Nursing Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 89 accredited schools where nursing classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing training in Florida, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. Atlantic Technical Center

    4700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, Florida 33063-3902

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  2. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  3. Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia

    2901 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Panama City, Florida 32405

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  4. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

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  5. Brevard Community College

    1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922

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  6. Broward College

    225 E las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

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  7. College of Central Florida

    3001 SW College Rd, Ocala, Florida 34474

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  8. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Chipola College

    3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, Florida 32446-2053

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  10. Daytona State College

    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

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  11. South University-West Palm Beach

    9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411

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  12. Edison State College

    8099 College Pky SW, Fort Myers, Florida 33919-0000

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  13. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  14. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  15. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  16. Concorde Career Institute in Jacksonville

    7960 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-7480

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  17. Concorde Career Institute in Miramar

    10933 Marks Way, Miramar, Florida 33025

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  18. Concorde Career Institute in Tampa

    4202 W Spruce, Tampa, Florida 33607-4127

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  19. Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

    671 Winyah Drive, Orlando, Florida 32803

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  20. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  21. Florida Keys Community College

    5901 College Rd, Key West, Florida 33040

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  22. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

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  23. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Gulf Coast Community College

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401

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  26. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  27. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  28. ITT Technical Institute-Tampa

    4809 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, Florida 33634-7350

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  29. Jacksonville University

    2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394

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  30. Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale

    1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  31. Florida Gateway College

    Highway 90 East, Lake City, Florida 32025-2007

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  32. Lake-Sumter Community College

    9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, Florida 34788-8751

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  33. State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

    5840 26th St W, Bradenton, Florida 34207

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  34. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  35. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Fortis College in Tampa

    3910 US Hwy 301 N Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33619

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  37. North Florida Community College

    325 NW Turner Davis Dr, Madison, Florida 32340

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  38. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  39. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  40. Northwest Florida State College

    100 College Blvd, Niceville, Florida 32578-1295

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  41. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  42. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  43. Pasco-Hernando Community College

    10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5199

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  44. Pensacola State College

    1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, Florida 32504-8998

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  45. Polk State College

    999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven, Florida 33881-4299

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  46. First Coast Technical College

    2980 Collins Ave, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084-1919

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  47. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  48. Santa Fe College

    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

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  49. Seminole State College of Florida

    100 Weldon Blvd, Sanford, Florida 32773-6199

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  50. Sheridan Technical Center

    5400 Sheridan St, Hollywood, Florida 33021

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  51. Saint Johns River State College

    5001 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, Florida 32177

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  52. South Florida Community College

    600 W College Dr, Avon Park, Florida 33825-9356

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  53. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  55. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  56. Valencia Community College

    190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801

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  57. Rasmussen College-Florida

    2221 SW 19th Avenue Road, Ocala, Florida 34471-7751

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  58. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  59. McFatter Technical Center

    6500 Nova Drive, Davie, Florida 33317

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  60. City College in Fort Lauderdale

    2000 W. Commerical Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

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  61. Everest University-Brandon

    3924 Coconut Palm Dr, Tampa, Florida 33619-1354

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  62. Herzing University in Winter Park

    1595 S. Semoran Blvd, Ste 1501, Winter Park, Florida 32792-5509

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  63. Sanford-Brown Institute in Jacksonville

    10255 Fortune Parkway, Suite501, Jacksonville, Florida 32256

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  64. Galen School of Nursing-Tampa Bay

    11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N., Suite 100, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33716

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  65. Lee County High Tech Center North

    360 Santa Barbara Blvd North, Cape Coral, Florida 33993-2479

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  66. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus

    2290 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, Florida 32751-7001

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  67. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  68. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus

    600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500, Plantation, Florida 33324-1393

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  69. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus

    4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-0959

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  70. University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus

    12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-1920

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  71. Dade Medical College in Miami

    3721-1 NW 7th street, Miami, Florida 33126

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  72. Cambridge Institute of Allied Health

    1912 Boothe Circle Suite 200, Longwood, Florida 32750

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  73. Saber

    3990 W Flagler St., Ste 103, Miami, Florida 33134

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  74. Taylor College

    5190 SE 125th Street, Belleview, Florida 34420

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  75. South University-Tampa

    4401 N Himes Ave, Tampa, Florida 33614-7095

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  76. Management Resources Institute

    10 NW Le Jeune Road, Miami, Florida 33126

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  77. Wolford College

    1336 Creekside Boulevard, Suite 2, Naples, Florida 34108

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  78. University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

    8350 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34243-2049

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  79. University of South Florida-Polytechnic

    3433 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33803-9807

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  80. Dade Medical College in Hialeah

    2750 West 68th St # 202, Hialeah, Florida 33016

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  81. Virginia College-Jacksonville

