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

St. Petersburg College alumni rank 1st in the state of Florida for possessing the most valuable job skills. Founded in 1927, SPC is Florida's first two-year college and the first to offer bachelor’s degrees. We offer more than 100 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. Our new Pathways Program gives you a clear roadmap to success to ensure you are taking the right courses - in the right sequence - to meet your goals. 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
  • AS-Environmental Science Technology
  • BS-Business Administration
  • AS-Health Sciences
  • BAS-Veterinary Technology
  • AS-Engineering Technology
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Student Body (as of Fall 2017)

Enrollment Status
Enrollment Status
Enrollment Type Number of Students
Full Time 9369
Part Time 21938

Part-time students outnumber full-time students (2.34:1) at St. Petersburg College.

Diversity
Diversity
Ethnicity Percentage of Students
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.40
Asian 3.60
Black/African American 13.40
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.20
Hispanic/Latino 12.40
White/Caucasian 64.50
Other/Unknown 5.50

The most common ethnicity is White/Caucasian (64.5%) followed by Black/African American (13.4%.)

Gender
Gender
Gender Percentage of Students
Female 61.10
Male 38.90

At 61.1%, 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 72. 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: 31,307
Undergraduate Students: 31,307
Graduate Students: 0
Average Student Age: 28
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Costs and Financial Aid (as of Fall 2017)

St. Petersburg College tuition averages about half that of state universities. As a result, your scholarships and hard-earned dollars go further at SPC.
30
Credit Hours
for Full-Time
$112
In-State Tuition
per Credit Hour
$387
Out-Of-State Tuition
per Credit Hour
Yes
Bright Futures
Scholarships
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!

Scholarships

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 2017)

At SPC you are more than just a number. We offer more than 100 career-focused academic programs, degrees that transfer and faculty and staff that are focused on your personal success.
100%
Freshman Applicants
Accepted
$40
Student
Application Fee
N/A
Required
Tuition Deposit
N/A
Average GPA
for Merit Scholarship
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 go.spcollege.edu/admissions for details.

Application Deadlines
Academic Period Admissions Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
2017 Fall 08/04/2017 05/01/2017
2018 Spring 01/03/2018 10/01/2017
2018 Summer 05/04/2018 02/01/2018
Additional Deadlines Information

Registering for online classes
The last day to register for online classes is the Sunday before classes begin for each term. Registration for other classes is not allowed after the first class meets.

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

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Distance Learning (as of 2017)

St. Petersburg College is the #1 provider of online education in the Florida State College System with more than 40 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 go.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.

Highlighted Programs
Explore Programs
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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Campuses

Main Campus
PO Box 13489
St. Petersburg, FL  33733
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
Allstate Center
3200 34th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL  33711
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
Clearwater Campus
2465 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL  33765
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
EpiCenter
13805 58th Street North
Clearwater, FL  33760
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
Health Education Center
7200 66th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL  33781
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
Seminole Campus
9200 113th Street North
Seminole, FL  33772
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
SPC Downtown
244 Second Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL  33701
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
SPC Midtown
1300 22nd St S
St Petersburg, FL  33712
(727) 341-4772
Website
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
6605 Fifth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL  33710
USA
(727) 341-4772
Website
Tarpon Springs Campus
600 Klosterman Road
Tarpon Springs, FL  34683
USA
(727) 341-4772
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Veterinary Technology Center
12376 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL  33774
USA
(727) 341-4772
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Academic Programs

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Campus Life (as of Fall 2017)

SPC has 10 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.
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
Theater
On-Campus Housing Options
Co-Ed
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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Sports

Intercollegiate Sports
Sport Men's Team Women's Team
Scholarships Available
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Intramural Sports
Soccer
Additional Information

Academics at SPC trumps athletic achievments. Therefore, our coaches have made it their mission to ensure study hall and learning support visits occur on a daily basis. During the fall semester (2014), over 50% of the student athletes had 3.0 GPA's or higher. Not one tennis player had below a 3.0 GPA! In addition to good academic performances, our student athletes also participate in mandatory community outreach. 

Team Identity
“Titans”
Memberships
St. Petersburg College competes as part of the following organizations:
  • NJCAA
  • Suncoast and Southern Conferences
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Returning Students (as of Fall 2017)

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 go.spcollege.edu/readmission.
Financial Aid
Not sure how to pay for college? Financial Assistance Services provides guidance on grants, scholarships, student employment and loans to help pay college expenses.
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Contact Directory

Admission

General Contact Information
 (727) 341-4772

Athletics

General Contact Information
 (727) 341-4777

Disability/Special Needs

General Contact Information
 (727) 341-3398

Fees & Payments

General Contact Information
 (727) 341-4772

Financial Aid

General Contact Information
 (727) 791-2485

Honors Program Admission Info

General Contact Information
 (727) 791-2708

Registration

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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