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St Petersburg College
St Petersburg College 6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760 Clearwater, FL 33760 Phone: (727) 341-4772
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, primarily associate's, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • 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.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 69%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 38,005
    Native American 163.0
    Asian 1,182.0
    African American 4,057.0
    Hispanic 2,345.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 10,297
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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