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Looking for an affordable Christian school in Florida? Below you’ll find a list of 10 top Christian affiliated private schools as well as some key overview details. Each school’s name is linked to their website where you can explore more information. It is followed by the city where the school is located, what accreditation is offered, what religious affiliation they have (if any), how many students are in the student body, and how much tuition is for one year (this does not include room and board or other fees). The listing also includes what percentage of students receive some sort of financial aid and how many degree programs the school offers. 

Eckerd College

City: St. Petersburg Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Students: 1,800
Tuition: $40,020
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 39


Southeastern University

City: Lakeland Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 
Affiliation: Non-denominational
Students: 8,000
Awards & Recognition: 

  • Top 3% of the fastest-growing private universities in the U.S.
  • Top 50 most beautiful Christian colleges & Universities
  • Top 20 athletic programs in the NAIA
  • No. 1 in the nation for women’s basketball in the NAIA coaches’ poll.
  • Top 25% in affordability by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.

Tuition: $25,870
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 55 


Saint Leo University

City: Saint Leo
Accredited by the Southern Educational Association
Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church
Students: 13,099
Awards & Recognition:

  • 2018 Best Regional University–South and Best Value University–South by U.S. News & World Report
  • Included in U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2017 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans

Tuition: $22,400
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 73%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 32

Warner University

City: Lake Wales
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Affiliation: Church of God
Students: 1,200
Awards & Recognition: Warner has received recognition for Campus Diversity by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" for four consecutive years
Tuition: $21,915
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 27


Florida College

City: Temple Terrace
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Affiliation: None
Students: 513
Tuition: $16,074
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 10


Johnson University

City: Kissimmee
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Affiliation: None
Students: 188
Tuition: $14,880
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 23


Bethune-Cookman College

City: Daytona Beach
Accredited regionally
Affiliation: United Methodist Church
Students: 4,036
Tuition: $14,410
Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 61


Florida Christian University

City: Orlando
Affiliation: Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
Students: 205
Tuition: $13,780
Students Receiving Financial Aid: Does not accept federal or state funds or government-funded state loans
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 12


Trinity Baptist College

City: Jacksonville 
Accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
Affiliation: Independent Baptist
Students: 377
Tuition: $11,040
Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: 25


Pensacola Christian College

City: Pensacola 
Accreditation, a pre-accreditation status, by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. In October 2013, PCC was officially accredited by TRACS.
Affiliation: Independent Baptist
Students: 4,882
Tuition: $6,298
Students Receiving Financial Aid: Does not accept federal or state funds or government-funded state loans
Undergraduate Degree Offerings: Eight academic divisions including Arts and Sciences, Basic Sciences and Engineering, Bible, Business, Communicative Arts, Education, Music, and Nursing

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