The College of Central Florida is ranked No. 29 in affordability in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Education. CF tuition and fees for 2017-2018 were 69 percent below the national average of $8,256 for public four-year or above institutions.
The cost for associate level courses is $112.92 per credit hour, or approximately $2,824 per year for a student with a 12-credit course load for two semesters. This new ranking puts CF in the top 1% for affordability.
The U.S. Department of Education releases the College Affordability and Transparency Lists annually to make the costs of college more transparent for students and their families. Data for the rankings comes from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems. Tuition reports include tuition and required fees, and are for full-time beginning students. The figures are based on a 12-credit course load for two semesters.
CF offers more than 140 academic pathways including college credit certificates, postsecondary adult vocational programs, associate and bachelor’s degrees. Several programs, including the Associate in Arts, can be completed online.