St Petersburg College

Tel: (727)341-4772
31,820 students
Public institution

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The mission of St. Petersburg College is to provide accessible, open door, learner-centered education for students pursuing associate degrees, limited four year degrees, technical education, and continuing education within Pinellas County and globally, in program areas where the college has special expertise. As a comprehensive multi-campus state college, SPC seeks to be a creative leader and partner with students, communities and other educational institutions to deliver enriched learning experiences and to promote economic development.
School Highlights:
St Petersburg College serves 31,820 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
St Petersburg College is one of 6 community colleges within Pinellas County, FL.
The nearest community college is Fortis College-Largo (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 894 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
St Petersburg College 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 894 staff
59 staff
St Petersburg College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 31,820 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 42:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
31,820 students
1,282 students
St Petersburg College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
22:1
St Petersburg College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
9,118 students
810 students
St Petersburg College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 22,702 students
1,017 students
St Petersburg College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
St Petersburg College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
St Petersburg College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
10%
7%
St Petersburg College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
14%
12%
St Petersburg College Black (2006-2013)
% White
66%
57%
St Petersburg College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
St Petersburg College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
St Petersburg College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
St Petersburg College non_resident (2006-2013)
St Petersburg College 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
St Petersburg College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,232 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,477 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,232 $5,742
St Petersburg College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,477 $10,294
St Petersburg College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
89%
St Petersburg College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The mission of St. Petersburg College is to provide accessible, open door, learner-centered education for students pursuing associate degrees, limited four year degrees, technical education, and continuing education within Pinellas County and globally, in program areas where the college has special expertise. As a comprehensive multi-campus state college, SPC seeks to be a creative leader and partner with students, communities and other educational institutions to deliver enriched learning experiences and to promote economic development. St. Petersburg College is located in St. Petersburg, Florida, in the heart of the Tampa Bay area. The city of St. Petersburg is bordered by 234 miles of shoreline, surrounded by water on three sides - Tampa Bay to the east and south and the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico to the west. Between its shores, the city has over 130 parks, outstanding recreational facilities, dynamic historical neighborhoods, reputable schools, and thriving small, mid-size and large businesses providing a healthy, fast-growing economy for its residents. The College fulfills its mission led by an outstanding, diverse faculty and staff, and enhanced by advanced technology, distance learning, international education, innovative teaching techniques, an outstanding library and other information resources, continuous institutional self-evaluation, a climate for student success and an enduring commitment to excellence.

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Did You Know?
Pinellas, FL community colleges have a 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. of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Pinellas, FL is Fortis College-Largo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.