PO Box 13489
St. Petersburg, FL 33733
(727) 341-4772
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At a Glance

St. Petersburg College (SPC), founded in 1927, is Florida's first two-year college. Regionally accredited and nationally recognized, SPC was the first community college in Florida to offer bachelor’s degrees. We offer more than 110 degree and certificate programs, including many high-demand, high-skill, industry-recognized workforce certifications. Our career-focused curriculum is created with input from industry experts to give you the skills you need to meet the needs of today’s employers. SPC alumni rank 1st in the state of Florida for possessing the most valuable job skills among two-year colleges. And with tuition at about half the cost of state universities, you’ll spend less to earn more.

St. Petersburg College (SPC) is a Public institution located in the Central-West region of Florida. SPC has Regional Accreditation .

The main campus in St. Petersburg, FL has a City feeling.

St. Petersburg College offers programs that lead to the following types of degrees:

  • Associate (2 yr.)
  • Bachelor's (4 yr.)
  • Certificate
Most Notable Programs
  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Educational Studies
  • Engineering Technology
  • Music Industry/Recording Arts
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Student Body (as of Fall 2019)

Enrollment Status
Enrollment Status
Enrollment Type Number of Students
Full Time 6320
Part Time 18271

Part-time students outnumber full-time students (2.89:1) at St. Petersburg College.

Ethnicity Percentage of Students
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.30
Asian 4.50
Black/African American 12.60
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.20
Hispanic/Latino 17.10
White/Caucasian 58.40
Other/Unknown 6.90

The most common ethnicity is White/Caucasian (58.4%) followed by Hispanic/Latino (17.1%.)

Gender Percentage of Students
Female 63.00
Male 37.00

At 63%, female students outnumber male students by a very significant margin. Percentages are based on "as reported" values.

Additional Information

SPC’s student body is diverse in ethnicity and age. Our graduates last term spanned in age from 16 to 74. The breadth of our program offerings attract traditional college-age students as well as those wanting to change careers in mid-life.

Enrollment Stats
Total Students: 24,591
Undergraduate Students: 35,571
Graduate Students: 0
Average Student Age: 27
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Costs and Financial Aid (as of Fall 2022)

St. Petersburg College tuition averages about half that of state universities. As a result, your scholarships and hard-earned dollars go further at SPC.
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Bright Futures
Additional Information

Research and apply for as many scholarships as you can! Don't let an essay or letter of recommendation requirement stop you from completing a scholarship application!


Not sure how to pay for college? Financial Assistance Services provides guidance on grants, scholarships, student employment and loans to help pay college expenses.

Estimated Full-Time Costs
Estimated Full-Time Costs
Category Cost
Full-Time Tuition 3352.50
Books and Supplies 2000.00
Housing Costs 0.00

The total estimated full time costs of $5,352.50 consists of $3,352.50 for Tuition, $2,000.00 for Books and Supplies, and $0.00 for Housing.

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Admissions (as of Fall 2022)

At SPC you are more than just a number. We offer more than 110 career-focused academic programs, degrees that transfer and faculty and staff that are focused on your personal success.
Freshman Applicants
Application Fee
Tuition Deposit
Average GPA
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Admissions Policy
St. Petersburg College follows an Open Admissions policy. Test scores and/or GPA are not factors in the admissions decision. A high school diploma or GED certificate is required.
Additional Information

St. Petersburg College offers options to develop new job skills, advance your career or transfer to a university. The admissions process may vary according to your academic goals. Visit www.spcollege.edu/admissions for details.

Application Deadlines
Academic Period Admissions Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Additional Deadlines Information

Registering for online classes
The last day to register for online classes:

  • 8-week course is Monday after classes start
  • 12-week course is Tuesday after classes start
  • 16-week course is Wednesday after classes start

Face-to-face or blended classes close at the beginning of the last meeting of the class in the first week of the semester.

Academic Calendar
Consult our academic calendar at www.spcollege.edu/calendar for term dates and deadlines.

