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Florida Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in electronics and computer technology industries, in accounting, office, and new media technologies, and in maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school will be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a solid reputation. Fortunately, several Florida technical schools fit the bill.

Florida technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Florida’s best technical schools include Florida Institute of Technology (est. 1958), Florida Technical College (est. 1982), and Mid-Florida Tech (est. 1963). Overall, the state of Florida has 40 public and 144 private institutions with more than 798,952 students enrolled. Thousands of Florida students attend technical school, with nearly 20,000 enrolled in Florida’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Florida Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Florida technical school is $2,980 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Florida technical schools is $19,167 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Florida technical schools start at around $220 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $320 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Florida colleges is $7,730 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Florida Technical Schools and Enrollment

Florida Institute of Technology, (avg. enrollment 6,400 students)
Florida Technical College, (avg. enrollment 831 students)
Mid-Florida Tech, (avg. enrollment 12,000)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Florida

Florida Institute of Technology
Florida Technical College
ITT Technical Institute
DeVry University
Lincoln Technical Institute

Accredited Florida Technical Schools

Florida Institute of Technology
Florida Technical College
Mid-Florida Tech
Ridge Technical School


Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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