• 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 9,242 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 9,242 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,074
  • Out-state tuition: $11,606
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 559 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
559 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,242 students
1,232 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,927 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,315 students
2,000 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
695 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,927 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,315 students
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
17%
29%
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% Black
7%
16%
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% White
56%
41%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.65
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
31%
40%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of FL by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
7.47%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,200
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,074 is less than the state average of $3,280. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,606 is more than the state average of $10,578. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,074
$3,280
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,606
$10,578
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
71%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,250
$9,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota cost?

State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota's tuition is approximately $3,074 for In-State students and $11,606 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 9,242 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,074
  • Out-state tuition: $11,606
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,280 per year for in-state students and $10,578 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,140 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Florida is Cortiva Institute-Maitland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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