General Information About St Petersburg College
MISSION OF THE COLLEGE: The mission of St. Petersburg College is to provide accessible, learner-centered education for students pursuing selected baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, technical certificates, applied technology diplomas and continuing education within our service area and globally, while retaining leadership as a comprehensive, sustainable, multi-campus postsecondary institution and as a creative partner with students, communities, and other educational institutions to deliver rich learning experiences and to promote economic and workforce development. GOALS: 1. Expand student access to baccalaureate programs, bachelor's degrees, graduate degrees, and careers; as well as prepare lower division students for successful transfer into baccalaureate programs through the associate in arts and articulated associate in science degree programs; 2. Maintain the "open door" by providing opportunities for under-prepared students to achieve college entry-level skills through college preparatory programs and services; 3. Promote the community's economic and cultural development with noncredit programs, continuing education life long learning, and targeted partnerships and leadership initiatives; 4. Contribute to the international education of students by providing opportunities that encourage global awareness and perspectives; 5. Provide challenging educational opportunities for area high school students through dual enrollment, charter school and similar programs; 6. Promote student learning and maximize opportunities for student success by enhancing services delivered by student affairs staff; 7. Provide a diverse student body with innovative teaching and learning technologies in various instructional modalities; 8. Build/acquire and maintain a high-quality infrastructure, including technology, facilities, and equipment, to meet student and community needs; 9. Recruit and develop an outstanding, diverse faculty and staff; 10. Perform continuous institutional self-evaluation and efficient and effective operations to assure a culture of excellence in student services and academic success.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, primarily associate's, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- 2-4 years certificate
- Bachelor's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 69%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 38,005 Native American 163 Asian 1,182 African American 4,057 Hispanic 2,345 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 10,297 Enrolled FullTime Graduates