State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

Tel: (941)752-5000
10,314 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 10,314 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
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 (7.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 239 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 239 staff
34 staff

Student Body

The student population of 10,314 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,314 students 634 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1
# Full-Time Students 4,173 students
468 students
# Part-Time Students 6,141 students
457 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.59 0.70

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,074 is equal to the state average of $3,074. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,597 is more than the state average of $11,427. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,074 $3,074
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,597 $11,427
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
Source: 2014 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,074 per year for in-state students and $11,427 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,020 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.