St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave N
Clearwater, FL 33760-2822
Tel: (727)341-4772
32,612 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 32,612 students (29% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), 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

St Petersburg College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 32,612 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has increased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
32,612 students
1,303 students
St Petersburg College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
9,528 students
836 students
St Petersburg College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 23,084 students
1,046 students
St Petersburg College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
St Petersburg College sch enrollment St Petersburg College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
St Petersburg College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
St Petersburg College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
9%
12%
St Petersburg College Black (2006-2012)
% White
79%
67%
St Petersburg College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
St Petersburg College sch ethnicity St Petersburg College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
St Petersburg College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,172 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,427 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,172 $5,940
St Petersburg College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,427 $10,072
St Petersburg College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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    Largo, FL 33770
    (727)725-2688
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  • Saint Petersburg Galen School of Nursing-Tampa Bay
    Private for-profit
    11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N., Suite 100
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33716
    (727)577-1497
    4.5  Mi  |  534  students
  • St. Petersburg ITT Technical Institute-St. Petersburg
    Public
    877 Executive Center Dr. West, Suite 100
    St. Petersburg, FL 33702
    (727)209-4700
    5.2  Mi  |  232  students
  • Palm Harbor Central Florida Institute
    Private for-profit
    30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300
    Palm Harbor, FL 34684
    (727)786-4707
    10.3  Mi  |  424  students
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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 higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Pinellas, FL is Fortis College-Largo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.