State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota

Tel: (941)752-5000
  • 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 38:1.
  • 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.
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota(FL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty239 staff38 staff
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 10,314 has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same 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 Enrollment10,314 students1,230 students
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:138:1
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,173 students537 students
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students6,141 students693 students
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
10%
24%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
17%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Black (2007-2016)
% White
59%
46%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
21%
7%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Unknown (2007-2016)
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups 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.0.590.70
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
32%
59%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2009)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,200$30,800
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,074 is less than the state average of $6,233. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,606 is less than the state average of $11,756. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,074$6,233
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,606$11,756
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,372$12,750
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$6,334
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $6,233 per year for in-state students and $11,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,011 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 87%. 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.