges University Naples 1,904 Terry P. McMahan
27 Florida Memorial University Miami 1,816 Mary O'Banner
28 Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota 1,229 Larry R. Thompson
29 Everglades University Boca Raton 1,161 Kristi L. Mollis
30 Warner University Lake Wales 1,154 Gregory V. Hall
31 Carlos Albizu University Miami 1,000 Ileana Rodriguez-Garcia
32 Northwood University West Palm Beach 900 Keith A. Pretty
33 Ave Maria University Ave Maria 863 H. James Towey
34 City College Fort Lauderdale 850 Esther Fike
35 Edward Waters College Jacksonville 843 Nathaniel Glover
36 Jones College Jacksonville 650 Frank McCafferty
37 Clearwater Christian College Clearwater 604 Jack Klem
38 Webber International University Babson Park 602 H. Keith Wade
39 Baptist College of Florida Graceville 600 Thomas A. Kinchen
40 Florida College Temple Terrace 506 Harry 'Buddy' Payne
Ranked by enrollment. Sources: Florida Association of Colleges and Universities; Florida Trend research. Only schools offering bachelor's degrees and with an enrollment of more than 500 students are listed.
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