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Acceptance Rate 50.27%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 26.98%
Applicants 479,992
Admitted 241,304
Enrolled 65,092

Applying To Florida Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 50.27% at Florida colleges and universities where total 479,992 students have applied and 241,304 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $58.73 and the graduate application fees is $52.90. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Florida colleges.
General Admission Information of Florida Colleges
Open Admission Policy269 out of 372 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 58.73
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 52.90
Average Acceptance Rate50.27%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.98%
Average Test Scores1,134 SAT / 69 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 479,992 students (193,494 men and 286,216 women) applied to and 241,304 (96,675 men and 144,597 women) students were accepted to admit Florida Colleges. Among them, 28,321 men and 36,771 women were enrolled into Florida schools. The average acceptance rate is 50.27% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 26.98%. The table below shows the Florida colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Florida Colleges (2020-2021)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants479,992193,494286,216
Admitted241,30496,675144,597
Enrolled65,09228,32136,771
Acceptance Rate 50.27% 49.96% 50.52%
Enrollment Ratio 26.98% 29.30% 25.43%
[Chart]Florida Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Florida college, 42,291 students (70.30% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 19,004 students (39.24%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,225 and 25th percentile score is 1,042. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 77 and 25th percentile score is 60. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Florida colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Florida Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing531.89620.00
SAT Math509.86605.46
ACT Composite21.0326.00
ACT Math19.1624.46
ACT English20.1126.62
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Florida Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Florida Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Florida Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Florida State, 107 schools use semester calendar systems and 17 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester107 out of 372 schools
Quarter17 out of 372 schools
Trimester10 out of 372 schools
Four-one-four plan2 out of 372 schools
Other academic year22 out of 372 schools
Differs by program75 out of 372 schools
Continuous123 out of 372 schools
Un-Known/Other16 out of 372 schools
Next table describes credits that Florida colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits114 out of 372 schools
Credits for Life Experiences90 out of 372 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits121 out of 372 schools
Credit for Military Training127 out of 372 schools

Application Requirements

49 Florida schools require High School GPA and 63 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 34 Florida colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Florida colleges.
Admission Checklist for Florida Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA494
High School Rank025
High School Record (or Transcript)631
Completion of College Preparatory Program1426
Recommendations2515
Formal Demonstration of Competencies412
Admission Test Scores3411
TOEFL419
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)132