Southern Technical College

  • The mission of Southwest Florida College is to provide an education to men and women that will enable them to pursue successful careers and lead enriched lives.

School Highlights

Southern Technical College serves 858 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southern Technical College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty64 staff41 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southern Technical College has declined by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Southern Technical College diversity score of 0.72 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment858 students789 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:135:1
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# Full-Time Students609 students537 students
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# Part-Time Students249 students832 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
24%
28%
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% Black
22%
19%
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% White
41%
39%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.720.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,100$30,300
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,860 is less than the state average of $15,300. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,860$15,300
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid67%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,031$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With two campuses, one in Tampa and one in Ft. Myers, Southwest Florida College is a private, non-profit and accredited senior college. Southwest Florida College is a Florida career school that offers a future by helping you acquire the skills you need to be in demand in today's competitive workplace. Whether you want education and training for a new career or additional skills that will enhance your performance in your current career, Southwest Florida College's skilled team of professionals has tailored programs that are suited to meet your needs. The College offers Associate degrees, diplomas or certificates in Accounting Technology, Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Information Technology Management, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Hospitality Management, Management and Marketing, Medical Administration, Medical Assisting, Medical Transcription, Microsoft? Network Engineer and Systems Administrator, Paralegal Studies, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technician, Technical Administration, Medical Records & Coding, Early Childhood Education and Network Security & Computer Forensics. The College offers day, evening and weekend classes so that your training fits with your busy schedule. Learn at your convenience and at your own pace. Southwest Florida College (Fort Myers and Tampa) is authorized to award Associate of Science degrees by the Commission for Independent Education Colleges and Universities, Department of Education Tallahassee, FL. Southwest Florida College is accredited as a Senior College by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Southern Technical College is Florida SouthWestern State College (2.8 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,704 per year for in-state students and $10,750 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,300 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Florida is Cortiva Institute-Maitland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.