State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

Tel: (941)752-5000
10,533 students
Public institution
Manatee Community College (MCC), with the main campus based in Bradenton, Florida, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science and Associate in Science degrees as well as Certificate program offerings. Noncredit education is offered under MCC's Corporate & Community Development programs.
School Highlights:
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota serves 10,533 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is one of 2 community colleges within Manatee County, FL.
The nearest community college is Florida College of Natural Health-Bradenton (7.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 257 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 257 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 10,533 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,533 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 41:1
# Full-Time Students
4,126 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 6,407 students
1,017 students
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
% Hispanic
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Black (2006-2013)
% White
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota non_resident (2006-2013)
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.36 0.53
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,074 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,597 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,074 $5,742
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,597 $10,294
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

MCC offers credit and noncredit education including eLearning. Academic degrees include the Associate in Arts, the Associate in Applied Science and the Associate in Science. Noncredit education is offered under Corporate & Community Development. At Manatee Community College, every faculty and staff member has an impact on the quality of the College's educational experience. As such, the College offers its faculty and staff many resources in order to create a warm and supportive work environment. If you are a current MCC employee, you may find the links listed below helpful. More than 50 percent of the college bound high school students in Manatee and Sarasota counties attend MCC each year, with current enrollment nearly 11,000 students. MCC is among the top 100 producers of associate's degrees in the country. Students attend classes at two full-service campuses in Bradenton and Venice, the Center for Innovation and Technology at Lakewood Ranch, many business and public sector sites throughout the community, and from their homes via eLearning opportunities.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bradenton Florida College of Natural Health-Bradenton
    Private for-profit
    616 67th Street Circle East
    Bradenton, FL 34208
    7.8  Mi  |  98  students
  • St. Petersburg ITT Technical Institute-St Petersburg
    Private for-profit
    877 Executive Center Dr. West Suite 100
    St. Petersburg, FL 33702
    29.5  Mi  |  245  students
  • Saint Petersburg Galen College of Nursing-Tampa Bay
    Private for-profit
    11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N. Suite 100
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33716
    30.6  Mi  |  762  students
  • Largo Fortis College-Largo
    Private for-profit
    6565 Ulmerton Road
    Largo, FL 33771
    32.8  Mi  |  230  students
  • Clearwater St Petersburg College
    6021 142nd Ave N
    Clearwater, FL 33760
    33.1  Mi  |  31820  students
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