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Distance Learning (as of 2022)

St. Petersburg College is one of the top providers of online education in the Florida State College System with more than 65 fully online programs.
Enrollment Procedures

Students must be admitted to St. Petersburg College before enrolling in classes. There is a $40 application fee.

Transient students
St. Petersburg College welcomes students from other institutions. Visit spcollege.edu/transient for details.

Distance Learning Fees

Online courses are subject to the following Distance Learning Fee (per credit hour):

Lower Division Online Courses: $15 

Upper Division Online Courses: $15

Additional Information

Our nationally recognized, award-winning online program offers hundreds of accredited online college courses in dozens of majors — plus online student support services at your fingertips. Look for online courses as you register in MySPC.

Nationally Recognized Programs
  • Veterinary Technology A.S.
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Distance Learning Courses

St. Petersburg College publishes Distance Learning courses on the FloridaShines Course Catalog. Students enrolled in other Florida public institutions can start registration as transient students directly from the catalog.

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Main Campus
PO Box 13489
St. Petersburg, FL  33733
(727) 341-4772
Allstate Center
3200 34th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL  33711
(727) 341-4772
Bay Pines STEM Center
4723 Bay Pines Terrace
Saint Petersburg, FL  33708
(727) 341-4772
Clearwater Campus
2465 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL  33765
(727) 341-4772
13805 58th Street North
Clearwater, FL  33760
(727) 341-4772
Health Education Center
7200 66th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL  33781
(727) 341-4772
Seminole Campus
9200 113th Street North
Seminole, FL  33772
(727) 341-4772
SPC Downtown
244 Second Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL  33701
(727) 341-4772
SPC Midtown
1300 22nd St S
St Petersburg, FL  33712
(727) 341-4772
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
6605 Fifth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL  33710
(727) 341-4772
Tarpon Springs Campus
600 East Klosterman Road
Tarpon Springs, FL  34689
(727) 341-4772
Veterinary Technology Center
12376 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL  33774
(727) 341-4772
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Campus Life (as of Fall 2020)

SPC has 11 learning sites, each with its own unique personality. Each campus offers opportunities for students to grow by getting involved with a wide variety of campus clubs and activities.
Greek Academic Organizations
Greek Fraternities
Greek Sororities
Social Fraternities
Social Sororities
Academic Honor Societies
Professional Associations
Marching Band
Special Interest Clubs / Organizations
Symphony Orchestra
Student Government Association
On-Campus Housing Options
Female Only
Male Only
St. Petersburg College does not offer on-campus housing.
On-Campus Services
Fitness Services
Child Care Services
Medical Services
St. Petersburg College offers Fitness services but not Child Care or Medical services.
Additional Information

SPC Student Life includes campus events, academic honor societies, special interest clubs, student government association, athletics and intramural sports, cultural events and more.

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Intercollegiate Sports
Sport Men's Team Women's Team
Scholarships Available
Intramural Sports
Additional Information


To provide student athletes who have outstanding athletic abilities an opportunity to excel in competitive sports and academics while building character through excellence, leadership and community service.


St. Petersburg College Athletics is committed to the development of our student athletes and success of our programs by fostering an environment of student success while maintaining high ethical and moral standards. 

Team Identity
St. Petersburg College competes as part of the following organizations:
  • Suncoast and Southern Conferences
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Returning Students (as of Fall 2020)

SPC recognizes that sometimes life gets in the way of enrolling every semester. We make it fast and easy for students to pick up where they left off so they can finish what they started.
Admissions/Re-Admissions Instructions
If you have not registered for classes in the last year or more, SPC needs to update its record to ensure we have your current information. This readmissions process is easy and only take a few minutes. Learn more at www.spcollege.edu/readmission.
Financial Aid
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Contact Directory


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Disability/Special Needs

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 (727) 614-7056

Fees & Payments

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Financial Aid

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 (727) 791-2485

Honors Program Admission Info

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Transfer Student Information

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Transient Students

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Veterans Services

General Contact Information
 (727) 341-3216