    5940 Beach Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32207

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  82. Rose Training Institute

    301 3rd St NW Ste 212, Winter Haven, Florida 33881

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  83. College of Business and Technology-Cutler Bay

    19151 South Dixie Hwy # 205, Cutler Bay, Florida 33157

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  84. Chamberlain College of Nursing-Jacksonville Campus

    5200 Belfort Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32256

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  85. Remington College of Nursing Orlando

    600 Century Point Ste 1050, Lake Mary, Florida 32746

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  86. Immokalee Technical Center

    508 N 9th St, Immokalee, Florida 34142

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  87. Dade Medical College in Homestead

    381 N Krome Ave, Homestead, Florida 33030

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  88. Dade Medical College in Hollywood

    6837 Taft St, Hollywood, Florida 33024

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  89. Marchman Technical Education Center

    7825 Campus Dr., New Port Richey, Florida 34653

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Cities

  1. Nursing Schools in Tampa, FL8 Schools
  2. Nursing Schools in Jacksonville, FL8 Schools
  3. Nursing Schools in Miami, FL6 Schools
  4. Nursing Schools in Fort Lauderdale, FL4 Schools
  5. Nursing Schools in Tallahassee, FL3 Schools
  6. Nursing Schools in Orlando, FL3 Schools
  7. Nursing Schools in Panama City, FL2 Schools
  8. Nursing Schools in Winter Haven, FL2 Schools
  9. Nursing Schools in Ocala, FL2 Schools
  10. Nursing Schools in Pensacola, FL2 Schools
  11. Nursing Schools in New Port Richey, FL2 Schools
  12. Nursing Schools in Gainesville, FL2 Schools
  13. Nursing Schools in Lakeland, FL2 Schools
  14. Nursing Schools in Fort Myers, FL2 Schools
  15. Nursing Schools in Daytona Beach, FL2 Schools
  16. Nursing Schools in Hollywood, FL2 Schools
  17. Nursing Schools in Homestead, FL1 Schools
  18. Nursing Schools in Immokalee, FL1 Schools
  19. Nursing Schools in Madison, FL1 Schools
  20. Nursing Schools in Key West, FL1 Schools
  21. Nursing Schools in Bradenton, FL1 Schools
  22. Nursing Schools in Sarasota, FL1 Schools
  23. Nursing Schools in Marianna, FL1 Schools
  24. Nursing Schools in Belleview, FL1 Schools
  25. Nursing Schools in Lake Mary, FL1 Schools
  26. Nursing Schools in West Palm Beach, FL1 Schools
  27. Nursing Schools in Niceville, FL1 Schools
  28. Nursing Schools in Boca Raton, FL1 Schools
  29. Nursing Schools in Leesburg, FL1 Schools
  30. Nursing Schools in Lake Worth, FL1 Schools
  31. Nursing Schools in Fort Pierce, FL1 Schools
  32. Nursing Schools in Longwood, FL1 Schools
  33. Nursing Schools in Cutler Bay, FL1 Schools
  34. Nursing Schools in Maitland, FL1 Schools
  35. Nursing Schools in Saint Petersburg, FL1 Schools
  36. Nursing Schools in Sanford, FL1 Schools
  37. Nursing Schools in Largo, FL1 Schools
  38. Nursing Schools in Lake City, FL1 Schools
  39. Nursing Schools in Winter Park, FL1 Schools
  40. Nursing Schools in Saint Augustine, FL1 Schools
  41. Nursing Schools in Avon Park, FL1 Schools
  42. Nursing Schools in Cocoa, FL1 Schools
  43. Nursing Schools in Hialeah, FL1 Schools
  44. Nursing Schools in Cape Coral, FL1 Schools
  45. Nursing Schools in Palatka, FL1 Schools
  46. Nursing Schools in Naples, FL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Nursing Employment

Florida 302,330
National 5,150,780

Approximately 6% of the country's nursing professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Florida

296,070 298,800 294,460 293,310 302,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 6,260 more nursing professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$55,144 $57,466 $57,600 $56,994 $58,366
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nursing professionals is increasing in Florida. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $55,144 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $58,366 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$37,840
25th percentile
$45,616
50th percentile
$55,104
75th percentile
$67,372
90th percentile
$82,406

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 118%

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Florida

BSN
$63,010
Forensic Nursing
$82,405
Gerontology
$70,042
Nursing
$58,366
RN to BSN
$63,010

Nursing professionals in Florida earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
51
bachelor
42
master
38
doctor
12
Certificate
127
Total270

As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 89 accredited nursing schools in Florida state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 2,509 nursing graduates from nursing courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 16,542 graduates.

This represents a 559% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Florida

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